Singapore 

Parliament: Bionix did not stop reversing in CFC Liu Kai incident despite repeated commands, says Ng Eng Hen, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – The Bionix armoured vehicle which collided into the Land Rover that Corporal First Class Liu Kai was driving, leading to his death, did not stop reversing despite repeated commands for its driver to do so, Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen revealed in Parliament on Monday (Feb 11). In the Nov 3 accident, the Bionix Infantry Fighting Vehicle stopped only after it mounted the driver’s side of the Land Rover – about eight seconds after it started reversing, said Dr Ng. An independent Committee of Inquiry (COI), as well…

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Singapore 

ComfortDelGro terminates hiring agreement with driver after repeated overcharging, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Taxi operator ComfortDelGro terminated its hiring agreement with a driver who was found guilty of repeated overcharging, after a customer posted a receipt of the inflated fee on Facebook. The post on Thursday (Nov 1) by user Joyce Lee showed that the fare for an Oct 30 trip from Changi Airport to Sungei Tengah cost $70.75. The trip started at 4.18am and ended at 4.52am. The location surcharge on the receipt was $10. According to the Land Transport Authority website, the Changi Airport location surcharge is usually $3…

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