There are no international flights from India to Singapore, nor from Singapore to India. In a joint statement, MOT, MOM and MFA said that India has banned all international flights to and from Singapore since March 2020. Singapore Airlines can only operate cargo flights to India. Currently, the only passenger flights between Singapore and India […]
The HSR (High-Speed Rail) project between Singapore and Kuala Lumpur has been terminated after both sides failed to reach an agreement on the changes proposed by Malaysia. Singapore and Malaysia signed the Kuala Lumpur – Singapore High-Speed Rail Bilateral Agreement (BA) in 2016. Construction of the HSR Project was subsequently suspended, from September 2018 to […]
As the COVID-19 virus spread around the world earlier this year, many countries closed their borders to stave off a viral invasion from an as-yet-unknown and dangerous virus. Singapore did the same on 24 March 2020. COVID-19 has decimated air travel and set us back by more than 40 years. It has also affected many […]
When diversity is of the sort where politicians make suggestions without any grasp of reality, Singapore is weakened by it. This is the kind of diversity Singapore does not need.
Unilateral opening of borders signals to world that Singapore is open for business, says Ong Ye Kung
It is a small, cautious step to start to reopen aviation and resuscitate Changi Airport, as well as (Singapore Airlines). The aviation sector, Changi Airport and SIA (Singapore Airlines) do not concern just the aviation sector. It is linked to the whole economy.
“We need to start to take steps to open up in a safe manner that can revive Changi Airport, resuscitate the aviation sector,” Mr Ong said.
The airport, together with the seaport, are our lifelines, the two lungs of Singapore. COVID-19 has incapacitated one of our lungs, the airport. We used to register around 1000 flights a day but now it is reduced to just about 150 a day. Compared to the pre-COVID-19 volume of 20 million a year, today Changi […]
Public transport is heavily subsidised. MRT lines are expensive to build. They also cost a lot to operate, to maintain and to renew ageing assets. The Government does not recover the infrastructure costs through fares, Transport Minister Ong Ye Kung said in his National Day Message to MOT. “Fare revenue is insufficient to cover these […]