Fewer train disruptions, shorter waits next year

Ongoing review likely to be completed by then, and stricter standards are expected. -ST

Call to boost 'heartware' on public transport system

Important to know and cater to seniors' needs: Social groups. -ST

S-Cross ticks all the right boxes

It may be small in size but Suzuki's S-Cross Allgrip is huge on space and quality. -ST

Car crashes into gas cylinders that fall off lorry on M'sia expressway

The car had crashed into liquid petroleum gas cylinders that had fallen off a lorry along the North-South Expressway in Kuala Kangsar on Wednesday. -TNP

Bus service 990 now launched to serve Bukit Batok and Jurong East commuters

SMRT Service 990 is the 32nd service to be introduced under the Bus Service Enhancement Program. -AsiaOne

Malaysia's express bus operators want fares deregulated

Express bus operators want fares to be deregulated, saying this will enable them to offer improved services. -The Star/ANN

Car catches fire after hitting gas cylinders on Malaysia's N-S Expressway

Ex-serviceman Mohd Nasir Jaafar was desperate to get to his 10-year-old son in the back seat for fear that his Perodua Alza car would explode. -The Star/ANN

China state media says train makers merger "model" for other sectors

The proposed merger could become a model for other state-owned firms at a time when regulators want to eliminate vicious competition between these companies for overseas deals. -Reuters

Mercedes recalls 10,500 C-Class cars in US for steering defect

Mercedes said it had reports of two incidents from outside the United States alleging loss of steering. -Reuters

NParks to mark SG50 by beautifying expressways

Roadside greenery along the five major expressways, including the East Coast Parkway and Pan-Island Expressway, will have additional landscaping. -ST

Don't pass costs on to cabbies

As a taxi driver, I have mixed reactions to the changes as I find the revisions have not holistically addressed the core issues of commuters and taxi drivers. -My Paper