• LTA removes artwork plaques following online flak
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    Reena Devi

    LTA removes artwork plaques following online flak

    The Land Transport Authority has removed the accompanying plaques for the mural “Welcome to Jingapore” at stations along the Downtown Line following comments from netizens that the word “Jingapore” was a misspelling. Responding to queries from Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore, LTA spokesperson said, “The title ‘Welcome to Jingapore’ is a wordplay on the artist’s name. By combining his name ‘Jing’ and ‘Singapore’, the work was an attempt by the artist to portray Singapore through his eyes.

  • After online flak, artist says 'Jingapore' in title of MRT station mural is intentional
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    Reena Devi

    After online flak, artist says 'Jingapore' in title of MRT station mural is intentional

    Artist Jing Quek has received some flak online over the title of his artwork for the Tampines West MRT station. Singapore artist Jing Quek’s latest work for the Downtown Line Station, Tampines West, has been trending online recently due to the title of the work “Welcome to Jingapore’’. Netizens have been sharing the image of the title of the work on a signboard by the Land Transport Authority questioning the spelling of the name.

  • NDP-themed MRT trains launched ahead of Singapore's National Day
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    Gabriel Choo

    NDP-themed MRT trains launched ahead of Singapore's National Day

    The interior of one of the NDP-themed MRT trains. With National Day coming next month, Singaporeans can already start to get into the spirit of the event as they go about their daily commute on National Day Parade (NDP)-themed MRT trains. The specially-decorated trains were launched on Monday (17 July) morning as a collaboration between the Land Transport Authority (LTA), SBS Transit and SMRT.

  • Where to eat: Hipster and romantic eateries near stations along Tuas West MRT extension
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    Audrey Kang

    Where to eat: Hipster and romantic eateries near stations along Tuas West MRT extension

    When someone mentions Tuas, you probably think factories and, of course, the Tuas Checkpoint. But that doesn’t mean the industrial district is as godforsaken as you think.