Nov 12, 2013

    Fares to rise, but don't worry, says minister

    The average commuter could find himself paying more for his bus and train rides as early as the first half of next year. But half-a-million Singaporeans, including the low-earners and the disabled, will get fare concessions that could make their journeys cheaper. Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew also held out the promise that the new fares would remain affordable.