Singapore commuters to get free ride on National Day

Singapore in preparations for National Day celebrations.

Singapore in preparations for National Day celebrations. Image by Nicolas Lannuzel / CC BY-SA 2.0

Bus and train services in Singapore will be free for all passengers on 9 August, when the city-state celebrates its Golden Jubilee. The move is reportedly designed to encourage more people to attend National Day celebrations island-wide, including a giant parade at the Padang, the downtown playing field where Singapore’s independence was first declared. Read more: straitstimes.com

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