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Technology

National bicycle-sharing scheme scrapped

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

SINGAPORE: A national self-service bicycle-sharing scheme which was slated to be piloted in the Jurong Lake District by the end of this year has been scrapped, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) announced on Friday (Mar 24).  216 more words

Current Affairs

Government scraps controversial social care exemptions plan | Community Care

The government has scrapped controversial plans to allow councils to apply for exemptions from children’s social care law, the Department for Education has confirmed.

Ministers have agreed to remove ‘exemption’ clauses from the Children and Social Work Bill, which is currently going through parliament. 190 more words

Political

Faultless Convict

My visibility blurred,
pearls flowed out damp,
which I had hold not to show the world,
appeared showing my hidden cramps,
rolling my eyes I see around where the lights were long gone, 149 more words

Poems

Costa Concordia Taken Apart For Scrap Five Years After Tragedy Struck

Costa Concordia Lounge

The Costa Concordia has finally been dismantled for scrap five years after it tragically sank, killing 32 people.

The ship hit an underwater rock in January 2012 and capsized in Isola del Giglio, near Tuscany. 210 more words

Costa Concordia

Orient Line's Oriana of 1960

On the same day in 1974 when I saw the Pretoria Castle in Southampton harbour I saw an

old favourite in the distance and took this photo using a telephoto lens. 241 more words

Passenger Liner

Pretoria Castle of Union-Castle Line

Union-Castle had attractive liners on the South African service. They were long and sleek 

compared to the high decked cruise ships of today.

Pretoria Castle 1947-1975 aged 28 28,705 tons built for Union-Castle Line by Harland & Wolff, Belfast… 31 more words

Scrapped