MANILA - Dalawang beses nagpababa ng mga pasahero nang wala sa oras ang MRT-3 ngayong Linggo dahil sa electrical failure. Dakong alas-6:30 ng umaga unang nagpababa ng mga pasahero ang isang southbound na tren sa Kamuning Station dahil sa aberyang dulot ng mga lumang electrical sub-components tulad ng chopper, regulator at insulator, sabi ng pamunuan ng MRT-3 sa Twitter. Nakasakay naman anila ang mga pinababang pasahero sa kasunod na tren makalipas ang 2 minuto. Parehong aberya anila ang sinapit ng isang northbound train sa Ortigas Station pasado alas-2:30 ng hapon, dahilan para pababain ang 350 pasaherong nakalipat ng tren makalipas ang isang minuto. Humingi ng paumanhin ang MRT management at sinabing papalitan ang mga nagkaproblemang piyesa. Tinatayang 500,000 pasahero ang sumasakay kada araw sa MRT na nasa kahabaan ng EDSA. Bisitahin ang Patrol.PH para sa iba pang mga balita. … [Read more...] about News MRT-3 dalawang beses nagka-electrical failure
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MANILA - Pinababa ang nasa 75 pasahero ng MRT-3 ngayong Linggo matapos magkaroon ng electrical failure ang isang tren. Dakong alas-6:30 ng umaga huminto ang southbound na tren sa Kamuning Station dahil sa aberya na dulot ng mga lumang electrical sub-components tulad ng main chopper, regulator at insulator, sabi ng pamunuan ng MRT-3 sa Twitter. Nakasakay naman anila ang mga pinababang pasahero sa kasunod na tren makalipas ang 2 minuto. Humingi ng paumanhin ang MRT management sa aberya at sinabing papalitan ang mga nagkaproblemang piyesa. May 12 tren anila ang tumatakbo, alas-8 ng umaga. Dumadating anila ang mga ito kada 10 hanggan 15 minuto sa mga istasyon. Tinatayang 500,000 pasahero ang sumasakay kada araw sa MRT na nasa kahabaan ng EDSA. Bisitahin ang Patrol.PH para sa iba pang mga balita. … [Read more...] about News 75 pasahero ng MRT pinababa dahil sa electrical failure
MOSCOW: The head of Russia's space agency said on Friday that two astronauts who survived the mid-air failure of a Russian rocket would fly again and would provisionally travel to the International Space Station (ISS) in spring of next year.Dmitry Rogozin, the head of Russian space agency Roscosmos, was speaking a day after Russian cosmonaut Alexei Ovchinin and American Nick Hague made a dramatic emergency landing in Kazakhstan after the failure of the Soyuz rocket carrying them to the orbital ISS.Rogozin on Friday posted a picture on Twitter of himself sat next to the two astronauts and said they had now arrived in Moscow. Both men escaped unscathed and feel fine, Roscosmos has said.The mishap occurred as the first and second stages of a Russian rocket separated shortly after the launch from Kazakhstan's Soviet-era cosmodrome of Baikonur.Thursday's accident was the first serious launch problem experienced by a manned Soyuz space mission since 1983, when a crew narrowly escaped before … [Read more...] about Rocket failure astronauts will go back into space
SINGAPORE: When the nationwide roll-out of the Open Electricity Market begins next month, consumers here will stand to enjoy the benefits of a liberalised retail power market with industry experts expecting sizzling competition to fire up price cuts and other promotions. This after a pilot test in Jurong saw retailers trying to outdo each other in similar fashion over the past five months. Simply put, the expansion of the Open Electricity Market, to be done in batches from Nov 1 to May 1, means that households and small businesses will no longer have to buy power solely from SP Group at the quarterly-reviewed regulated tariff. Much like getting mobile phone plans, they will be able to sieve through price plans offered by as many as 12 approved retailers. As part of a pilot programme that started in April, 120,000 consumers in Jurong were the first to enjoy this flexibility. To entice those shopping for electricity for the first time, 13 retailers doled out a buffet … [Read more...] about Full opening of electricity market in Singapore to fire up competition: What will retailers do?
SINGAPORE: For the past week, Ms Janet Wong and her neighbours have been discussing the merits of switching electricity providers. This after the Energy Market Authority (EMA) on Sep 21 announced the nationwide roll-out of the Open Electricity Market, an initiative to fully liberalise the retail power market here.Simply put, buying electricity will soon be like choosing mobile phone plans. Instead of getting power solely from SP Group at the quarterly-reviewed regulated tariff, consumers will be able to sieve through price plans offered by as many as 12 approved retailers. “We are all very keen,” Ms Wong told Channel NewsAsia. “If it means savings for us, why not?” The roll-out to include 1.4 million consumers across the rest of Singapore is set for Nov 1 and will be done in batches according to postal codes. Households and business accounts with postal codes that begin from 58 to 78 will be the first, followed by the adjacent zone that has … [Read more...] about Singapore to open up retail electricity market from November: What it means for consumers