Daily Archives: January 5, 2014 (7 Articles Found)

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Softly, gently does it to cool HDB market

At the start of 2013, the question was whether the Government would succeed in its policies to cool down an exuberant housing market. A year on, HDB resale prices have slipped, cash premiums have gone down and fewer…

Property market in 2013-2014: A watershed year or a transitional setback?

The property market in 2014 starts with a series of bad news from URA and HDB. On 2nd Jan, HDB announced that the HDB Resale Price Index continued to drop in 4th quarter 2013. The 1.3 per cent…

New vibrant Geylang River connects the community

From a smelly river in the 1960s to a vibrant waterway today that connects the community, Geylang River was officially opened on Sun. The river was given a facelift under PUB’s ABC Waters programme. To preserve the rich…

Late-night blaze breaks out at City Square Mall

A signage on the exterior of City Square Mall along Kitchener Road caught fire on Sat night. A contributor to Stomp reported that there was a fire at about 11.20pm. According to SCDF, the blaze started from a…

Residents launch campaign against illegal parking in Tiong Bahru estate

Residents launch campaign against illegal parking in Tiong Bahru estate. To curb illegal parking in the estate, some residents have taken to the streets to let motorists know of alternative places they can park their vehicles. The area…

Nee Soon launches smoke-free zone

Nee Soon’s first community-led smoke-free zone was launched this morning, providing six Designated Smoking Points (DSP) for smokers. Working with NEA and HPB, the one-year pilot project is part of efforts to discourage tobacco use in the community.…

Everton Park, the next hipster enclave?

Nestled in a neighbourhood near the CBD is an area quietly becoming the next hipster enclave. In the past few years, the Everton Park HDB estate has become home to coffee joints, cake shops and independent furnishing shops…

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