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Beware of pitfalls in overseas property markets

It’s no surprise that alarm bells are starting to ring over the huge amounts Singaporeans are pouring into property overseas. An estimated $2 billion was invested last year alone as local investors looked for returns in foreign fields…

Where have all the lovers gone?

When Pasir Panjang Wholesale Centre opened in 1983 to centralise the distribution of fruit, vegetables and dried goods. Business at the once-bustling centre has quietened down. The site has its own canteen and an auction hall where hundreds…

Tampines residents to get their own Town Hub

Tampines residents will soon have their own Town Hub as construction for the integrated community lifestyle hub began on Sun. The Tampines Town Hub is the first of its kind in Singapore, with sporting facilities, eating places, a…

Leases of 4 hawker centres ended on Sat. Majority taken up tenancy offer to continue operating

The leases of four hawker centres ended on Sat. The leases are at Block 207 New Upper Changi Road, Block 117 Aljunied Ave 2, Block 20 Ghim Moh Road and Block 503 West Coast Drive. However, patrons can…

Asia-Pacific infrastructure ministers affirm the importance of creating liveable communities

Mr Khaw Boon Wan, Minister for National Development, emphasised the importance of putting people at the heart of infrastructure development strategies and policies, and the opportunities for governments to work with and tap on the energy and ideas…

Draw lessons from other cities to make Singapore a better home: PM Lee

As Singaporeans’ expectations of the country rise, the Republic will draw on lessons from other cities to make Singapore a better home by providing affordable housing and reliable public transport, adding green spaces and strengthening social capital, said…

Sultan of Johor seeks to reopen Pedra Branca case

The Sultan of Johor has ordered the state government to look into filing an appeal against the Intl Court of Justice’s (ICJ) decision six years ago to award Pedra Branca to Singapore. Pedra Branca which Malaysia refers to…

Three new wellness and care centres for Nee Soon residents

Three wellness and care centres will be set up in Chong Pang, Nee Soon Central and Nee Soon East. These centres, located at HDB void decks, will provide elderly wellness and care services such as day care, dementia…

Collective sale meeting: No-show by HPL’s firms

Firms owned by property tycoon Ong Beng Seng’s Hotel Properties (HPL) recently sought to initiate the collective sale of Ming Arcade, near Orchard Road, but mysteriously failed to follow through. The HPL-linked firms, the majority owners, called for…

Eco-garden brings nature closer to residents, workers in Jurong

Walking trails, a butterfly garden and a freshwater swamp are among the amenities Jurong West residents and workers at JTC’s CleanTech Park in Boon Lay can now enjoy, with the launch of a 5ha eco-garden within the business…

Cheaper, quality childcare in the heartland

Well-known childcare firms are setting up more affordable centres in the heartland, under a revised tender scheme which aims to make quality pre-school education more accessible. Modern Montessori International (MMI) and Knowledge Universe, two of the biggest private…

Treetop playground a winning idea to foster bonding

Residents of Sembawang will be reminded of the kampung days when a new treetop playground is built in the district in a couple of years. Drawing inspiration from the area’s history of seaside villages and kelong fishing jetties,…

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