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PPP: Promised partnerships (can) prosper

It was meant to be a gleaming homage to Singapore sport, and a testament to the success of partnerships between the Government and the private sector. Instead, the $1.33 billion Singapore Sports Hub has become better known for…

More rats caught in Bukit Batok

The second phase of operations to eradicate the rat infestation at Bukit Batok started early today with another 26 rats caught. So far, more than 230 rats have been caught since the operations to eradicate them started on…

Burgeoning community embodies spirit of Smart Nation

There is a burgeoning community in Singapore who may just embody the spirit of a Smart Nation. Singapore’s Smart Nation initiative is about leveraging technology to make lives better for Singaporeans. A relatively new movement, SG Makers, has…

450 stalls submit bids for Chinatown’s Chinese New Year bazaar

Stall operators appear to be willing to fork out more to participate in the Chinese New Year bazaar in Chinatown next year. At the close of a tender exercise yesterday, about 450 stalls have submitted bids for the…

One of five Toa Payoh vandalism suspects pleads guilty

One of five youths allegedly involved in a rooftop graffiti case in Toa Payoh in May pleaded guilty yesterday to theft and criminal trespass. David William Graaskov, 18, pleaded guilty to three of the six charges he was…

URA may reveal nett prices of units sold

The upcoming move to disclose the net prices of individual units sold by developers will give buyers, property firms and policymakers a more accurate snapshot of the market, said experts yesterday. The change, which was mentioned on Tues…

Watch the Christmas lights all over Singapore

Want to see some Christmas lights, but don’t want to leave your comfortable chair? We are taking you to Boon Lay, Toa Payoh, Hougang and of course, Orchard Road for a glimpse of places that got all dressed…

Why was rat problem allowed to fester?

The extent of the rat infestation in Bukit Batok is alarming indeed (“Rats run wild near Bukit Batok MRT station”; last Thurs). I am perplexed by how the situation was allowed to develop to such a stage. AVA…

More education needed on feeding strays

I agree with Dr George Wong Seow Choon that a multi-pronged approach should be considered in tackling the rat problem in Bukit Batok and preventing similar occurrences in other areas (“Concerted effort needed to tackle rat problem”; Mon).…

Disquiet over traffic noise

I wish to draw the attention of the HPB and NEA to the article (“Harmful road traffic noise affects 1 in 4 in Europe”; last Sat). The World Health Organisation states that noise is an underestimated threat, and…

Japanese practice worth emulating

I worked in Japan for more than two years, and my family and I enjoyed watching the hanabi or summer fireworks festival. After the event, I saw many people queueing up, and wondered if they were doing so…

Retail rents ‘dip amid cautious outlook’

Retail rents have dipped a little this quarter, given the cautious business outlook and growing interest in e-commerce, DTZ said in a report yesterday. Rents in Orchard Road and Scotts Road fell 0.7 per cent in the fourth…

CapitaGreen secures leases for half of it net lettable area

CapitaGreen, the new 40-storey Grade A office building on the site of the former Market St Carpark in Raffles Place, has secured leases for 50.4 per cent, or 352,800 sqft, of its 700,000 sqft of NLA as of…

Customer disgusted by sight of cockroaches in stall at Bedok Mall

A shopper at Bedok Mall did not expect to see cockroaches scuttling around when she ordered some tutu kueh from a stall at the shopping centre last Fri, at about 7.50pm .She said that even after she told…

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