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Euro-Asia Apartments eyes collective sale

A collective sale tender for Euro- Asia Apartments in Serangoon Road is likely to be launched in Apr next year. William Gan Realty, the agent marketing the sale, said that so far, about 60 per cent of owners…

Paying citizens for catching litterbugs is a slippery slope

Traffic wardens and other officials meting out fines on trivial matters such as illegal parking or littering are generally treated with disgust. However, most people will still excuse them on the grounds that they are just doing their…

Land-intensive industries on floating estates

I agree with Mr Lim Soon Heng that Singapore may need to use its territorial waters to relocate some land-intensive activities offshore, thereby freeing up more land for commercial, residential and green lung uses (“Vision SG100: Floating cities…

Don’t turn blind eye to electronic trash

NEA’s decision to study the option of having a regulated national system to collect, recycle and manage e-waste is an urgent response to pressing circumstances. Singapore churns out 60 million kg of electronic trash every year. How little…

Brick to the future: Lego creations give glimpse into S’pore’s future

The BCA Project Build Exhibition opened at the Raffles City Atrium at Level 3 of the Raffles City Shopping Centre on Fri. Organised by BCA to mark SG50, it showcases the top 20 creations from the Project Build…

Step-by-step guide to buying your first BTO flat (2015 edition)

Buying an engagement ring and getting down on one knee to pop the all-important question to your better half is one of the most romantic and intimate things a guy can do in his life. Our article aims…

Green office buildings: the new norm?

More green office buildings are sprouting up in Singapore’s CBD not just in response to tenant demand, but also simply because they are set to become the new norm, consultants say. This is because the Singapore government has…

S Dhanabalan to head company behind Mandai rejuvenation

Mr S Dhanabalan, the former chairman of Temasek Holdings and the current chairman of its philanthropic arm Temasek Trust, will head the company that is responsible for the rejuvenation of Mandai. On Tues, Mandai Safari Park Holdings said…

Restoration teams for Victoria Concert Hall, National Gallery honoured

MND Minister Lawrence Wong urged the community to work with the Government to ensure the success of conservation efforts at the 2015 URA Architectural Heritage Awards on Mon. “All these protected buildings and sites are our sacred spaces…

NTU to spend S$75 million to implement flipped classroom model

NTU will spend S$75 million to implement the flipped classroom model for half of its courses within the next five years. In a flipped classroom, students access course content on their own before class so lesson time is…

Braddell MRT station hit by water leakage

A water pipe at Braddell MRT station burst above a train door opening at the platform on Tues. Train services were not affected. As of 2.45pm on Tues, the second last Platform Screen Door of the south-bound platform…

Fire breaks out at Admiralty Primary School

Fire broke out in the toilet of a primary school in Woodlands in the early hours this morning. There were no injuries and no evacuation was required, SCDF said. SCDF said it was alerted to the fire at…

Fusionopolis Two to support future of manufacturing in S’pore: PM Lee

The new S$450 million Fusionopolis Two complex located in one-north will help to integrate all the capabilities needed to support the future of manufacturing here, as R&D have become important to Singapore’s economy, PM Lee Hsien Loong said…

Cost jitters pester industrialists as rents nosedive

Macro-economic troubles are bothering industrialists, and the outlook isn’t getting any better soon. The numbers tell the story as the number of leasing deals (inclusive of warehouse, factory, and business park premises) fell to 2,081 in 3Q compared…

Guocoland net profit skyrockets by 1938% to $550.5m

The property firm broke the stratosphere with a huge surge in its profit yoy, thanks to a $480m net gain from the sale of its 90% stake in the Beijing Dongzhimen project. According to a report from CIMB,…

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