Daily Archives: February 10, 2016 (13 Articles Found)

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Singapore gearing up to grow aerospace industry

Singapore’s aerospace hub at Seletar could run out of space in about 10 years at the rate it is developing today. Although only half the 120ha of available land has been taken up by about 60 local and…

A space in Seletar to relax and connect

Restaurants, recreational spaces and a boardwalk are being developed at Seletar Aerospace Park as part of efforts to make the area a place to “chill out”. A total of 32 pre-war buildings there have been gazetted for conservation…

SPCA has big plans for bigger new home

In one room, a vet parts the brown and white fur on a guinea pig as she starts a physical examination. In another, a black cross-breed dog leaps in excitement at the sight of a prospective adopter. This…

Extend Lease Buyback to cover bigger flats

In focusing on the needs of elderly folk (“HDB focus on couples, needy and elderly folk”; Jan 22), HDB has introduced the Lease Buyback Scheme, which allows the elderly to lease back their homes in return for a…

Protect pedestrians’ right of way on walkways

I share the concerns of Mr Syed Alwi Altahir (“Stop the bicycle chaos on pavements, roads”; Feb 8), Mr Ng Sung Nang (“Build humps on pedestrian walkways”; Feb 8) and others, on the menace of cyclists on pedestrian…

Driver arrested after car crashes into Fountain of Wealth sign

A 40-year-old man has been arrested following an accident where a car mounted the kerb near the Fountain of Wealth on Wed afternoon. Eyewitness Peter Wang told CNA that the car had been travelling along the roundabout at…

War relic found at Changi Coast construction site safely disposed

A war relic found at a construction site in the Changi Coast vicinity has been safely disposed early this morning by SAF Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team. The relic, identified as a 155mm British projectile, was discovered last…

Fire breaks out at Veerasamy Road HDB flat

About 40 people were evacuated after a fire broke out at Blk 633 Veerasamy Road this afternoon, said SCDF. SCDF was alerted to the incident at about 4pm and dispatched a fire engine, two Red Rhinos, two fire…

Long Beach, other East Coast Park outlets to go by next Feb

Businesses at the sports and recreational development Raintree Cove, home to the popular Long Beach Main Seafood Restaurant, a fixture at East Coast Park will be putting up their shutters by next Feb. TODAY has learnt that the…

Parkland Green tenants bemoan lost business after severe power outage

Power was mostly restored yesterday to affected outlets at Parkland Green in East Coast Park, but it came too late for some who took a hit in business from a power trip that occurred before the long weekend.…

Western S’pore will see better rail connectivity

We thank Mr Aloysius Teo for his letter “Discrepancy in number of MRT lines to west puzzling” (Jan 29). The Jurong East region is being planned as the biggest commercial hub outside of CBD. To support this and…

Reits hold steady as quarterly results come in

The first few corporate results of Oct-to-Dec earnings season have trickled in, and they are a mixed bag. An economic slowdown in Asia has hit a number of firms in the oil- and-gas and infrastructure segments, while a…

Singapore hotel investment market to slow to a trickle in 2016, say analysts

Despite investors’ continued interest in the local hotel investment market, transaction activity in Singapore as well as Hong Kong will be sluggish in 2016, according to a report by JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group. “Investors will continue to…

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