Daily Archives: August 30, 2016 (9 Articles Found)

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Singapore manpower ministry urges worksites to step up Zika safeguards

Minister of State for Manpower Teo Ser Luck on Tues said authorities have been taking steps to ensure all construction sites across Singapore install preventive measures against the Zika virus, which has so far infected 56 individuals locally.…

Tender for Marina Bay white site launched, strong response expected

A 1.09 hectare land parcel at Central Boulevard in the Marina Bay area has been launched for sale by public tender, URA said on Tues, with analysts saying the white site is expected to attract keen interest from…

SMRT investigating track fault behind NSL train delays

Train service was delayed on Wed morning along the NSL due to a track fault, said transport operator SMRT. “Expect additional 10 minutes’ travelling time from Yishun to Jurong East due to a track fault near Kranji,” tweeted…

Protect our central nature reserve by leaving it alone

Some 20 years ago, an acquaintance moaned about living in a concrete city. I disagreed with him because I was surrounded by numerous pockets of wild vegetation in Punggol where I used to live. How urbanisation has overlaid…

Food vending machines help offer more choices

I differ with the writer’s views in “Vending machine cafes: Bad news for local food culture?” (Aug 27). These machines can provide meals all day — with low prices, consistent quality and a choice of warm food —…

JTC launches tender for Tuas South Link 2 site

JTC on Tues announced the launch of the site at Tuas South Link 2 (Plot 6) from the Confirmed List under the second half of the IGLS Programme. The site, which measures 5,050 sqm or 0.51ha, is zoned…

Marina Bay white site launched for sale

A 1.1ha white site along Central Boulevard in Marina Bay was launched for sale by URA on Tues, after a Chinese developer reportedly triggered its release earlier this month. The 99-year leasehold site has a maximum permissible GFA…

Resale condo prices in central region up the most in July

Prices of completed non-landed private homes across Singapore inched up by 0.2 percent in July compared to a 0.7 percent rise in the previous month, flash estimates of the NUS SRPI showed. Excluding small units, prices in the…

New APAC research head at JLL

US-based property consultancy JLL has announced a new Head of Research for APAC, effective from 1 Oct. Dr Megan Walters has been promoted to lead JLL’s research department in the region, which comprises a team of over 160…

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