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Bus, rail ridership soars to new high

Bus and rail ridership rose by 4.3 per cent last year to hit a daily average of 7.2 million – a new record and the 12th consecutive annual rise since 2005. According to just released statistics from LTA,…

End users haven’t benefited from more telcos

When a new player enters the telco market, there is much fanfare, some price competition and the handing out of freebies to entice new customers. But this soon fizzles out and, after a while, the difference in prices…

Community buy-in needed to create vibrant public spaces

We thank Mr Hwang Soo Jin for his letter (Make space for unobstructed views of mural; Apr 17). We are happy to work with local communities to shape the character and identity of our conservation areas. One example…

Help to nab wildlife poachers

Reader Keita Sin wrote in to ask what the right action is and which authority to inform when one encounters a suspected poacher. Environment reporter Audrey Tan answers the question. It may surprise some to know that highly…

Windsor Nature Park opens: 5 things to do in Singapore’s parks and reserves

Windsor Nature Park was opened by NParks on Sat, with three new trails and a 150m-long sub-canopy walkway. The 75-hectare park is the fourth of five five buffer parks at the Central Catchment Nature Reserve, the largest nature…

2 new public housing projects to be built in Toa Payoh

Two new public housing projects will be built at Caldecott and Toa Payoh East in the next five to 10 years, announced HDB on Sat. The two projects could yield a few thousand units, said HDB. The Caldecott…

Singapore opens 6th nature park, with another new park in the works

Singapore’s sixth nature park, the 75-hectare Windsor Nature Park, was officially opened on Sat. Located at Upper Thomson Road, the park is linked to the Central Catchment Nature Reserve. Visitors can walk along the Hanguana Trail – lined…

This time, it is local pollution causing haze

The haze that hung over Singapore from Thurs night through to yesterday morning was probably caused by local pollution instead of forest fires overseas, experts said. “Based on the latest satellite images, there were no significant hotspots or…

Residential market likely to recover by early 2018, says JLL

The strong bids for the Toh Tuck Road site on Apr 11 and high developers’ sales numbers unveiled by URA on Apr 17 are more signs that the Singapore residential market may be turning the corner, says JLL.…

Ardmore Park unit sold at $3.5 mil profit

So far this year, there have been three profitable and one unprofitable transactions at Ardmore Park in prime District 10, based on the matching of URA caveat data. A 2,885 sqft unit fetched a $4.6 million profit on…

Coastal living — beach, park and amenities at your doorstep

In Singapore, the most coveted homes are those with a seafront view, within walking distance of the beach and the park, and near eateries. The East Coast and Sentosa Cove are two areas in Singapore that offer such…

Taking your first step into REITs investing

With REITs investing gaining popularity these days, you may be tempted to jump on the bandwagon and generate some dividend income of your own. However, for one who is new to investing, taking a leap into the unknown…

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