Daily Archives: July 22, 2017 (9 Articles Found)

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Excavator arm hits Balestier bridge: 5 other incidents of vehicles hitting bridges

The arm of an excavator being ferried on a trailer crashed into the overhead pedestrian bridge along Balestier Road, near CTE on Fri night. LTA said the incident compromised the structural integrity of the bridge, and beams of…

Bike-sharing chaos and out-of-the-box thinking

Many of us have seen them “standing around”, and there is intense coffee-shop talk about the need for proper bike rental etiquette. “How could he abandon the bike here? So inconsiderate!” a commuter might think if a bicycle…

New grid system to manage energy use in S’pore

Research money will be channelled towards the ways Singapore could be using energy in the future, by managing the country’s gas, solar and thermal energy under a smarter energy grid system. This was revealed after the 10th Research,…

S’pore property market sees support: Analysts

The first half of this year saw developers selling 72 per cent more private residential units from a year ago, as the market saw renewed optimism amid tweaks in the cooling measures in recent months. There are signs…

Damaged pedestrian bridge beam at Balestier Road removed after accident: BCA

The entire bridge beam of a pedestrian bridge at Balestier Road which was damaged in an accident on Fri night has been removed after being found in a dangerous condition, BCA said on Sat. “BCA engineers who responded…

Luxury brand boutiques continue to thrive at MBS despite Singapore’s brick-and-mortar retail slump – Here’s why

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The digital age is causing a major shake-up in the retail industry with brick-and-mortar shops struggling to stay ahead of online store offerings. But luxury brands appear to be the exemption from this market trend, as shoppers continue…

CapitaLand reviewing ways to improve malls

Amid challenging times in the retail sector, CapitaLand Mall Trust’s (CMT’s) manager is exploring ways to optimise operations across the malls in its portfolio, in anticipation of a pick-up in the economy. The ways include reviewing the tenant…

Muji opens first S-E Asia flagship store

With Japanese lifestyle brand Muji planning to open two new stores here every year, Singaporeans can expect it to become part of their everyday life. According to Mr Satoru Matsuzaki, president and representative director of Ryohin Keikaku, popularly…

What is the way forward for Singapore’s retail scene?

Only a handful of about 200 attendees at the recent Redas property market update seminar on July 7 spent at least $200 in a Singapore shopping mall in recent months, according to a straw poll conducted by Knight…

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