Daily Archives: December 26, 2017 (9 Articles Found)

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Orchard Road’s “Shibuya” Crossing is a lost cause

It should have been the popular kid on the block prime shopping district. After all, people have heralded it as Singapore’s “Shibuya crossing”, to be compared to the king of pedestrian crossings. Instead, the scramble crossing now looks…

Animal welfare in Singapore with more bite

From building shelters to introducing sterilisation as a way of controlling the stray dog population, animal welfare groups here say they have noticed the Government is doing more to protect animals. They point to a variety of schemes…

More self-service kiosks at T1 as Changi Airport moves towards automation

More self-service and bag-drop kiosks have been unveiled at Changi Airport’s T1, as the airport moves towards adopting automation to increase efficiency and reduce the demand on manpower. The counters, such as a group of 30 check-in kiosks…

More public education needed to mitigate human-wildlife conflicts

I just read The Big Read feature, “As animal encounters hit the headlines, a divide opens up”. It is a cause for concern when our society is intolerant towards wildlife living in our midst. These animals have been…

Bike rental firms should provide total operating solution

It is a common to see rental bicycles being “littered” all over the place around the island. While we enjoy the convenience of such transportation, the situation of bicycles being parked disorderly can be improved. In other countries,…

74 contractors penalised in 2017 for discharging silty water: PUB

A total of 74 civil and building contractors have been penalised so far this year for discharging silty water into the waterways, as well as not providing adequate Earth Control Measures (ECM) at their sites, PUB said on…

SG homebuyers in 2018 – How the 2017 en-bloc sales fever may hit you hard

It seems Singapore’s property slump might soon be over. Recently, a wave of en-bloc sales swept Singapore, leading us to believe that housing prices could soon be in the rise. Why is this cause for concern? Those people…

Residential outlook for 2018

Most property consultants are expecting new-home sales to ring in at roughly 11,000 units for 2017. This is a 38% increase from the 7,972 units registered in 2016, says Tricia Song, Colliers Intl head of research for Singapore.…

Keppel Land confident of homebuyers’ interest

One of the projects homebuyers can look forward to is the upcoming condominium at Serangoon Gardens that is slated to be launched in 2018. “We are confident of the development’s potential and interest from homebuyers,” says Ng Ooi…

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