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Funan mall reveals its digital blueprint

Funan has unveiled its digital blueprint as Singapore’s first O&O shopping mall integrating data and logistics aimed at empowering omnichannel retail strategies and transforming the customer experience. It encompasses customer analytics such as transaction and demographics data, robotic…

Teenager arrested for allegedly vandalising police camera in Jurong West

A 19-year-old was arrested on Sat for allegedly vandalising a police camera in Jurong West. The police said on Sun night that they were alerted that a sticker had been pasted on the lens of a police camera…

Prices of completed condos, private apartments drop 0.3% in Apr: NUS index

Prices of completed private apartments and condominiums in Singapore dipped 0.3 per cent in Apr from the previous month. This is according to NUS’s flash estimates for its SRPI released on Mon. The decline comes after prices rose…

KL-Singapore HSR: Scrapping of project could impact plans for JLD, say observers

The development of the Jurong Lake District (JLD) may be adversely affected now that the Singapore-KL HSR is unlikely to happen, say observers. Malaysia’s PM Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said on Mon that Malaysia is pulling out of…

Canning HSR project could stunt Jurong property prices, business growth: Analysts

Should the KL-Singapore HSR project – which had been touted as a game changer by Malaysia and Singapore leaders – be abolished, investors and homeowners in Jurong can no longer expect property prices to go up as quickly…

Mahathir says KL-Singapore HSR project will be scrapped: report

Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad has pledged to scrap the KL-Singapore HSR project as part of cuts to government spending, in order for Malaysia to “avoid being declared bankrupt”. In an interview with the Financial Times on Mon, the…

EWL running on new signalling system now – all the way to Tuas West and back

The EWL has switched over to a new signalling system, and, going by the first morning on Mon, all seems well despite the rain. The EWL is the second old line to switch over to the new communications-based…

Pulau Ubin’s Ah Ma’s Drink Stall to be rebuilt with something old, something new… and something blue

Every weekend, 80-year-old Pulau Ubin resident Lai Huat So mounts her motorbike and takes a short ride from her home to her kampung drink stall. There, she sells coconut juice and cold beverages to thirsty cyclists and other…

Honey, we shrank the monuments: Lego artists build replicas of Singapore landmarks

By the end of the operation, they were sweaty, their backs were aching and they had scratches on their arms and legs. Brick artists Xylvie Wong, 34, Eugene Tan, 41, and Andy Goh, 35, were transporting eight Lego…

Less than a year before lease runs out for Bugis Village tenants

A cluster of 34 pre-war shophouses, Bugis Village, has entered the final year of a 30-year lease, leaving tenants and patrons uncertain about the future of the area, which surrounds the popular Bugis Street market. The shophouses are…

166 PMD offences in first 15 days since stiffer rules kick in

Errant PMD users have been caught for committing 166 offences in just the first 15 days since tougher restrictions kicked in this month. A spokesman for LTA told ST that of the offences committed, 102 will be investigated…

Asbestos debris on islands off Singapore a serious issue

A potentially toxic mineral has been washing up on the islands off Singapore’s southern coast, causing considerable concern for the authorities and visitors. Since last month, debris containing asbestos has been found at the Sisters’ Islands Marine Park,…

Firms must work together to create unified e-payment system

MCI’s upcoming Digital Readiness Blueprint is a positive step towards a smart nation and enabling Singaporeans to become digital citizens. Under Singapore’s Smart Nation plans, a key strategic project is the advocacy of e-payments in the ambition to…

Airbnb should tie up with Singapore hotels

Some letter writers have expressed their dislike for Airbnb-style rentals. I recommend that Airbnb build dormitory-style housing or a budget hotel in Singapore to accommodate customers using its platform. Or, it could negotiate a deal with hotels to…

Why do airport rankings matter?

I have a problem with the Skytrax awards for the world’s top airports. It is not that I disagree with the rankings, as voted for by intl travellers. And it is not that I lack experience of the…

Family puts St Thomas Walk site up for sale at $68m

A prime freehold residential site along St Thomas Walk in District 9 has been put up for sale via tender at an asking price of $68m, ET&Co revealed. The property’s ownership is held under a single family. The…

Industrial leasehold prices plunged to 5-year lows in Q1

For the first quarter of 2018, the prices of 30- and 60-year leasehold industrial properties plunged to their five-year lows, Savills revealed. Prices for 30-year leasehold properties dipped 1.5% QoQ to $344 psf, whilst those for 60-year leasehold…

Draycott Eight unit sees $1.1 mil loss

A 2,863 sqft unit in Draycott Eight that was sold on May 14 posted the highest loss of $1.1 million (16%) for the week of May 8 to 15, according to URA caveats. The four-bedroom unit on the…

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