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Driving the future of Singapore’s urban mobility with open data

Self-driving vehicles may become a norm sooner than expected. This is especially so as Singapore identified the development and deployment of autonomous vehicles (Avs) as one of its key focus areas for the recently launched Asean Smart Cities…

Istana may host Trump-Kim summit: Report

The Singapore President’s official residence, the Istana, could host the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump, a South Korean report said on Tues. Citing unidentified diplomatic sources, South Korean newspaper JoongAng…

HSR loss ‘a setback, not knockout blow to Jurong’

MOT issued a statement late on Mon to say that Singapore has yet to receive official word from Malaysia regarding the supposed cancellation of the KL-Singapore HSR. Meanwhile, property analysts have said that although the cancellation of the…

Cancelling KL-Singapore HSR a ‘big mistake’ by Putrajaya, says former minister

The government’s decision to cancel the KL-Singapore HSR project is a “big mistake” and would represent a missed opportunity, former minister Datuk Abdul Rahman Dahlan said today. Abdul Rahman, previously a minister in the PM’s Department who had…

Regus is now Singapore’s largest flexible workspace provider

Regus has opened a new location in Vision Exchange, making it the biggest flexible workspace provider in Singapore with a total office space of 385,000 sqft. Spanning almost 25,000 sqft, the new location covers the entire 24th floor…

Will a dropped HSR project foil Singapore’s goals for Jurong?

The fate of the KL-Singapore HSR hangs in the balance as Malaysia has yet to formalise its decision to cancel the multibillion-dollar project. The HSR was expected to not only speed up travel between KL and Singapore. It…

How are Singaporeans using their first property as an investment?

Let’s start by defining what we’re talking about – how does the typical Singaporean use their first property as a pure investment asset? The simplest way to do this is to buy a private property, but not move…

Malaysia PM Mahathir says will inform Singapore of intent to drop HSR project

Malaysia’s PM Mahathir Mohamad said on Tues that he will inform Singapore about his country’s intention to withdraw from the KL-Singapore HSR project. “I made a statement to the press, but they will be informed,” he said when…

Why is 50m pool now only 25m?

Our Tampines Hub is impressive and boasts six different pools, including two main 50m pools. The competition pool is covered and can be enjoyed by social and serious swimmers even during bad weather such as thunderstorms with lightning.…

Transform part of carpark into hawker centre

In 2015, then Second Minister for the Environment and Water Resources Grace Fu said that 10 more new hawker centres would be built. Both Bukit Panjang and Choa Chu Kang were among the areas shortlisted. Bukit Panjang Hawker…

Commuters hope Singapore-JB MRT link gets go-ahead

Malaysians who commute to Singapore daily hope the plan to build a cross-border MRT line will stay on track under the new government led by PM Mahathir Mohamad. They say the RTS Link, a 4km line connecting Bukit…

Kim Keat Beacon top draw in May BTO launch

A BTO project in Toa Payoh drew the most applications in the latest sale of new flats by HDB, with this month’s launch featuring initiatives to help young couples get their first home quicker. There were almost 2,400…

Construction company fined for housing foreign workers in cramped, filthy conditions

A construction company was fined S$352,500 last Thurs for housing its foreign workers in overcrowded, filthy and unsafe conditions, MOM said on Tues. Keong Hong Construction has also been barred from employing foreign workers. The company was the…

Jurong East residents, businesses concerned with impact of HSR no-go

A day after Malaysia announced it intends to scrap the KL-Singapore HSR project, the phones of property agents Anthony Chua and Eugene Wong were buzzing with calls from worried clients who were concerned with its impact on property…

Genting Singapore may be the major victim of the dropped HSR project

Will Genting Singapore be the major victim of the the Malaysian Government’s decision to scrap the HSR project between Singapore and KL? The PM of Malaysia, Dr Mahathir Muhammad had yesterday in no uncertain terms confirmed that his…

Singapore has yet to receive official notification from Malaysia about scrapping HSR project

MOT said on Mon it has not received any official notification from Malaysia on its plans to scrap the KL-Singapore HSR project. Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad confirmed in a press conference on Mon that Malaysia will drop the…

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