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Don Don Donki Singapore targets office workers

Don Don Donki Singapore’s second store has begun trading at 100AM Mall on Tras St in CBD. The 1186 sqm store will trade from 8am to midnight seven days a week, selling a wide range of fresh and…

First Southeast Asian MCM Haus opens in Singapore

German luxury brand MCM has opened its first SEA MCM Haus at Paragon on Singapore’s Orchard Road. The 2160 sqft store offers a full range of products, including leather goods, ready-to-wear apparel, shoes and accessories. The store, which…

First The Macallan boutique opens at Marina One

Spirits maker Edrington Singapore and retailer 1855 The Bottle Shop have teamed up to open the first The Macallan Boutique. Located at Marina One, the 46 sqm boutique is set to be “a hub of exploration, education and…

Singapore Zoo welcomes new butterflies to its ‘Fragile Forest’, including an extinct species

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Singapore Zoo’s “Fragile Forest” – a 20,000 cubic metre biodome that mimics a tropical rainforest habitat – has added a new butterfly aviary with a whole bunch of new unique butterflies, WRS announced on Mon. There are eleven…

How about an all-electric car-lite Singapore?

Elon Musk, the American billionaire entrepreneur who is revolutionising transport in space and on the ground through Space X and Tesla respectively, caused a minor stir here recently. In a tweet on May 26, Musk effectively accused Singapore…

Sysma secures $37.7 mil construction contract from Oxley for Pasir Panjang project

Sysma Holdings’ wholly-owned subsidiary, Sysma Construction, has won a contract worth $37.7 million for construction works at a residential project located at 231 Pasir Panjang Road in Singapore. The contract was awarded by Oxley Amber, a wholly-owned subsidiary…

Lian Beng secures Flora Drive condo development contract worth $96 mil

Lian Beng Group says that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Lian Beng Construction (1998), has secured a contract from Tripartite Developers for a proposed condominium development for $95.8 million. Under the contract, the group will develop nine blocks of 8-storey…

Cheaper alternative to KL-S’pore HSR feasible but may be shortsighted: Experts

Even if the authorities upgrade Malaysia’s KTM railway infrastructure as a cheaper alternative to the KL-Singapore HSR project, it may still take time and need substantial work, experts said. And the move may turn out to be penny…

Balestier Road property sold for $143.88m

The 89-unit Kemaman Point in Balestier Road has been collectively sold for $143.88m to Soilbuild Group Holdings. With an approximate land price of $1,173 psf ppr, the freehold site will be redeveloped to a gross plot ration (GPR)…

More drinking points and possible sugar tax on the cards as war on diabetes ramps up

Imagine a Singapore where there is drinking water wherever you go – whether it is at a park connector or shopping centre – and you pay a sugar tax on your packaged drinks. That is what might happen…

Network of radiation sensors to be installed across Singapore to boost nuclear safety

Singapore is beefing up its nuclear safety capabilities, with work under way to install a network of radiation sensors around the island. NEA told ST that it plans to install about 40 sensors across Singapore in two phases…

Summit puts a shine on Singapore

Last Tues’s US-North Korean summit, an unconventional attempt to bring into the fold one of the most isolated nations on earth, spoke well of Singapore’s intl standing and the enduring values it upholds: a belief in globalisation and…

Singapore’s concerted efforts to reduce emissions

We thank Mr Alan Kiat-Leng Lee for his views on Singapore’s climate change efforts (Go further in push to develop clean energy; June 7). Reducing vehicular emissions and increasing renewable energy deployment are critical to helping us achieve…

Why high-end, Michelin-star restaurants are shutting down in Singapore

In June, foodie circles were shocked when celebrity Michelin chef Joël Robuchon announced the closure of Joël Robuchon Restaurant and L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon at the end of this month. In Feb, Restaurant André permanently hung the closed…

Investigations ongoing after cladding falls off HDB block in Pasir Ris

Investigations are ongoing after part of an HDB block’s decorative cladding fell off its facade. The incident happened at Blk 270 Pasir Ris St 21, according to a FB post by Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC MP Zainal Sapari on…

Co-working operator Found carves out a niche

Grace Sai, CEO and co-founder of co-working niche operator Found, believes the mainstream co-working space is “getting too crowded”. She adds, “We’re not interested in competing there.” Found currently operates in two locations in Singapore — an 8,000…

Price divide at prime districts

Roxy-Pacific Holdings’ 56-unit boutique development 120 Grange saw a total of 37 units sold over the launch weekend on June 1 and 2. Given its prime District 10 location and freehold tenure, the average price of units sold…

Knight Frank makes three new senior appointments

Knight Frank has made three new appointments to its Singapore business. Dr Lee Nai Jia, previously from ET&Co, will assume the role of senior director and head of research. He has extensive experience in real estate consultancy, urban…

URA Master Plan for property buyers: How to understand it

The first thing savvy property buyers do when researching a unit, house or project they’re interested in is to check the URA Master Plan. Created by URA, the Master Plan is the “statutory land use plan which guides…

Aussie firm leads study to refresh Orchard Road

A $1.3 million study is under way to come up with ways to breathe new life into Orchard Road. Leading the charge is an Australian urban planning consultancy. Work began in Apr, and the proposals by the company…

System outage causes flight delays for AirAsia passengers at Changi Airport

Hundreds of AirAsia passengers at Changi Airport were affected by a system outage on Mon morning, resulting in long queues forming at the check-in counters. The outage affected 10 AirAsia flights, its spokesman said. The departure flight schedule…

KFC Singapore to stop providing plastic caps and straws for drinks

KFC announced on Mon that in an effort to reduce single-use plastics, it will no longer provide plastic caps and straws with drinks at its 84 outlets in Singapore starting on Wed. It will, however, continue to offer…

Private home sales jumped 53.1% in May

Home sales climbed 53.1% MoM in May. Developers sold 1,257 residential units including 1,121 private condos and 136 EC, URA revealed. Twin VEW sold 454 of 520 units (87% take up) and all its one and two bedroom…

7 MRT stations along NSL to close earlier in July

Seven MRT stations along the NSL from Bukit Gombak to Admiralty will close earlier every Fri and Sat starting July, SMRT said on Mon. The train operator said the stations will close at around 11pm on these days…

RM50bil cheaper alternative to KL-S’pore HSR

An alternative proposal to have a railway link to Singapore by upgrading the present infrastructure will only cost the government RM20bil – much lower than the HSR project which will cost between RM60bil and RM70bil. The proposal will…

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