Daily Archives: October 5, 2018 (16 Articles Found)

Archives
  • Daily Archives

  •   05
    M T W T F S S
    1234567
    891011121314
    15161718192021
    22232425262728
    293031  
    APPLY

Sex toys sold from vending machines in Geylang raise some eyebrows

Adult toys sold from vending machines in Geylang have raised some concern as students have been seen entering the unmanned shop. MimiBox, located at the Le Regal complex along Geylang Road, has four vending machines and a display…

Amara’s Newton luxury project to launch next week

Amara Holdings, a firm with various businesses like hotels and specialty restaurants, is poised to launch its 10 Evelyn residential development in Newton next week. Designed by award-winning designer, Mok Wei Wei of W Architects, the freehold project…

Singapore supermarkets push back against abandoned trolleys

Retail assistant Pan Soo Yong, 63, was on the move again to push trolleys. Except that the 30-year NTUC FairPrice veteran was doing so at a considerable distance from the supermarket chain’s outlet in Bedok North where he…

5 ingenious uses of HDB common spaces

All in all, we’d say that HDB has done a pretty good job at mapping out what limited space we have in Singapore, and making Singapore a truly liveable city. One evidence of this is how HDB common…

Housing grants for persons with disabilities possible with proper assessment, Minister confirms

In responding to a parliamentary question on housing grants availability for persons with disabilities, MND Minister said it was important to assess if they are able to sustain the flat purchase over the long term without employment. MP…

AVA, town council reveal measures taken to manage Yishun swallow population

Yishun residents are getting their feathers ruffled by the appearance of many barn swallows there in the evenings, in what appears to be a seasonal affair. The birds are causing a mess – and a stink – with…

WP MPs, AHTC town councillors acted in good faith, did not breach duties: Defence

The WP MPs and AHTC town councillors involved in a civil lawsuit over millions of alleged improper payments “acted in good faith and in the best interests of the residents”, the defence said in their opening statements on…

Tiger Sugar to launch in Singapore

Popular Taiwanese bubble milk tea brand Tiger Sugar is set to launch in Singapore. Queues with a minimum waiting time of an hour have been reported at Tiger Sugar locations both in Taiwan and Hong Kong. Photographs of…

Big-ticket property deals fall 42% in Q3 after cooling measures

The tally of big-ticket property transactions of S$10 million and above across all sectors tumbled 42 per cent to S$6.5 billion in the third quarter from S$11.2 billion in Q2 – after the July property curbs put the…

Hyflux says still in talks on possible Tuaspring sale, strategic investment; no details given

Hyflux remains actively engaged in discussions with potential investors in its Tuaspring water and power project and in the rest of the group, but has not committed to any particular option and remains open to considering various opportunities,…

Singapore happy to be `Goldilocks’ for energy usage experiments

As the world tries to curb carbon emissions, Singapore could be a testing ground for new ideas on how to reduce energy use through data and urban design, according to MTI Minister Chan Chun Sing. Singapore is using…

Power supply renewal begins on NSEWL; more early closures and late openings expected

More early closures and late openings of MRT stations along the NSEWL can be expected as work begins on the renewal of the lines’ power supply system, LTA and SMRT said on Fri. The project is expected to…

Town councillors are duty bound to protect public monies and property values, says PRPTC lead counsel

Public monies received are not meant for town councillors to benefit their friends and families, and property values will drop if they do not do their job properly, said lead counsel for PRPTC Davinder Singh as the trial…

Thomson View fails in fourth bid to sell en bloc

Thomson View condo has failed in its fourth attempt to launch a collective sale – just the latest in a growing list of projects that have been unable to secure the requisite 80 per cent approval rate to…

Cairnhill Mansions en bloc: It’s a ‘go’

The S$362 million collective sale of Cairnhill Mansions will proceed at that price, thanks to a settlement that gives the penthouse owner who objected to the sale an extra S$867,004.79. This sum is to be equally borne by…

Call to focus on risk areas to curb workplace falls

Of the five deaths related to workplace falls from height this year, four were due to open sides and fragile surfaces, said Minister of State for Manpower Zaqy Mohamad yesterday. Even as there have been fewer injuries caused…

Sign In to Bookmark This Story

Sign In with Google