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SG200? Singapore is older than you think

Colonialism’s legacy is far-reaching and long-lasting, and historians have noted that many of today’s present conflicts are the result of the workings of colonialism in the past. The manner in which vast swathes of Asia and Africa were…

Captive breeding can save species from extinction

I couldn’t agree more with Mr Lee Chiu San (Missed chance to be centre for legal trade in exotic animals; Dec 6). Breeding the Indian star tortoises locally, instead of sending them back to India, would have been…

Amber vs Meyer: A D15 freehold condo showdown

For more affluent property buyers who are looking to buy a freehold condo in the East, they typically come to decide between two mid-to-upscale residential areas of District 15: Amber Road and Meyer Road. Location-wise, these two prime…

Dangerous pushing of boundaries

Singapore’s insistence on its sovereignty and the remit of intl law is a clear manifestation that size, sovereignty and respect for intl boundaries and laws must not be taken for granted. These are important principles that have underpinned…

Singapore a stronghold for two threatened bird species

Times are tough for most of Asia’s feathered inhabitants, with many edging closer to being wiped out. But there is a bright spot amid the gloom. Two bird species familiar to birdwatchers, photographers and nature lovers in Singapore…

Singapore will take firm action when its sovereign rights are affected: Grace Fu

The Republic did not want the current maritime dispute with Malaysia to happen, but Singapore will take firm action when its sovereign rights are affected, said MCCY Minister Grace Fu on Sat. Referring to the two countries as…

Eatery chains woo younger diners with smart technology, hip interiors and better food variety

Enter OldTown White Coffee at Suntec City, and the built-in camera in the self-ordering kiosk scans your face. Your name, favourite orders, past purchases, how you take your coffee, and personalised recommendations flash up on the screen. This…

Co-working space that’s run like a military outfit

A new co-working space in the heart of town that claims to operate with military precision is up and running. The General Room at the TripleOne Somerset building in Somerset Road has been open for about a month,…

KONE boosts presence here with new HQ

Finnish elevator maker KONE has expanded its presence in Singapore with a new, 25,000 sqft APAC headquarters as it seeks to ride on growing demand from the region. The facility is home to the company’s regional headquarters and…

Escalatory actions by Malaysia ‘unnecessary and provocative’: WP

Escalatory actions like the deployment of Malaysian government vessels into Singapore waters off Tuas West are “unnecessary and provocative”, WP said on Sat. WP expressed its “grave concern” over Malaysia’s recent intrusions into Singapore waters, which Singapore has…

Maritime dispute: ‘Risk of escalation cannot be underestimated’, says Chan Chun Sing in call for calm

In his first comments on Singapore’s ongoing maritime dispute with Malaysia, MTI Minister Chan Chun Sing said with the possibility of accidents taking place, the “risk of escalation cannot be underestimated”. “The ground situation is tense. The ships…

Malaysia welcomes talks with Singapore on maritime dispute: Mahathir

Malaysia PM Mahathir Mohamad on Sat said he welcomes negotiations with Singapore on a dispute over maritime borders between the two countries. “A lot of people announce their borders off and on, and that causes a lot of…

Glentrees resale unit rakes in $2.3 mil profit

Over the week of Nov 20 to 27, the top gain was made by the seller of a unit at Glentrees, located on Mount Sinai Lane in District 10. The seller had reaped a profit after holding the…

Unit at The Metz fetches $1.35 mil

In the Somerset area, just off the prime Orchard Road shopping belt, transactions of one-bedroom units were seen at two developments on Devonshire Road. A 581 sqft unit on the 11th floor of The Metz changed hands for…

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