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Microsoft and Steelcase have launched their WorkLife Centre in Singapore – with high-tech office spaces designed to maximise creativity and output

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If you’re bound to your desk without access to advanced tech at work, it’s limiting your creativity – at least according to Microsoft and American office furniture company Steelcase. As a solution, the mega companies have collaborated to…

New cameras that capture average speed along Tanah Merah Coast Road to go live on Dec 17

A new speed camera system that calculates a vehicle’s average speed over a stretch of road rather than at a single point will go live along Tanah Merah Coast Road from Dec 17. The system was installed along…

S’pore’s transport ministry calls on Malaysian counterparts to release ‘all correspondence’ relating to Seletar Airport issue

MOT has said that it has “no objection” if its Malaysian counterparts want to make public the correspondence the two sides have had on the Seletar Airport issue, but it should release “all correspondence and records of discussions”…

Malaysia refuses to back down over air and sea boundary disputes with Singapore

Hopes of a speedy resolution to Malaysia and Singapore’s dispute over air and sea boundaries dissipated on Mon as KL dug in its heels even as it agreed to a dialogue. The administration of PM Mahathir Mohamad welcomed…

Stanley St shophouse up for sale

A freehold shophouse at 28 Stanley St has been put up for sale in an EOI exercise. The four-storey conservation shophouse features a roof terrace balcony and occupies a land area of 1,729 sqft with a GFA of…

Malaysian Ministry of Transport slams Singapore’s ‘selective’ release of documents over Seletar flight path dispute, calls for full disclosure

The Malaysian Ministry of Transport today, accused Singapore of wanting to influence public opinion with its “partial and selective” public release of documents last week over the disputed ILS procedures for the city-state’s Seletar Airport. It was referring…

A*Star and local firm team up to turn food waste into odourless fertiliser in 24 hours

Entrepreneur David Tan set up a company to reduce and recycle waste in 2016, and imported 10 machines from Japan to convert food waste into fertiliser. But the microorganisms from Japan could not effectively decompose curry, hotpot leftovers…

LTA appoints new contractor to complete TPE-PIE viaduct by 2022, two years behind schedule

A new company has been awarded a replacement tender to complete the construction of the TPE-PIE Changi Viaduct, and it is expected to finish the project in the first half of 2022, some two years behind its original…

Maritime dispute: Singapore ‘disappointed’ Malaysia refuses to pull back port limits, cease intrusions

Singapore is “disappointed” that Malaysia is unable to accede to Singapore’s proposal to return to the status quo before it extended the Johor Bahru (JB) port limits, said MFA on Mon in response to its Malaysian counterpart’s statement…

Love, Bonito co-founder Rachel Lim conquers both online and offline with new outlet in Jem

While businesses are all going online, homegrown womenswear label Love, Bonito goes against the grain with the opening of their second retail outlet in Jem. This outlet came after the overwhelming success of their first brick-and-mortar store in…

KL’s stunt a bid to obstruct growth of Tuas port?

Any civilised country which understands the meaning of mutual respect in intl relations would have sought talks to clarify any territorial dispute with a neighbour at the onset, instead of calling for one only after it had repeatedly…

Better way to tackle litter problem

I agree that Singapore cannot continue to rely on cleaners indefinitely (Coming clean about being a ‘cleaned’ city; Oct 23). The commentary brought up valid points on how our mindsets must shift away from such a dependence. The…

Malaysia rejects Singapore’s ‘counter-proposal’ on maritime spat, willing to take steps to de-escalate situation

The Malaysian government has rejected Singapore’s “counter-proposal” for a return to the status quo before Malaysia altered the port limits for Johor Bahru (JB). On Mon, the Malaysian Foreign Affairs Ministry said Malaysia will take “all effective measures…

Singapore ranks fifth in total green office space certifications

Singapore came in fifth place across the six major gateway cities in APAC analysed in terms of the largest volume of green office space with approximately 13 million sqft, according to a report by CBRE Research. Shanghai topped…

Malaysia to keep vessels in disputed waters while talks ongoing with S’pore, says Dr M

Malaysia will keep its vessels in the disputed waters between the country’s maritime border with Singapore while talks are ongoing, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. The PM said that Malaysian vessels will be in the area until a…

Grade A core CBD office rents up 3.5% in Q3

This chart from the OCBC Investment Research (OIR) with data from CBRE Research shows that the leasing momentum for the office sector was upbeat as core CBD office rents picked up 3.5% QoQ to $10.45 psf/month in Q3…

ST Telemedia to build largest Singapore facility in Loyang costing $350 mil

ST Telemedia Global Data Centres (STT GDC) is beginning construction at the more than $350 million STT Loyang, their largest data centre facility in Singapore to date, and the group’s seventh facility locally. STT Loyang will boast an…

Chinatown Complex to be closed for renovations next year

One of Singapore’s largest food centres, Chinatown Complex, will be closed for renovation for three months next year, from Mar 1 to May 31. This is part of cyclical R&R works carried out at hawker centres every five…

Hip cafe helps seniors build self-worth

In a brightly lit space next to Khatib MRT station, baristas in striped aprons pull espresso shots and steam milk to create latte art. The trendy Give n Take cafe is in a 356 sqm space at the…

Bungalow on Sixth Ave to debut at $10.8 mil

A 2½-storey bungalow at 33 Lotus Ave, located off Sixth Ave in prime District 10, will be put up for auction by Knight Frank on Dec 14 at a price tag of $10.8 million ($2,324 psf). The property…

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