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Singapore Bicentennial: Take a walk down AR trail to experience Singapore’s past

Taking a walk along the Singapore River now comes with a new experience. A new AR trail by NHB has been designed to bring Singapore’s history to life. For instance, scanning an AR marker outside the UOB Plaza…

Police end trial extension of liquor licensing hours at Clarke Quay after crime rise

A trial extension to liquor licensing hours for certain operators at Clarke Quay has been ended by the police after four months. Last Aug, selected nightclubs and bars at the party hotspot were given some reprieve from stricter…

Sports Hub CEO Oon Jin Teik resigns, two more senior staff quit in leadership shake-up

Sports Hub CEO Oon Jin Teik and two other senior mgmt staff have resigned in what is the latest leadership upheaval at the S$1.33 billion project. Former national swimmer Oon, 55, who officially took on the role in…

5 ways the new URA size restrictions can affect you

URA has recently imposed new size restrictions on condos. But we know what you’re thinking: size restrictions are the developers’ problem, right? But you’d be wrong, as URA’s new rules impact you in a number of different ways.…

Should you rent or buy a property in Singapore?

Let’s get proper on the property, shall we? Owning a house with the intention to occupy in the long run is inarguably a fail-safe, conventional wisdom for the average Singaporean folk, because it multiplies that magic ‘E’ word:…

Despite rich history before Raffles’ arrival, 1819 was a ‘turning point’ for Singapore: PM Lee

Even though Sir Stamford Raffles did not “discover” Singapore in 1819, PM Lee said that year still marked the beginning of a “modern, outward-looking and cultural Singapore”. Speaking at the launch of Singapore’s bicentennial on Mon, Mr Lee…

Completed condo prices inch up 0.1% in Dec, first increase since Aug

Prices of completed private apartments and condominiums in Singapore edged up in Dec by 0.1 per cent from the previous month. This is the first month-on-month price rise for such properties since Aug 2018, following a revised 0.5…

Record passenger haul for Changi Airport in 2018 but global uncertainties loom

Changi Airport, the world’s sixth busiest for intl traffic, had another record haul last year, with total passenger traffic believed to have exceeded 65 million, ST has learnt. Airport staff had their hands full with the annual number…

Singtel to develop cyber security solutions for self-driving vehicles with international partner

Singtel will work with a global leader in automotive cyber security – Argus Cyber Security – to create a secure ecosystem to position Singapore at the forefront of connected and autonomous vehicle (AV) technologies, the firms announced on…

A spa-like yoga studio that C-suite execs love just opened a massive outlet at Raffles Place – here’s what it’s like inside

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What does a banker do after a stressful morning at work? According to the clientele of one yoga studio, the answer is a good stretching session instead of lunch. Pure Yoga just opened its second-largest Singapore outlet in…

Making Raffles vanish not a good idea

The disappearing act of the Sir Stamford Raffles statue may have evoked amusement and appreciation from some people, but it may not have been executed in very good taste. While visually stunning, the act could allude to making…

Roche Bobois Singapore showroom opens

French high-end furniture brand Roche Bobois has announced the opening of its Singapore showroom with a brand new design concept. The 5300 sqft Roche Bobois Singapore showroom is located in the Boon Siew Building on Bukit Timah Road…

Cyclists caught between a rock and a hard place

I have recently taken up cycling for recreational purposes, and wonder why Singapore is not as cycle-friendly as it should be for its size. Recent clashes between cyclists and vehicles made me realise that for the most part,…

Renaissance for branded residences

The project that truly encapsulates luxury hotel-branded residence in Singapore is St Regis Residences, which is considered the first such offering in the city-state. The 173-unit branded residence on Cuscaden Road is adjacent to the 299-unit St Regis…

Unit at The Coast at Sentosa Cove going for $4.6 mil

A 2,626 sqft unit at The Coast at Sentosa Cove was put up for its first auction by ET&Co on Jan 21, at an opening price of $4.6 million ($1,752 psf). There were no bids for the four-bedroom…

Singapore market outlook 2019

Singapore has repositioned itself as a vibrant and innovative economy as Asia plays an increasingly larger role in global trade and investment flows. We take a look at the demand drivers and major trends in the property market…

Can Singapore’s retail sector finally break free from protracted rental slump?

Figures from URA revealed that retail rents in 2018 dipped 1% after a 4.7% fall in 2017. On a QoQ basis, rental rates island-wide hiked 1.2% in Q4 compared to the 1.2% fall in Q3. “This shows that…

Lifts in HDB estates under PAP town councils to get new safety features

More than 17,000 lifts in public housing estates run by PAP town councils will get new safety features, more than two years after a spate of lift accidents. The safety features will be added over 10 years, but…

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