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Crane collides with overhead bridge along Jurong Town Hall Road

A crane collided with the underside of an overhead bridge along Jurong Town Hall Road late on Sat night. At 10.20pm, LTA tweeted that an accident had occurred on Jurong Town Hall Road towards Science Centre Road after…

Property jargon of the day: Cash-Out Refinancing

Today we look at the Cash-Out Refinancing, and how it helps you get money out of your house. Cash-out refinancing is also called a reverse mortgage, or just cash-out refi for short. In effect, a cash-out refi allows…

Singapore’s yearly waste weighs the same as 530,000 double-decker buses, and that’s not sustainable: Masagos

Singapore generated 7.7 million tonnes of waste last year, equivalent to the weight of 530,000 double-decker buses. It is an amount that is not sustainable in the long run, said MEWR Minister Masagos Zulkifli. In addition to reducing…

Spotlight on lack of rest areas for workers

A calendar, several clocks, a Cookie Monster toy and a photo of a friend hang on the walls of a bin centre in a West Coast condominium. The bin centre also has an old but functioning fridge and…

Architect Moshe Safdie on the paradise garden theme for Changi Airport’s Jewel

Dinosaurs, mummies and aquariums. These were some of the ideas that popped up when Canadian-Israeli architect Moshe Safdie and property developer Capitaland were brainstorming for a thematic attraction to go along with the retail space for Jewel Changi…

Pure Group to open 8th facility in Suntec City

Pure Group is set to open its eighth facility in Singapore, taking over an existing gym at Suntec City. The new Suntec outlet is likely to focus on circuit training, high intensity workouts and personal training, said Vikram…

Does Singapore’s kampung spirit hold key to living with dementia?

Advanced dementia has left Lim Jeok Moey unable to leave home without a wheelchair for the past year. But last month at the Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park, the 90-year-old managed to clock a distance of nearly half a…

Singapore’s new Jewel Changi airport isn’t just about planes. It has a 40m waterfall inside it

Thousands of Singaporeans are flocking to the city’s newest major attraction, ahead of the new S$1.7 billion Jewel Changi Airport’s opening on Wed. Though for some, taking the family to an airport for a day out may seem…

Site supervisor jailed 16 weeks for asking worker to take blame for fatal accident

A machinery storage yard site supervisor was sentenced to 16 weeks’ jail for offences related to a fatal workplace accident in 2016, said MOM on Sat. Tay Yong Chuan, a site supervisor for ZAP Piling Pte Ltd, was…

Piéce de resistance? Jewel strengthens Changi Airport’s grip on best airport crown

Five years in the making, Changi Airport’s latest extension is touted to be the Jewel in its crown. CAG MD for airport operations mgmt, Mr Jayson Goh, told CNA last Thurs that Changi is positioning to be “a…

Building owners must step up maintenance checks

It horrified me to read about the metal panels that almost injured a woman (Woman escapes being hit by falling metal panels, Apr 7). In recent years, there have been incidents of falling glass, wall tiles, windows and…

Make Singapore e-scooter capital

I have always hoped the widespread use of e-scooters would catch on in Singapore, and was delighted to learn that e-scooter giant Lime chose Singapore as its APAC headquarters. With the wisdom of hindsight culled from the bike-sharing…

SingHaiyi roots for flower power

Property developers have been turning to the world of flowers in search of exotic names for their projects. The latest to do so is SingHaiyi Group, which will be unleashing its “flower series” – a trilogy of new…

Lendlease beefs up Paya Lebar Quarter with new co-working brand ‘csuites’

Lendlease, the developer behind the 4ha Paya Lebar Quarter (PLQ), is entering the competitive co-working fray in Singapore with its own flexible workspace brand called csuites. The 72,000 sqft workspace is located in one of its three Grade-A…

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