Daily Archives: April 27, 2019 (9 Articles Found)

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Singapore’s first life skills centre for young adults with Down syndrome opens

The first life skills facility for young adults with Down syndrome opened on Sat. The Independent Living and Training Centre being run by the Down Syndrome Association (Singapore) will provide training for young adults to practise and apply…

Property jargon of the day: Variable Rate Home Loan

Today, we look at the variable rate home loan, which is what every home loan in Singapore eventually becomes. A variable rate home loan is one in which the interest rate is not fixed. Note that there is…

Water play and wetland trails: 5 highlights at the new Lakeside Garden in Jurong

After seven years of development, Lakeside Garden opened to the public on Sat, promising something for everyone. Whether you are a parent, a nature enthusiast or a gym buff, here’s a snapshot of what you can look forward…

Lakeside Garden opens to public under first phase of Jurong Lake Gardens

Lakeside Garden, the 53-hectare western section of Jurong Lake Gardens, opened to the public on Sat. This is the first phase to open as part of the 90-hectare Jurong Lake Gardens – Singapore’s third national gardens and its…

Revamp of National Archives of Singapore building cost $37m

We thank Mr Tay Kian Tiong for his feedback (Why keep cost of revamp a secret?, Apr 19). The cost of the revamp of the National Archives of Singapore (NAS) building is listed in the Singapore Budget Book…

Students must abide by residential hall rules

We need to look beyond the perpetrator in the sexual misconduct case that happened in NUS recently. Female residents staying in university halls play an important part in ensuring safety for themselves too. I have heard of some…

Will Jewel Changi Airport sound the death knell for Orchard Road?

Since Jewel Changi Airport opened last week, my social media and news feed – and no doubt that of just about every person in Singapore – has been flooded with images of its by-now iconic rain vortex. Built…

What are the implications of dry dams and polluted rivers in Johor?

Over the last two months, the state of Johor has been hit by a series of environmental problems, impacting its rivers and water treatment facilities. This has shone the spotlight on the issue of water sustainability. The water…

Floating homes, parks, facilities – a reality in Singapore that’s closer than you think?

Urban life on floating structures at sea is no longer something more likely to be found in science fiction, with experts estimating that large scale platforms could be a reality in less than a decade. This comes as…

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