Daily Archives: May 11, 2019 (9 Articles Found)

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Ren Ci Hospital opens nursing home in Ang Mo Kio

Singapore’s healthcare delivery framework is unique, with the Government providing primary and in-patient care while community care partners provide step down care. The Government also helps these partners build, fund and operate healthcare and step down care facilities…

Protecting our hawker culture requires us to give hawkers more autonomy

Chances are you stepped into a hawker centre over the last week for lunch, dinner or even enjoyed a sinfully good plate of nasi lemak for brunch. In Mar, Singapore officially submitted its nomination to inscribe Hawker Culture…

Review Home Improvement Programme processes

My precinct is currently undergoing the HIP. It surprised me that the renovation workers took 10 full calendar days to upgrade one toilet. The time taken is far too long, be it for one or two toilets, since…

More ‘red, amber, green’ arrows being installed

We thank Mr Edwin Pang for his suggestion on how safety can be enhanced at right turn junctions (Stop motorists turning right when pedestrians cross, Apr 30). LTA has embarked on a programme to introduce red, amber, green…

Why no protection at void decks?

I was alarmed to learn that the Active Mobility Act governing the use of PMDs and bicycles does not include lift lobbies and void decks because they are “not critical for connectivity” (Town councils can ban PMD use…

Don’t prioritise safety of PMD users over pedestrians

Senior Minister of State for Transport Lam Pin Min appears to be placing the safety of e-scooter riders over that of pedestrians in his response to MPs who were calling for a ban on PMDs on footpaths and…

Ban e-scooters until infrastructure is in place

Kudos to the French authorities for taking the decision to ban e-scooters from pavements. They are, simply put, a hazard. So, the decision taken here to take them off the roads and unleash them on pedestrians is puzzling,…

Master Plan for Changi and Jewel Changi Airport add excitement to the East

The opening of Jewel Changi Airport on Apr 17 drew crowds, both local and intl, with some willing to wait three hours to experience Singapore’s latest attraction. Jewel epitomises what the Singapore government wants to achieve on a…

Strata bungalow development at Hua Guan Avenue for $16 mil

Singaporean property investor Cheok Chin Yam has always liked Hua Guan Ave, a quiet housing estate located off Dunearn Road, where most of the detached and semi-detached houses are of 999-year lease. The opportunity came in 2007, when…

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