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Recognise ‘choping’ as S’pore culture

Recently, I came across the “Anti-Chope Movement”, which was started by the associate general secretary of partnerships at the Singapore Kindness Movement. People who insist that it is acceptable to “chope” a seat by leaving a human and…

The wisdom of passing wealth and properties to the children

We all wish to leave something behind to our next generation. It is a gesture of love and goodwill, and how we want to be remembered. But very often, we don’t know what, when and how to give.…

Condo rents slide 0.3% in May, HDB rents up 0.1%: SRX

Rents for private non-landed homes were down 0.3 per cent in May from Apr according to flash data from SRX on Wed. The fall in rents for condominiums and private apartments in May followed a 0.5 per cent…

Bose pop-up store opens at Changi Airport

A Bose pop-up store has opened at Changi Airport’s T3 Transit Departure Hall. Trading until June 30, the store will give travellers the chance to experience and own Bose’s first audio sunglasses equipped with Bose AR capability, and…

Gram Cafe & Pancakes to open in Singapore

Japanese-based Gram Cafe & Pancakes will open its first Singapore franchised outlet at VivoCity mall. Gram is being brought to Singapore by three locals who travelled to Japan and ‘adored’ the chain’s pancakes. A Japanese business partner linked…

US burger chain Five Guys partners Zouk to open first Singapore outlet later this year

News of popular American burger chain Five Guys opening in Singapore has been confirmed. In a surprising turn, their franchise partner has turned out to be the Zouk Group. Five Guys and Zouk announced on Wed that the…

Fashion brand Pomelo opens first standalone store in Singapore

Many brands have now flipped the script and opened a brick-and-mortar presence to maximise traditional retail opportunities. One example is omnichannel fashion brand Pomelo. Launched in Asia in 2013, Pomelo only had a website and social media presence.…

Two freehold commercial shophouses up for sale

Two freehold commercial shophouses at 148 Neil Road and 114 Jalan Besar are up for sale via an EOI exercise, at $16.5 million and $5.65 million respectively. 148 Neil Road is a two-storey shophouse with an additional basement…

Nicholas Mak joins ERA Realty as head of research

ERA has hired industry veteran Nicholas Mak as its head of research and consultancy, as part of the brokerage’s effort to grow those capabilities, BT has learned. He started his new job this month. Mr Mak was formerly…

Father of 1-Altitude security officer: Why was pit not covered?

When he found out that his 26-year-old son had died after falling into a deep pit in a high-rise rooftop bar, he went to the scene of the accident. What Mr Tung Kim Swee, 64, saw there made…

Urgent need to reduce disposables

I applaud the move by 59 organisations that joined a nationwide NEA campaign to get the public to choose reusable options. It is time for more initiatives and measures to be implemented towards reducing disposables. Companies can do…

Focus on common experiences to bridge socio-economic divide

The report on the diverse residential experiences within Singapore’s only integrated housing block which mixes rental and purchased units highlights the potential and limits of government intervention to reduce socio-economic inequality (Views mixed in block with purchased, rental…

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