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House of curves

RT+Q Architects’ 116th and latest completed house is a Good Class Bungalow (GCB) in the Gallop neighbourhood, on a cul-de-sac with just 10 houses. The house was designed for an owner who is a keen gardener and art…

No new dengue cases in Singapore’s largest cluster at Woodlands, but it is still under surveillance

Singapore’s largest dengue cluster, in Woodlands, has been marked “closed” by NEA since no new cases have been reported there in the past two weeks. However, NEA stressed on Fri that the area is still under surveillance, and…

Year-long assistance programme launched to help companies keep workers safe and healthy

Companies seeking to improve safety and health in the workplace can now get assistance to do so, as part of a one-year assistance programme under the Tripartite Oversight Committee on WSH (2017-2020). The committee announced the launch of…

Sabana Reit’s Changi South former tenant to pay S$2.99m in lease settlement

The former tenant of Sabana Reit at 10 Changi South St 2 property is paying a total sum of S$2.99 million as a full and final settlement following a lease termination. This will see the former tenant Adviva…

MRT delay on North East Line due to track fault

Commuters on NEL faced delays for about two hours on Fri morning due to a track fault at HarbourFront MRT station. SBST first announced the delay in a tweet at about 8.10am, when it told commuters to expect…

PMD users with ski masks a concern

E-scooters and other PMDs have been on the pavements for a while now. There have been many complaints about the recklessness of the PMD users and their lack of consideration. But of particular concern to me is how…

JD Sports Singapore launches third store

JD Sports Singapore opens its third store at Funan, with its first-of-its-kind ‘King of Trainers’ mobile game. Spanning 2788 sqft, the store offers a range of 20 brands. The Funan store also makes shopping more “convenient and highly-efficient”…

Lee Hwa’s JewelPlay opens at Bugis Junction

Lee Hwa’s JewelPlay concept has opened at Bugis Junction, promising personalised jewellery and services for weddings. Targeting millennial couples and fashion-forward shoppers, the 880 sqft concept store features interactive touch-points and spaces geared to showcasing the brand’s bridal…

Tired of city life? Here are 11 family-friendly farms in Singapore for a one-day getaway

Contrary to popular belief, farms in Singapore are not just limited to agricultural farms. Farms are highly engaging places for children to learn first-hand where their food comes from. 1) Bollywood Veggies – This organic farm in the…

How Fruce shook up the F&B scene in S’pore with desserts you can drink

Roxie loved and hated the F&B industry, and that was why she wanted to change it. Roxie loved the food industry for the endless creative freedom it offered. The problem was that too often, it didn’t. Food that…

Bigger Aedes mosquito population identified as key reason for surge in dengue cases

The Aedes aegypti mosquito population has increased by almost three times since the last major dengue outbreak in 2013, NEA said on Fri as it outlined some of the key reasons for the high number of cases this…

Do co-working spaces know what women need? We headed to GATHER to find out

Prior to the official media tour of the co-working space, GATHER’s e-invite pitched them as a “feminine alternative” to traditional co-working offices, a “stylish” and “insta-worthy” space “well suited to the modern-day worker”. The first thing that struck…

Datapulse issued notice of compliance by SGX over hotel-related deals

Less than a year after it was chided by SGX for failing to conduct proper due diligence for its controversial purchase of a haircare business, Datapulse Technology has found itself back in the crosshairs of SGX. SGX on…

Popular bread maker Starter Lab from Bali to open a bakery and cafe in Singapore next month

If you’ve ever returned to Singapore from your Bali trip excited about having found luscious loaves of sourdough in the hipster area of Canggu, you’d be excited to hear news that Starter Lab Bakery is coming to town…

Mobile CCTV systems, new app feature targeting errant PMD riders to be rolled out end-July

By the end of this month, LTA will be deploying mobile CCTV camera systems across public paths and roads in a bid to deter errant PMD riders. The deployment is part of an 18-month trial rollout in partnership…

Wanderlost Lounge: Halal rooftop bar in the CBD with mocktails inspired by classic storybooks

A page taken right out of a fairytale, Wanderlost Lounge is a CBD drinking joint that steers clear of booze. The rooftop spot, a concept by The Halal Mixologist, the brains behind the now-defunct, non-alcoholic Atap Bar, sits…

Worrying loss of greenery

I am sorry to see many trees have been cut down along Thomson Rd and in the Pek Kio market area. We have lost their shade, beauty and cooling effect. I also note that within Pek Kio, many…

Get tough with errant PMD users

It appears that LTA has its plate full with this latest menace on the road – modified e-scooters (Here’s a first: Man fined for riding non-compliant PMD, July 17). This latest reported violation shows a complete disregard for…

Ban PMDs if infrastructure is not ready

Errant motorists in Singapore are punished severely where they have been negligent. Harsh fines and imprisonment almost always follow where gross bodily harm has been caused to pedestrians. Pedestrians coming down from stairs onto walkways are at the…

Rev up support in push towards electric vehicles

As a small, low-lying island city state, Singapore is especially vulnerable to the effects of climate change. At the same time, Singapore’s geographical attributes, coupled with its relative affluence, mean that, in theory, Singapore is well-placed to be…

Keppel Corporation profits dropped 39.3% to $356.28m in H1

Keppel Corp’s profits crashed 39.3% YoY to $356.28m in H1 from $586.52m in H1 2018, an announcement revealed. However, its revenue edged up 10.8% YoY to $3.32b from $2.99b. Its EPS fell 39% YoY from $0.323 to $0.196…

Can Keppel DC REIT achieve 7% cap rate level?

Keppel DC REIT may struggle to acquire an above 7% cap rate level which it had traditionally achieved in the past given the increased competition for data centre assets and compression in cap rates, a report by OCBC…

Retail property investment sales soar 52% in Q2

Retail property investment sales jumped 52 percent quarter-on-quarter in the second quarter of 2019 even as only two transactions were registered totalling $961 million, revealed an ET&Co report. The $520 million sale of Chinatown Point to a foreign…

Are EC prices becoming too high?

The gap between prices of ECs and mass market condos has been observed to be narrowing in recent years. For instance, the upcoming Piermont Grand EC is expected to launch at the $1,000 psf threshold. It is a…

One Pearl Bank: A new icon in the making

Over the weekend of July 13 and 14, more than 4,000 prospective homebuyers flocked to the public preview of CapitaLand’s One Pearl Bank, a redevelopment of the former horseshoe-shaped Pearl Bank Apartments in Outram. The preview attracted former…

Roman Scott, the conservation shophouse investor

To Roman Scott, economist and chairman of Calamander Group, curating tenants is the most important part of investing in conservation shophouses in Singapore. “It’s fun curating tenants,” he says. “You get to meet these cool, top chefs, eat…

Resale unit at Boulevard Vue reaps $2.5 mil profit

The seller of a unit at Boulevard Vue made the top gain of $2.5 million over the week of July 2 to 9. The 4,478 sqft, four-bedroom unit on the 17th floor was bought for $15 million ($3,350…

Unit at Finland Gardens up for sale at $2.05 mil

At Finland Gardens in District 15, a 1,324 sqft unit will be put up for its first auction on July 31, according to the auctioneer at ET&Co. This is an owner’s sale with an indicative price of $2.05…

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