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Singapore agrees to delay RTS but reserves right to claim costs if project is further suspended: MOT

Singapore has agreed to Malaysia’s request for an additional one-month suspension of RTS project in the spirit of bilateral cooperation, and also agreed to waive additional costs incurred during the period, said a MOT spokesman. But Singapore reserves…

Volocopter eyes launch of its electric helicopter taxis in Singapore

German startup Volocopter said Singapore is emerging as one of the most likely destinations for the commercial launch of its electric helicopters, where it hopes to offer short-hop flights for the price of a limousine ride. The co-founder…

How will the residential property market pan out?

List SIR noted in its recent research that it will take 2–3 years to see how the residential property market pan out here. It noted that it was just slightly over a year ago that the government introduced…

Have effects of the cooling measures worn off?

The uptick in pricing index and greater uptake of new homes in Aug have raised questions on whether effects from last year’s property cooling measures have worn off. In a surprise turn of events, private home prices rose…

Budding hawkers get further rent rebates under improvements to NEA’s incubation stall programme

A year ago, Ms Michelle Yee Wen Lee used to be work nine to five as an office manager. But her daily routine changed after she and her 38-year-old field engineer husband took a leap of faith, quitting…

New gallery celebrates Eurasian heritage

The Eurasian Association has a new Eurasian Heritage Gallery charting the history, contributions and culture of Eurasians in Singapore. The permanent gallery, launched in a ceremony officiated by President Halimah Yacob on Sept 21, marks the association’s centennial.…

Turf Club looks beyond racing for revamp

Singapore’s only horse-racing club is looking to expand beyond being a racecourse to becoming a lifestyle destination with recreational facilities for the whole family. The 177-year-old Singapore Turf Club (STC) in Kranji sits on 133ha of land, which…

CapitaLand associate buying Fullshare’s office space in Cecil St tower

An associated company of CapitaLand is buying the office space at the former GSH Plaza in Cecil St from a fund led by Hongkong-listed Fullshare Holdings in a deal expected to exceed S$500 million. The building, now known…

Average selling price of OCR homes hit $1,433 psf in Q2

This chart from OrangeTee & Tie shows that the ASP of new homes in OCR increased to $1,433 psf from $1,399 in the previous quarter. For resale homes, the average selling price held steady at $1,055 psf in…

Pair of shophouses on Duxton Road on the market for $11 mil

A pair of two-storey conservation shophouses at 39 & 40 Duxton Road has been put up for sale for about $11 million, and the price translates to about $2,800 psf on GFA. The sale will be conducted through…

IWG launches first office space under Signature by Regus in Asia

IWG has officially launched its first office space in Asia under its Signature by Regus brand, which caters to the needs of senior and middle mgmt. The operator manages more than four different workspace brands worldwide for a…

Tall, flexible, and digitally connected: A peek at the buildings of the future

Buildings of the future will have to be taller, multi-purpose and digitally connected, said industry experts at IBEW in Singapore earlier this month. The impact that megatrends such as rapid urbanisation, growing populations, and climate change will have…

How will low-lying Singapore’s built environment survive rising seas?

If the world does not dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions over the next decade, Gardens by the Bay, Singapore’s flagship tourist attraction, will become “Gardens beneath the Bay.” So said Christiana Figueres, one of the architects of the…

Workplace deaths dip to 17 for 1H 2019, more non-fatal injuries seen: MOM

The first half of this year saw a drop in workplace deaths but also a rise in non-fatal workplace injuries. There were 17 workplace fatalities in 1H 2019, a dip from the 18 seen over the same period…

Hyflux gets two-month extension for debt moratorium until Dec 2

Embattled Hyflux has secured two more months of reprieve from its creditors, as the Singapore High Court on Mon extended its debt moratorium to Dec 2. In making the case for an extension, Hyflux’s legal adviser told the…

Non-compliant cladding found on building at International Business Park, industry professional fined

SCDF has fined the Qualified Person for the development of ICON@International Business Park (ICON@IBP), after the discovery of non-compliant cladding on the building’s facade. The industry professional had known since Apr last year that composite panels used as…

Businesses with eco-friendly policies deserve to be lauded

The support for Singapore’s first climate rally points to a growing concern among ordinary citizens about the climate crisis. A major theme at the rally was the need to move beyond individual action towards systemic change. One way…

Parents with strollers can tap in from rear door of bus

We thank Mr Long Junhong for his views (Make bus rides more family-friendly, Sept 19). LTA updated its guidelines in June following the Family Friendly Transport Advisory Panel’s recommendations in Apr last year. We have also communicated this…

‘Greenie’ label trivialises climate change cause

I was disheartened to see the word “greenies” used in media coverage of the Singapore Climate Rally on Sept 21. “Greenies” is a term that is often used pejoratively to refer to environmentalists. Calling those who were present…

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