Daily Archives: November 10, 2019 (9 Articles Found)

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Singapore’s new waste app provides free door collection service to bypass contaminated recycling bins

Singapore waste mgmt and industrial firm Sembcorp has launched an app that aims to make recycling more convenient for the city-state’s residents and bypass the government’s troubled recyclables collection system. The ‘ezi’ mobile app enables residents to have…

AHTC saga: Aljunied residents will judge for themselves, says PAP branch chairman

Aljunied residents are “clear and aware” about the saga surrounding the WP-led AHTC and will make their own judgments, said a PAP branch chairman on Sun. Mr Alex Yeo Sheng Chye, the chairman of the Paya Lebar branch…

More than horses: Non-punters looking to see what turf club will offer after revamp

The Singapore Turf Club has moved a step closer towards its vision of becoming an “integrated and extraordinary leisure destination”, but the challenge remains on how it can make itself appeal to non-horse racing fans, according to people…

There’s still a way forward for PMDs

Because of the pace of technology today, governments are often caught behind the curve. Ride-hailing apps, drones, dockless shared bicycles and PMDs are everywhere before policymakers can come up with rules and regulations for them. Before long, e-scooters…

Opportunities in S-Reits and small-cap stocks

S-Reits as they are known here, have been on a buying spree since 2015, says Mr Chua Su Tye, a senior investment analyst at Maybank Kim Eng Research. Yet, the sector’s average leverage of 35 per cent as…

Unpaid condo maintenance fees: MC can sell unit to recover sums

The MCST of a condominium in Tanjong Rhu had sought to sell a unit after the owner repeatedly failed to pay mgmt and sinking-fund bills, which have now come up to a sum of more than $10,000, including…

Pupils swim in ‘polluted’ pool to understand plastic problem

Given the chance, most young people would jump into pristine clean water for a swim, but last Tues, 80 pupils from intl school Gems World Academy in Yishun dived into the school’s Olympic-size swimming pool, which was filled…

Civic group seeks to conserve flats in Queenstown

Singapore’s oldest town is undergoing rapid development and redevelopment. By 2027, more than 5,000 new homes could be launched in Queenstown, according to details from an upcoming traffic study of the area. In the light of the estate’s…

Will footpath ban spell the end of e-scooters in Singapore?

It probably seemed an innovative idea at the time, one that showed a modern, nimble Singapore ready to move quickly with the times, in the vanguard of embracing a “car-lite” future. Three years ago, AMAP tabled a series…

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