Daily Archives: December 5, 2019 (21 Articles Found)

Archives
  • Daily Archives

  •   05
    M T W T F S S
     1
    2345678
    9101112131415
    16171819202122
    23242526272829
    3031  
    APPLY

Cushman & Wakefield appoints industrial and logistics team leader

C&W has appointed Brenda Ong to lead its industrial and logistics business in Singapore. Ong has over 20 years of experience serving Singapore’s leading industrialists and logistics players. Her expertise includes negotiating leases with the government landlords on…

Kampong Bugis white site, River Valley hotel site available for application: URA

URA has made available for application a white site at Kampong Bugis and a hotel site at River Valley Road on the government’s reserve list. The Kampong Bugis site, at the mouth of Kallang River, will be released…

Mapletree Logistics Trust added to STI; Golden Agri-Resources dropped

Mapletree Logistics Trust (MLT) will be added as a constituent of the benchmark STI – replacing Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) – in the only change following a Dec quarterly review, FTSE Russell announced on Dec 5. The STI reserve…

Singapore has thrived by transforming, and building on predecessors’ achievements, says PM Lee Hsien Loong

The Republic has endured and thrived because it has continually transformed and modernised, even as it preserves some elements of its past, PM Lee said on Thurs at SCC’s Visitor’s Dinner. PM Lee shared that in preparing for…

Singapore Polytechnic team turns ash from waste into building material, sound barrier, water decontaminant

At a time when Singapore is trying to find new methods to manage its waste and extend the life of Semakau Landfill, a team of students and researchers from SP has found a way to turn trash into…

About 3,400 warnings issued to PMD riders on footpaths last month: LTA

In the month since e-scooters were banned on footpaths on Nov 5, a total of 3,444 warnings were issued to riders, LTA said on Thurs. The authority also impounded 111 PMDs in relation to other offences such as…

All town councils have unqualified financial statements for FY2018

All 16 town councils had unqualified financial statements for the 2018 financial year, MND said on Thurs. It also released its TCMR for the financial year, which saw two town councils score an “amber” rating for corporate governance.…

MND ‘remains concerned’ over AHTC’s financial affairs, mulls regulatory action

MND said on Thurs that it “remains concerned” about the financial affairs of AHTC and would consider whether regulatory action is needed to ensure proper safeguarding of public monies managed by Town Councils. It noted the recent court…

What are Raffles’ banded langurs, and how will the Cross Island Line affect them?

Mention monkeys in Singapore and most people would immediately think of the long-tailed macaque. Apart from nature enthusiasts, few would probably know of a rare, second species of primate that is native to the island — the Raffles’…

3 people evacuated from Clementi HDB flat after PMD left charging catches fire: SCDF

A PMD that was left charging outside a HDB flat in Clementi caught fire on Thurs afternoon. In a FB post, SCDF said that it had responded to a fire outside a 14th floor unit at Blk 715…

Don’t just rely on technology to fight climate change. Reduce consumerism instead

While the rise of technology reflects progress in human civilisation, it creates myriad wonders that have, unfortunately, contributed to the crisis in climate change. So deeply entrenched is the grip of technology in our modern life that the…

‘Infinitely recyclable’ packaged water brand launches in Singapore to take out single-use plastic bottles

A brand of packaged water that claims to be “infinitiely recyclable” is launching in Singapore, and has set its sights on replacing single-use plastic bottles, one of the most common marine litter items. The aluminium-based CanO Water brand,…

Singapore allows future rail line to cut beneath its largest nature reserve

The Singapore government has announced that a future rail line will cut beneath the country’s largest nature reserve, which has freshwater streams and primary forests that are home to endangered animals such as the Sunda Pangolin and Lesser…

HDB resale prices up 0.6% in November

Resale prices of HDB flats inched up 0.6% MoM and 0.4% YoY in Nov as the prices of most room types rose, according to data from SRX. Three-room, four-room and executive HDB room types recorded price increases of…

Leshan Gardens in Geylang sold for S$26.28m

Leshan Gardens, a 38-unit residential development off Geylang Road, is being sold for S$26.28 million by Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital, BT understands. The buyer is an ear, nose, throat specialist doctor who also engages in the property business.…

Japanese streetwear brand íxi:z to make a comeback – in Singapore

Eighties-era Japanese streetwear brand íxi:z (pronounced ick-sees) is making a second debut in Singapore. Four decades after its initial launch in the region, Íxi:z is opening a retail store this month at Mandarin Gallery, with an official launch…

Cross Island Line: Nature groups worry move may influence other future projects

Members of nature groups engaged over CRL are concerned that the decision to build under Singapore’s largest nature reserve could set a precedent for future work in protected areas, even as they acknowledge that measures are being put…

Cross Island Line: Upper Thomson residents breathe a sigh of relief

For the past few years, Mr Sangameswaran, the president of Yew Lian Park Residents’ Association, and around 230 households in the Upper Thomson estate have been stressed about the possibility of CRL being built underneath their homes. So…

Mega projects to fuel Singapore’s long-term tourism

Singapore’s two IRs have been a roaring success, but there’s been no let-up in efforts to keep the nation’s tourism momentum going. Over the next few years, the Mandai eco-tourism hub and JLD, and S$9 billion in further…

Be realistic about public transport improvements

At just 19, Ms Suu Waddy Soe is a realist when she said a world-class transport system “comes with a heavy price tag” (The price of better public transport, Dec 2). It is heartening to hear some realism…

Allow PMDs other than e-scooters on footpaths and monitor them for six months

The recent and sudden ban of e-scooters on footpaths has put a dent in Singapore’s car-lite vision. Another group of users of PMDs – skateboards, hoverboards and unicycles – will also be affected by the footpath ban by…

Sign In to Bookmark This Story

Sign In with Google