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CDL submits $583.9 mil top bid for River Valley GLS site; Wee Hur’s $93.4 mil bid highest for Bartley site

URA closed two government land tenders on Thurs– for a residential site at Irwell Bank Road, off River Valley Road, as well as a residential site at Jalan Bunga Rampai in the Bartley area. The 137,632.6 sqft site…

41 offenders caught since LTA enforced e-scooter ban on footpaths on Jan 1

A total of 41 errant riders have been caught using their e-scooters on footpaths since a zero tolerance approach kicked in from Jan 1 this year. LTA said in a FB post on Wed that it had conducted…

22 new dengue clusters emerge across Singapore over two days

Twenty-two new dengue clusters have emerged across Singapore over two days, bringing the total number of active clusters to 108 as of Wed According to data by NEA, the number of clusters increased by 25 per cent from…

Singapore’s sole goat farm expanding, going green

The only goat farm in Singapore is looking to expand. Local farm Hay Dairies wants to grow its current herd of over 1,000 goats to at least 4,000 in four to five years, said Mr John Hay, 65,…

Murals, plays and more at Artwalk Little India

Visitors heading to Little India this weekend can look forward to art performances, workshops and murals as part of an annual public art project. Now in its sixth edition, Artwalk Little India will be held on Jan 10…

HDB launches tender for Seng Kang & Tampines EC sites: Here’s what you need to know

Demand for ECs is expected to remain strong next year since there has been a dearth of new launches over the past few years and only one new EC project has been launched this year. Further, the pool…

‘Ashamed of being Singaporean’: Blogger highlights bad behaviour at Sembawang Hot Spring Park

The hype over the new Sembawang Hot Spring Park has yet to die down but complaints of unsavoury behaviour have already begun to emerge, just days after its reopening on Jan 4. For blogger Petunia Lee, her experience…

Huge Himalayan griffon vulture spotted at Peck Seah Street in rare sighting

Motorists travelling along Peck Seah St towards Maxwell Road were treated to a rare sight of a Himalayan griffon vulture on Wed evening. Stomp contributor Win alerted Stomp to the sighting and shared a photo and video his…

Despite flat office rents, Reits set to enjoy positive rental reversions

After an impressive two-and-a-half year run, Singapore CBD Grade A office rentals appear to be taking a breather. JLL’s gross average monthly rental value for its CBD Grade A office rental basket stood at S$10.81 psf in the…

Punggol East LRT platform undergoes urgent maintenance after crack found on track

A platform along the Punggol East LRT line was closed for urgent maintenance on Wed night after a crack was discovered on part of the track. A SBST staff member first spotted the crack on one of the…

Getting locals to take on PMET jobs in construction

Local white-collar workers appear to be shying away from the construction sector, but new policies are in the offing to lure them back. The proportion of locals taking up jobs for PMETs in the sector has fallen over…

HDB resale prices dipped 0.3% in December 2019

HDB resale prices fell 0.3% MoM in Dec, according to data from SRX. On a yearly basis, prices climbed 0.4% YoY. Prices of 3-room flats posted the sharpest decline at 0.8% MoM, followed by 4-room and 5-room at…

Noisy neighbours case: Couple who flout court order risk jail, says MinLaw

A noisy couple who did not comply with an Exclusion Order to move out of their home risk facing “serious consequences” including jail of up to three months, said MinLaw. They could also be prosecuted by the state,…

Sim Lim Square fails in collective sale bid; 11 shops on market

Eleven shops in Sim Lim Square have gone on the market after the tech mall’s second bid to sell en bloc failed to attract buyers. The collective sale tender closed on Dec 30 with no formal bids, much…

Recognise work of local architects and designers

As a practising architect, I find it frustrating that the creative and technical expertise and work behind some of the exciting projects emerging in our city are not highlighted. Renderings and photographs of the upcoming or new structures…

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