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MAS: Will its latest policy move hurt the Singapore property market?

In a bid to stimulate the economy in an economic recession, MAS announced on 30 Mar 2020 that it would be easing its monetary policy. Technically, they’ve reduce the slope of the Singapore dollar policy band to a…

Earth Hour 2020: Open letter to Singapore to safeguard nature and stop climate change for a better future

Concerts nationwide may now be cancelled due to stricter COVID-19 measures, but the show must go on. Between 5.30pm and 8.30pm on 28 Mar 2020, 37,000 viewers tuned into the three-hour Earth Hour 2020 – Live & Unplugged…

Mr. Propwise’s thoughts on the Singapore REITs bloodbath

If you’re an investor in Singapore REITs you will no doubt have been hit by the rapid collapse of REIT stock prices over the last few weeks. In just a period of two-plus weeks, many counters were down…

Coronavirus: Restaurateur Daniel Ong says it’s ‘game over’ for F&B if landlords don’t waive rents

Since the coronavirus outbreak, F&B businesses have suffered with declining footfall. For former DJ and restaurateur Daniel Ong, business has gotten so bad that he has put out a desperate plea for help on IG and confessed that…

Industrial site in Loyang for sale at $8.8 mil

An industrial site in Loyang Industrial Estate is up for sale at a guide price of $8.8 million. The property — 32 Loyang Crescent — comprises a two-storey main building with a four-storey warehouse extension behind the building,…

Singapore, Japanese companies join to explore hydrogen as energy source

Five companies from Singapore and two from Japan have entered into a MOU to explore hydrogen as a low-carbon alternative to power Singapore’s energy future, the companies said on Mon. Under the MOU, Singapore’s PSA Corp, Jurong Port,…

Small shop innovates with vending machines

A small heartland shop selling fishing tackle might seem like a very traditional business, but one store has gone out of its way to innovate and transform itself. E-Waves Fishbyte in Clementi West has branched out into vending…

Heartland shops have potential to grow and transform

Fashion brand Charles and Keith may seem like it belongs in gleaming shopping malls, but few might remember that it has its origins as a heartland shop in Ang Mo Kio. Indeed, these “mum-and-pop” shops have the potential…

Migrant workers stay away from usual hangouts

Public spaces usually filled with the chatter of migrant workers were silent even as markets and hawker centres buzzed with Singaporeans on the first Sun since stricter distancing rules kicked in. Visits by ST yesterday to places frequented…

Cheaper, extended licences for responsible massage parlour operators: MHA

Massage establishments that comply with regulations and conduct their business in a responsible manner will have their licences’ validity extended under an updated regulatory regime. Under the new initiatives for responsible massage establishments that will kick in from…

Free disposal scheme for non-compliant e-scooters extended by three months

Owners of non-compliant motorised PMDs have until the end of June to dispose of their devices, said LTA on Mon. It is a three-month extension from the original end-Marc deadline. From July 1 onwards, all motorised PMDs like…

Chinese buyers snagged less condo sales in 2019

This chart from Edmund Tie shows that the share of condos sold to mainland Chinese buyers shrank to 27% amongst foreign homebuyers in 2019, compared to 32.9% in 2018. Despite this, mainland Chinese buyers contributed the highest proportion…

Frasers Property tops up $45m in rental rebates

Frasers Property Retail and Frasers Centrepoint Trust are providing additional rental rebates amounting to $45m for tenants as an extension of their tenant support package to help ease the impacts of COVID-19. These rental rebates are planned to…

CDL names veteran hotelier as group CEO for Millennium & Copthorne Hotels

The board of City Developments Limited (CDL) has appointed Clarence Tan as the group CEO of Millennium & Copthorne (M&C) Hotels, effective this Thurs. He will be the first to take the helm of the hotel arm of…

Suntec City unveils second rent assistance package

Suntec City late on Fri said that in support of the Resilience Budget announced by the government last week, it will roll out a second tranche of rental assistance to more than 97 per cent of its tenants…

NTUC suggests running upcoming public golf course jointly with SICC

The labour movement has asked SICC to help run the Sime Public Golf Course – an unexpected move that seems to have caused a stir among some members at the elite club. SICC members got wind of the…

CPF service centre in Bishan closes temporarily due to COVID-19 case

CPF’s Bishan service centre has been temporarily closed for disinfection, CPF Board said on Mon. It was informed on Sun night that a CPF member who visited the centre on Mar 23 at around noon had tested positive…

Retractable laundry racks, laminated timber doors among modern fittings for ageing HDB flats

Retractable laundry racks, laminated timber doors and modern bathroom walls and floor tiles – these are some of the fittings owners of ageing HDB flats that are eligible for upgrading works can look forward to. About 230,000 HDB…

Close virus transmission loophole in public transport

I am impressed by our Government’s decisiveness in implementing measures needed to manage the Covid-19 situation in Singapore. The latest implementation of social distancing is a major step in enforcing physical separation to stem the virus spread. I…

Local recycling industry building up its capability to recycle electric car batteries

We refer to Mr Bachan Singh’s letter (Used electric car batteries may pose problems few years from now, Mar 26). By July next year, a regulated e-waste mgmt system, based on the Extended Producer Responsibility approach, will be…

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