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All construction and renovation works to cease from 7 April: BCA

In line with the Singapore government’s Covid-19 circuit breaker measures that includes the suspension of all non-essential activities at workplace premises, BCA has issued an advisory stating that all construction and renovation work nationwide are to cease for…

Kopar at Newton sees 77 units sold ahead of enforced shut down of all sales galleries

Chip Eng Seng’s property arm CEL Development sold a total of 77 units at Kopar at Newton on the first day of sales on Apr 4. The units sold achieved an average price of $2,350 psf. CEL Development…

How I got here… architect and green building advocate, Tan Szue Hann

Speaking to Eco-Business at Intl Built Environment Week last year, Tan Szue Hann, one of Singapore’s most notable sustainability-focused architects, considered how the low-lying city-state will be able to stand up to rising sea levels. An upbeat pragmatist,…

Government to set up Covid-19 hotline offering emotional support, CCs and RCs to close from Tuesday

A new helpline is being set up to help anyone facing stress or anxiety caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Meanwhile, PA said it will temporarily close all CCs and RCs for four weeks from Tues to adhere to…

Coronavirus: App connects neighbours to do good in the ‘hood

A student on home quarantine posted on an app asking for help getting new guitar strings, as his had broken. Almost immediately, several people responded, and one person living in his neighbourhood delivered strings to his doorstep, for…

More eateries in Singapore joining delivery platforms ahead of dine-in ban

Diners opting to order in will have more options to choose from in the coming weeks, as more eateries sign up with food delivery services amid a looming ban on eating out. Some restaurants and hawkers, however, are…

COVID-19: 2 foreign worker dorms gazetted as social isolation areas, almost 20,000 to be under quarantine

In light of the increase in cases within foreign worker dormitories in recent days, MOH has gazetted two of the dorms, S11 and Westlite, as social isolation areas. In addition, further safe distancing measures will be implemented at…

NEA issues 43 advisories to hawker centre patrons who broke safe-distancing rules

NEA issued 43 written advisories on Sun to hawker centre customers who broke safe-distancing rules aimed at preventing COVID-19 spread. During enforcement rounds at breakfast, lunch and dinner times, NEA officers found these patrons sitting on seats which…

MY World Preschool in Bukit Batok to close temporarily after student contracts COVID-19

MY World Preschool in Bukit Batok will close temporarily after one of its students tested positive for COVID-19, ECDA said on Sun. ECDA said it was informed of the case earlier on Sun. The child’s three family members…

Crowd heads to Ikea ahead of closure on Tuesday, company says online store to continue

Large crowds were seen at Ikea over the weekend following the Government’s announcement on Fri that schools and all non-essential workplaces will be closed from Tues to curb the spread of Covid-19. In photos that were first circulated…

Singapore Expo being prepared to house recovering Covid-19 patients

The Singapore Expo Convention Hall and Exhibition Centre is currently in the process of being turned into a facility to care for Covid-19 patients who are on the road to recovery, Health Minister Gan Kim Yong confirmed on…

Safe distancing: Websites launched for public to check crowd levels at malls, parks

Those heading out to buy daily essentials can now get information on the crowd situation at shopping malls across Singapore through a website called Space Out. “This helps the public make informed choices on where and when to…

Covid-19: 3 more clusters in S’pore at CBD construction site, workers’ dorms in Tampines and Admiralty

MOH has identified three new clusters of Covid-19 infections: The Tampines Dormitory, Cochrane Lodge in Admiralty and a construction site on Battery Road near Raffles Place. MOH said that three new cases were linked to a previous two…

With CBD soon to become a ghost town, restaurants bracing themselves for the worst

From Tues, all food establishments in Singapore can only offer takeouts or deliveries but Ms Chloe Dang is unsure if her restaurant, Vegan Bowl, will even be in operation. Business at her restaurant along Pickering St has dropped…

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