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How many HDB MOP flats are entering Singapore’s resale market in 2020 and 2021?

Have you noticed the lift at your block being extra slow lately, as movers or renovators keep cramming into it? Or have you seen more strangers walking up and down the corridors of late, peering into nearby flats?…

Portable chargers one way to speed up adoption of electric cars

As Singapore is ramping up the charging infrastructure for electric cars, I would like to suggest some initiatives that the Government can explore to encourage their adoption as motorists are waiting for a charging station to pop up…

All 12 new COVID cases in Singapore imported; no local infection for 12th straight day

MOH reported 12 new COVID-19 cases on Sun, taking the country’s total case count to 58,160. All the new cases are imported. For the 12th straight day, there are no new cases of locally-transmitted infection. Three of them…

Drains, canals near capacity after heavy Sunday afternoon rain

Heavy rain for the second consecutive day raised water levels in drains and canals across Singapore to near capacity on Sun afternoon, although there was no repeat of the flooding on major roads that occurred earlier this month.…

Malaysia begins construction for Singapore-Johor RTS Link with groundbreaking ceremony at Bukit Chagar station

Malaysia began construction for the RTS Link project between Singapore and Johor on Sun with a groundbreaking ceremony at the site for the Bukit Chagar station. During the ceremony, Malaysia officials announced that 40 per cent of the…

Establish Singapore as R&D hub for alternative energy, direct more resources towards research: PAP’s youth wing

The Government should establish Singapore as a R&D hub for alternative energy by investing more resources into research, said PAP youth wing in a revised position paper on Sun. This was among the three recommendations on climate change…

New dog run, bird perch opens at East Coast Park

A new dog run and bird perch have been opened at East Coast Park for visitors to bring their furry or feathered friends. The dog run, at 0.2ha, is the largest in the east and located at Parkland…

Tested formula for buying property

Buying property can be daunting, given factors like price, location and amenities to consider, but Knight Frank executive Linda Chern approaches the task with slide-rule precision. She has devised her formula over many years of real estate experience…

Meet the driving force behind Zero Waste SG

When Zero Waste SG was started, the whole idea was to bridge the huge knowledge-to-action gap in Singapore when it comes to waste mgmt or mindful consumption. We have been doing different things to bridge this gap, such…

Calls to change eating habits and overhaul food supply chain to cut Singapore’s food waste

How much money is thrown away through the food waste generated by households here every year? The answer: $342 million. If you were off the mark, well, you’re not alone. Fewer than one in six got it right…

Would you take virus test to go clubbing?

The road to recovery for Singapore’s beleaguered nightlife industry will be a long one, a ST poll has shown, with most respondents stating that they will not patronise establishments such as karaoke outlets and nightclubs during a planned…

The Ah Beng hawkers who became Covid-19 heroes and now have their own fine-dining restaurant

The term Ah Beng is pejorative, used to describe loud and uncouth young Chinese men with questionable sartorial and cultural tastes. Many would bristle if the label were applied to them. Not Jason Chua and Hung Zhen Long…

Large gatherings with furniture placed at Yishun void deck for ‘personal use’, town council serves notice

The town council has served a notice for the removal of tables and chairs placed at the void deck of Blk 620 Yishun Ring Road following feedback from a resident. Stomp contributor George, a resident in the estate,…

Goodbye, Robinsons. You may soon be with familiar company

I woke up the morning of Oct 30 to ominous “pings” of text messages announcing the closure of the 162-year old iconic department store, Robinsons. As I read the news that Robinsons will be shutting its stores, like…

Does hawker culture have a future in Singapore? Yes, but perhaps not as we know it

Mr Syed Habeebullah’s father used to sell mee siam on the streets from a tricycle. He and his son now run an Indian cooked food stall at Blk 11 Telok Blangah Crescent Market and Food Centre. He beamed…

Hawker food isn’t what it used to be. And it’s partially our fault

Our national pride – hawker culture – is a step closer to being inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The scents and sounds, heat and smoke – each little detail is…

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