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Smokers get their unmasked breaks, unlike most of us

Smokers seem sprinkled with fairy dust made from the ashes of non-smokers’ dreams about good health; they are allowed to puff cigarettes at home even though the smoke harms neighbours. They can also be outdoors with their masks…

Buyers snap up 28% of units at The Landmark on first day of launch

Black Fri discounts did not distract a group of shoppers looking at bigger deals: homebuyers. At The Landmark, a 396-unit, 99-year leasehold condo on Chin Swee Road, virtual balloting started at 10am on Nov 28. It was done…

What should you check when buying a tenanted property in Singapore?

You’ve found the ideal property that’s five minutes from work and the children’s school, but there’s just one issue: a tenant is living there, and his lease only expires almost 10 months from now. That’s a long time…

COVID-19: 8 new cases including 1 local transmission detected in Singapore

MOH has confirmed another eight COVID-19 cases in Singapore as of noon on Sun, taking the country’s total to 58,213. One of the cases in a local transmission and has been identified as a migrant worker residing in…

Passing on property as an inheritance

Maybe you own a condominium or a HDB flat, and you want to leave that property to the next generation. In all likelihood, you will need a will, a family trust or life estate. According to Ms Jacintha…

Scaling towards zero food waste in fish farming

It is no fishy business to say that from the moment a fish is harvested to the time it lands on your plate, about 30 per cent of it would have been lost as waste. With today’s affluence…

More community gardens, opportunities to participate in green initiatives for East Coast residents

Residents of East Coast GRC can look forward to more green spaces and also opportunities to take part in initiatives which protect the environment, under a new plan launched on Sun. The East Coast Sustainability and Greenery Plan…

Therapeutic garden that helps visitors de-stress opens in Punggol Waterway Park

A new 900 sqm therapeutic garden has opened in Punggol Waterway Park, making it more accessible for elderly residents in the north-east to experience therapeutic horticulture, which has been shown to be calming, lift moods and instill hopes…

876 tested in Tekka Centre community screening, 2 were positive for Covid-19: MOH

Two people tested positive for Covid-19, of the 876 stallholders in and around Tekka Centre who went for community surveillance testing on Thurs. Both the cases picked up from surveillance testing are likely to be past infections, as…

Jurong, from ‘cowboy town’ to heritage hotspot

“If you ask a lot of old-timers about Taman Jurong, it was a cowboy town,” Jurong resident Poovendran said candidly of his neighbourhood. The 35-year-old former pilot was born and raised in Jurong and has lived there all…

Concerned about what fall in private home sales mean? Market fundamentals paint a different story

Property news headlines these days have left many scratching their heads. Sales have been hitting multi-year highs in one month, but plunging the next – all this amid the deepest recession in Singapore due to the ongoing pandemic.…

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