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2020 year-end checklist for your property investment

So you’ve owned a home, or perhaps even a second property, for quite some time. In the eyes of many, this leaves you set for life; but you probably know the truth by now: it’s not as simple…

All 13 new COVID cases in Singapore imported, including 7 foreign domestic workers

MOH has confirmed the detection of 13 new cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore as of noon on Tues, taking the country’s total case count to 58,542. There are no new cases of locally-transmitted infection. “Amongst the new…

Enact laws to tackle the problem of food wastage

Food waste is both a global and local issue – indeed, it is Singapore’s largest waste stream. Exhortations to reduce domestic waste, however, form only part of the solution. According to NEA, more than 40 per cent of…

Step up education on food wastage among children

I read with alarm that the amount of food waste generated in Singapore has risen by about 20 per cent over the past 10 years and is expected to increase. To stop food wastage, it is crucial to…

Nearly 4m plastic bottles and cans collected in recycling initiative with more opting for no rewards

More Singaporeans have been recycling this past year, and many do not need to be enticed with rewards. A rewards-based recycling programme saw close to four million beverage containers collected by its 50 vending machines islandwide, since the…

Glass tabletop explosion: Mookata restaurant owner allegedly swore at injured customers, refused to meet them

Mookata may be the perfect communal meal option (besides hotpot), but be careful where you’re placing your cooking equipment. A Christmas dinner at a mookata joint in Changi quickly turned sour for a group of five friends after…

Dusit Thani Laguna Singapore opens with eye on golfing community

Dusit Intl, one of Thailand’s leading hotel and property development companies, has officially expanded into Singapore with the opening of Dusit Thani Laguna Singapore in the heart of the renowned Laguna National Golf & Country Club, one of…

Daintree Residence condo sold 93% of units 1.5 years before completion

Since its launch 2½ years ago in July 2018, Daintree Residence condo has sold 303 out of 327 units with only 24 units remaining. The 99-year leasehold private condominium is scheduled for completion in 2Q2022. Phase 1 sale…

URA reveals why it issued Kingsford Huray sale licence for Normanton Park

Ahead of Normanton Park’s preview on 2 Jan 2021, URA has responded to 99.co’s further queries on developer Kingsford Huray’s sale licence, which was obtained on 30 Nov 2020 with additional conditions attached. Previously, URA had issued a…

How much would Singapore investors have made if they invested $1,000 in every REIT ETF since their listing?

While residential properties have remained resilient in 2020 with resale prices rising for both HDB and condominiums, REITs have taken a pummelling this year. With a crash of close to 35% at the lowest point in mid-Mar 2020,…

42-year-old man to be charged for taking aerial photos of Woodlands Checkpoint, flying unmanned aircraft without permit

A 42-year-old Singaporean man will be charged on Wed after he flew an unmanned aircraft over Woodlands Checkpoint thrice in Mar and Apr and at another location in Feb without a permit, SPF said on Tues. He had…

JTC launches Jalan Papan site for tender under 2H2020 IGLS

JTC has launched one site at Plot 7 at Jalan Papan for tender in the second half of the 2020 IGLS programme. It is the last of three Confirmed List sites for the 2H2020 IGLS Programme. The site…

The future of food after Covid-19

COVID-19 has hit the world in unimaginable ways. To reduce the spread of Covid-19 across the globe, social distancing measures have been put in place, resulting in many restaurants to close their doors. To help restaurants and customers…

Construction firms look to cost savings with their transport capacity for workers back to normal

The lifting of the 25 per cent reduction in maximum passenger capacity (MPC) for transportation provided by employers, such as private buses, vans and lorries, comes as a breath of fresh air to players in the construction industry,…

Single-owner plots, older CBD office sites in spotlight amid residential sales buzz: report

Single-owner plots and older CBD offices are now in the spotlight as residential property developers eye strong residential sales. C&W expects more buzz in residential investment activity in the early part of 2021 as residential sales continue to…

Jurong Bird Park celebrates 50th anniversary with S$2.50 admission fee in January 2021

To mark its 50th anniversary on 3rd Jan 2021, Jurong Bird Park is celebrating its golden jubilee with S$2.50 admission fee and new special shows. Throughout the whole month of Jan 2021, Jurong Bird Park will adopt its…

AVS urged to probe alleged killings and abuse of dogs in Woodlands forested area

An animal welfare group on Mon night said it alerted authorities to the discovery of animal carcasses in Woodlands as early as Mar, hours after a news report about its allegations was published. In a post on its…

Public use of schools’ sports facilities extended to March 14

The public use of selected school sports facilities on weekends under the Dual-Use Scheme (DUS) has been extended to Mar 14, MCCY Minister Edwin Tong announced in a FB post yesterday. With Singapore entering Phase 3 of its…

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