Daily Archives: January 10, 2021 (8 Articles Found)

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PSP expresses concern over use of TraceTogether data to investigate crimes

PSP has stressed that TraceTogether data should be used only for contact tracing purposes. In a post on the party’s FB page on Sun, party secretary-general Tan Cheng Bock said extending police powers to the TraceTogether data is…

42 new Covid-19 infections in Singapore, all imported; highest number of such cases since March 23

Singapore reported 42 new Covid-19 cases on Sun, all of which were imported. This is the highest number of imported cases reported in one day since Mar 23, when there were 48 infections. The 42 imported cases had…

Return of door-to-door sales: Some food businesses turn to traditional marketing method amid Covid-19 pandemic

While Covid-19 has accelerated the push for digitalisation for many companies, there are some that have taken a slightly non-conventional route in a bid to boost their business. They have embarked on the traditional marketing method of knocking…

Despite $10m price cut, bungalow in Yang Yin saga could struggle to find buyer

The high-profile bungalow of Madam Chung Khin Chun—the victim of convicted swindler Yang Yin—at 2F Gerald Crescent has been put up for auction again for $25 million (about $785 psf). This is $10 million below the $35 million…

4 property trends to watch in 2021

1) Recovery to gather pace on fresh optimism – We expect housing demand and buying sentiment to pick up further in the coming months on growing vaccine optimism and potential macroeconomic recovery. The real estate market has long…

The retiree who transformed a sparse plot of land into three award-winning gardens

Nine years ago, Mdm Lee May La, 64, nearly lost her life. She had gone to Australia to attend her son’s graduation when she had a sudden onset of meningitis which left her unconscious in an Australian hospital.…

KL-Singapore HSR termination risks Malaysia falling behind on transport connectivity

The amicable discontinuation of the KL-Singapore HSR project came as no surprise given developments in Malaysia since 2018 and reprioritisation resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite seemingly good faith negotiations in recent months, the writing had been on…

What derailed the Singapore-Malaysia high-speed link, and where now for neighbours’ troubled relationship?

For many observers, the 2016 bilateral agreement between Malaysia and Singapore to construct a HSR link was a seminal moment in the neighbours’ history. With the deal unravelling at the stroke of midnight on Jan 1 – following…

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