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Data centre net absorption doubled in 2020: CBRE

The net absorption of data centres doubled in 2020, which is driven by a pandemic-led surge in demand for video conferencing, online schooling, entertainment, social networking and platforms to support remote working, according to CBRE’s new APAC Data…

Swire Properties sells all units at Eden for $293 mil

Swire Properties announced this evening that it has sold all 20 units at its ultra-luxury condo, Eden at 2 Draycott Park. The apartments were sold for $293 million or $4,827 psf. The sale will be completed by May…

Why old, strata malls matter more than you think

Queensway Shopping Centre, Katong Shopping Centre, Golden Mile Tower… these old malls are often disregarded, or even considered eyesores. When it comes to “important old buildings”, Singaporeans tend to think of shophouses or historic bungalows; the concept of…

Southeast Asia’s first lithium battery recycling plant opens in Singapore

A facility for recycling lithium-ion batteries has opened in SEA, the world’s dumping ground for discarded consumer electronics. Located in the industrial district of Jurong in Singapore, the S$30 million plant aims to recycle 14 tonnes, or the…

Singapore waste-management firm Wah & Hua sold to regional player Blue Planet

Wah & Hua Pte Ltd, a waste-mgmt firm in Singapore, has been acquired by regional player Blue Planet Environmental Solutions in its bid to enter the sustainable waste mgmt market in the city-state. The deal, Blue Planet’s first…

Mice industry to see boost from higher capacity cap of 750

The relaxation of measures for events, particularly commercial ones, will see a boost to local demand, even as some industry operators await more clarity on whether travel processes will be adjusted to allow for more foreign attendees. The…

It’s back to work in 2021, says CBRE with 70% of bosses wanting a return to the office

Bosses are increasingly keen for their staff to return to the office, but many offices will need to go through some remodelling as workers look to more collaborative workspaces, says Henry Chin, head of research at CBRE APAC.…

Sabana Reit independent directors quit after minority unitholders plan to withhold endorsement

Two appointed independent non-executive directors of Sabana Reit have resigned following “certain unitholders” refusal to endorse their appointments, the Reit’s manager announced in regulatory filings on Wed. The announcements did not name the unitholders, but noted that they…

Easing of WFH rules leaves CBD retailers hopeful, but uncertain

Retailers in Singapore’s CBD welcomed the easing of work-from-home (WFH) restrictions on Wed. But some are wondering if the pandemic has permanently changed working behaviours – such that workers will stay home regardless. Meanwhile, safe-distancing measures continue to…

S’pore eases Covid-19 rules: Experts urge caution even as more can return to workplace

Employers in Singapore will shift to a “more flexible and hybrid way of working” from next month, as the country takes further steps to ease some Covid-19 measures, said Minister Lawrence Wong on Wed. NTUC deputy secretary-general Cham…

46 workers lost hands, fingers in accidents last year, mainly due to unsafe machinery use

Forty-six workers lost their hands or fingers in amputation accidents last year, mainly due to the unsafe use of machinery. Such injuries, which often have a lasting impact on the workers’ lives and livelihoods, are preventable, stressed Senior…

Mok Sze Sze joins SRI as Managing Partner of SRI Auction

SRI announced that Mok Sze Sze has joined the company as Managing Partner of SRI Auction. “Her team brings along more than 50 years of experience in the real estate industry,” said SRI. It noted that Mok Sze…

Dying wish: Woman dies of cancer, family to donate proceeds from sale of her $1m condo to charity

She may have passed on, but a woman in Singapore is leaving a legacy of love behind. Doris Chua Kheng Geck, 63, died of cancer on Mar 20. She was diagnosed with ovarian cancer three years ago and…

Abuse of security officers in Singapore has surged 30% since Covid-19: Survey

The abuse of security officers at work, mostly verbal, has surged nearly one-third since the Covid-19 pandemic began, with much of it coming from members of the public, a survey has found. Despite this, job satisfaction remained high…

437 NUS students test negative for Covid-19, one still pending after virus traces detected in wastewater

Of the 438 NUS students swabbed for Covid-19, all the results are negative except for one that is still pending. The university informed its staff members and students about this early on Thurs morning. The affected students, who…

Free groceries for needy Boon Lay residents at community shop

For Madam Hu Pei Ling, a 77-year-old who lives alone, the opening of Community Shop @ Boon Lay yesterday near her residence is something she has been looking forward to. Situated at Blk 176 Boon Lay Drive within…

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