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COVID-19: Singapore confirms 18 new cases, including one in community

MOH confirmed 18 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore as of noon on Sat, taking the country’s total case count to 60,468. There is one new case of locally transmitted COVID-19 infection and it is within the community. The…

Drawn off the beaten path in S’pore’s green spaces? Beware of pitfalls ahead

Venturing off the beaten path can be exciting, but recent cases of hikers in trouble show the pitfalls of unmarked trails. Last Nov, two teenage boys triggered a search after they got lost in CCNR while looking for…

Singapore hiker trapped in a ditch for 90min after taking an unmarked trail

A local hiker was out seeking new sights last month, but his foray on an unmarked trail in Woodlands quickly turned into a soaking endurance test. Gary (not his real name), who is in his 60s, spent about…

More hikers in S’pore caught straying off designated trails last year

With global leisure travel largely out of the question for most Singaporeans last year, many took to the nature reserves here in search of a much-needed getaway. However, the number of cases involving people caught straying off designated…

Large crowds throng Rail Corridor on Good Friday

Visitors hoping for a relaxing stroll in nature at the Rail Corridor between Hillview and King Albert Park on Fri were shocked by the large crowds. Some said the former railway line was so packed that there was…

Penang restaurant at Novena now a dessert stall at Tekka run by 25-year-old and his mum

Kyle Lim appears out of place among the many more experienced-looking hawkers at Tekka Centre. With his pierced ears and cap, the 25-year-old looks like a typical millennial helping out at his mother’s stall, except this is actually…

Solar vision: Why it’s not all sunshine and roses for Singapore’s solar energy plans

Dutchman Edgare Kerkwijk must be “walking on sunshine”. His solar business, to use his own words, is going “gangbusters” and his phone has been blowing up. “Every time one of the ministers says something about green energy, we…

With easing of workplace COVID-19 rules, firms make adjustments while others take wait-and-see approach

Come Mon, a 10-member team at Certact Engg will be in the office in full force for the first time in a year. The team, handling administration, sales and other non-production matters at the local precision engg firm,…

8 arrested in late-night raid on illegal KTV outlets, 45 under investigation

It looked like a scene from an action movie – a splintered door, two halves of the doorknob blasted apart, wood chips littering the threshold. The smell of alcohol and a general bustle greeted reporters as they trooped…

More than 1,000 orchid species, hybrids featured in larger display area at National Orchid Garden

Visitors to the Sembcorp Cool House at the National Orchid Garden can expect to stroll around a bigger space, featuring more than 1,000 orchid species and hybrids. This is more than double the previous number being exhibited, said…

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