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Quieter cars from 2023 under new noise standards

The screws are being tightened further on cars with ICE, with a move to impose new vehicle noise standards from Apr 1, 2023. NEA yesterday announced it will adopt the latest UN noise standards for vehicles and aftermarket…

FHT managers appoint Eu Chin Fen as new CEO

The managers of Frasers Hospitality REIT (FH-REIT) and Frasers Hospitality Business Trust (FH-BT) have appointed Eu Chin Fen as their new CEO. Eu will replace outgoing CEO Colin Low, whose last day of service is Apr 9. Eu’s…

Upcoming trade show at MBS to see 2,500 participants, Singapore’s biggest since start of COVID-19

An upcoming trade show at MBS is set to welcome 2,500 participants, making it the biggest of such large-scale business events to be held in Singapore since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Set to take place from…

LTA seeks information from industry players on e-vehicle charging infrastructure

The authority, which launched a RFI on Thurs, said that it wants industry players to share, among others, their views on The installation and operation of charging points; The provision and costs of charging services to consumers; What…

E-scooter rider fined for colliding into 7-year-old girl after being caught riding on footpath

A 28-year-old man was fined S$4,500 on Thurs for illegally riding his escooter on a public footpath, then crashing into a young girl while trying to evade enforcement officers from LTA. Mohammad Haziq Ismail also rode his unregistered…

SMU names law school after late CJ Yong Pung How for his ‘profound and immense’ impact on profession

Former CJ Yong Pung How had such a profound and immense impact on the legal profession that, more than three decades after he set out to transform Singapore’s justice system, his achievement is still talked about around the…

HDB resale prices rise for 9th straight month in March with cash over valuation back in play

Delays in BTO flats, rising private property prices and improving market sentiment drove demand in HDB resale market, sending prices climbing for the ninth straight month. Resale prices rose 0.8 per cent in Mar from the previous month,…

National Design Centre exhibition imagines future offices centred around pantry

In a post-pandemic office, the centre of operations could be the pantry. An exhibition on the future of offices at National Design Centre launched on Thurs is as provocative as it is timely, coming as more employees are…

Average of 12 people a year taken to task for not providing safe conditions for maids cleaning windows: MOM

The authorities here took about 60 people to task from 2016 to 2020 for failing to provide safe working conditions for their maids while they were cleaning windows. MOM said those implicated included employers and their household members.…

Dolce & Gabbana opens first DG Beauty boutique in Southeast Asia

Italian luxury brand Dolce & Gabbana has opened its first DG Beauty boutique in SEA at Ion Orchard. The 92 sqm store will host a selection of fragrances, and for the first time will exclusively sell its makeup…

Set street lights’ timing to 7pm to save energy

The majority of the street lights in my Sengkang neighbourhood are switched on at around 6.15pm daily. On Sun, 30 street lights, the lights at a carpark and a HDB block’s lights were switched on when there was…

Circuit breaker reshaped value of office space

Mr Foo Sing Kheng’s view that employees should return to working in the office seems to suggest that the status quo of the past should be maintained. It is this mindset that has kept Singapore’s productivity low. Contrary…

Global trading firm Optiver to open Singapore office

Global market maker and proprietary trading firm Optiver will be opening a new office in Singapore this year, as part of its expansion in the APAC region. The opening of the Singapore office will mark the fifth office…

Lendlease appoints new Asia chief executive based in Singapore

Sydney-based Lendlease, which manages Singapore-listed Lendlease Global Commercial Reit, has appointed Justin Gabbani as its Asia CEO, effective June 1. Based in Singapore, Mr Gabbani will take over from Tony Lombardo, who was appointed group CEO designate in…

Parcel locker network: private or government-owned?

Singapore’s nationwide parcel locker network is set to be owned and operated by the government entity Pick Network, with 1,000 locker stations expected in HDB estates, transport nodes and community centres by end-2021. Ahead of this, some questions…

Will office assets continue to pique investor interest?

The slump in office prices in the Central Area outpaced the decline in rents last year, likely due to the pandemic-linked uncertainties plaguing the office market. While prices and rents for offices have moved in the same direction…

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