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The Big Read: Consumers smiling as prices tumble but is that all there is to greater telco competition?

In the current era of cheap mobile data plans, it is hard to imagine ever going back to the days when one had to pay more for less. In 2016, mobile phone users had to contend with paying…

Is it worth buying a property before it goes en-bloc? We look at past data and what you need to know

One of the main differences between HDB and private properties is the greater potential for en-bloc sales. In fact, some investors go out of their way to purchase older properties; not only is the cost lower (and sometimes…

Covid-19: 71-year-old short-term visit pass holder sole community case, 31 other imported infections

The sole Covid-19 community case reported in Singapore on Sat is a 71-year-old female Indian national, MOH said. The retiree, who is a short-term visit pass holder, arrived from India on Dec 28 last year and served her…

Cyclists reminded to ride safely and look out for others at Rail Corridor

We thank Ms Ng Suan Eng for her letter (Cyclists at Rail Corridor racing across bridges instead of dismounting, Apr 1). The enhancements to the Rail Corridor, including the former railway bridges, aim to make the space more…

Kampong Glam comes alive with festive lights lining streets to mark month of Ramadan

Kampong Glam came alive on Sat with festive lights lining its streets to mark the fasting month of Ramadan. For five hours from 7pm daily, several streets, including North Bridge Road, Arab St, Kandahar St, Baghdad St and…

Singapore to work on a charging model for disposable plastic bags in supermarkets

In Jan, Senior Minister of State for MSE Amy Khor explained why the Government would not be charging a fee for disposable bags. The reasons included the need for plastic bags to bag waste responsibly and hygienically, the…

GCB at Binjai Park up for sale at price tag of S$35.2m

A Good Class Bungalow (GCB) in Binjai Park is on the market at an asking price of about S$35.2 million. The bungalow in District 21 sits on a sprawling freehold site of just under 21,000 sqft, with a…

HomeTeamNS launches first ‘smart’ clubhouse in Khatib

HomeTeamNS launched its newest five-storey clubhouse in Khatib on Sat. Billed as Singapore’s first “smart” clubhouse, it is equipped with digital capabilities and includes eco-friendly features such as solar panels, rainwater harvesting, an auto-irrigation system and an eco-filtrated…

Puppies rescued from fire at pet store at Upper Thomson Road

Puppies were rescued by firefighters early Sat morning after a fire broke out in a pet store in Upper Thomson Road. SCDF was alerted at about 1.15am on Sat to a fire at 197 Upper Thomson Road. Firefighters…

From ‘devastated’ land to many long trails: Singapore’s path to becoming a hiker’s paradise

The soft crunch of footsteps on fallen leaves, the twitter of birds and the occasional rustling of branches as long-tailed macaques hop from tree to tree. This is the soundtrack of 74-year-old Mathias Chay’s regular morning hikes around…

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