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Park Nova to have biophilic design and large-format units

Hong Kong-listed Shun Tak Holdings is launching its first residential project in Singapore, Park Nova. It will open for preview on May 1. Joanne Goh, assistant director of property sales & marketing at Shun Tak Residential Development, said…

Three shophouses for sale from $7 mil each

Three shophouses at 53 Lavender St, 35 Tyrwhitt Road and 8 Lorong 22 Geylang are up for sale at guide prices of $9.5 million ($1,477 psf, on built-up area), $7.8 million ($1,378 psf, on built-up area) and $7…

Covid-19: ICA officer who tested positive was in charge of clearing Changi Airport’s inbound travellers; 32 others quarantined

The ICA officer who tested positive for Covid-19 on Apr 27 is a deputy team leader at Changi Airport who was deployed to process the arrival clearance of travellers at T1, the authority said. Another 32 officers deployed…

S’pore attractions, hoteliers expect only small boost from HK-S’pore flights but hope they lead to more air travel bubbles

A number of attraction operators and hoteliers here do not believe the recently revived Hong Kong-Singapore air travel bubble will provide the boost they need to ride out the Covid-19 pandemic given the small number of passengers involved.…

ICA officer and 7 family members form new Covid-19 cluster, wife is TTSH nurse not linked to hospital cases

Seven family members of an ICA officer who had gathered for a meal are now infected with Covid-19, forming a new cluster. They were part of 16 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the community reported on Thurs. Eight…

Other hospitals in S’pore staying vigilant following possible TTSH Covid-19 cluster

As a possible Covid-19 cluster emerged at TTSH on Wed, other hospitals here said they are staying vigilant as they continue with strict infection control and visitor policies as well as safe mgmt measures, in keeping with MOH’s…

Covid-19 cluster at TTSH of concern, but no need to be overly worried: Experts

The Covid-19 cluster at TTSH is of concern, but there is no need to be overly worried, said several experts. As the pandemic rages on elsewhere, the development is a reminder that hospitals are vulnerable and infection control…

OCBC says it ‘may not need so many branches’ with plans to review office space

Singapore’s second largest bank OCBC will be reviewing its office space requirements, including the number of bank branches it has, amid changes to working patterns brought about by the pandemic. “COVID-19 has pointed to us that there is…

Woman with symptoms related to COVID-19 allegedly took son to Sparkletots pre-school while on medical leave

A woman is accused of breaching conditions in her MC by repeatedly walking her son to and from a Sparkletots pre-school in Bedok last year. Malaysian national and Singapore PR Michelle Foo Shi Ching, 24, was given five…

Man left house during COVID-19 circuit breaker and defecated in man’s incense burner tin, gets jail

A man left his home during last year’s COVID-19 “circuit breaker” and defecated in an incense burner tin outside a man’s house, cursing at the victim when he was caught in the act. Zulkeflee Ab Razak, 47, was…

6 mosques closed for deep cleaning after visits by Covid-19 cases, will reopen April 30

Six mosques in Singapore have been closed for deep cleaning and disinfection after people who were infectious with Covid-19 had visited their premises. They will reopen for services on Fri. Muis on Thurs said that they were notified…

Woman charged with meeting man 10 times during circuit breaker to exercise, watch movies

A 22-year-old woman was charged on Thurs with leaving her home 10 times during the circuit breaker period to meet a man for social purposes. May Moe Kyi, a Singapore PR, faces 20 charges under the Covid-19 (Temporary…

Large unit at Queensway Shopping Centre up for sale for $7.5mil

A large unit occupied by Anytime Fitness at Queensway Shopping Centre has been put up for sale via private treaty, with a guide price of $7.5 million. Spanning 2,734 sqft, the unit is one of only two large…

High-floor strata office at Suntec Tower 2 on sale for $37.5mil

A strata office floor at Suntec Tower 2 has been put up for sale via EOI carrying an indicative price of $37.5 million or $3,050 psf on strata area, revealed CBRE. Located above level 30, the high office…

Number of million-dollar HDB flats may hit new record this year, OrangeTee & Tie

The number of million-dollar HDB flats will likely hit a new record as more flats are expected to reach the MOP this year, said OrangeTee & Tie in its latest report. HDB data showed that 25,530 flats will…

COVID-19: No visitors in TTSH wards after five test positive

No visitors will be allowed into TTSH wards after a fully vaccinated nurse and four others were found to be positive and preliminarily positive respectively for COVID-19. In a FB post on Thurs afternoon, TTSH announced further tightening…

Orchard Towers’ Baliba shuts its doors for good

A long-running nightclub institution bid farewell yesterday to its home in the infamous Orchard Towers entertainment hub. Baliba Pub and Cafe, which hosted frequent and elaborate parties before the pandemic hit, announced yesterday it was closing the stage…

Ascott Residence Trust reports continued recovery in 1Q21 business update

The manager of Ascott Residence Trust (ART) says the 1QFY2021 ended Mar saw improvement in ART’s operating performance despite a seasonal lull. In its business update dated Apr 29, it reported portfolio RevPAU climbed 10% q-o-q to $55,…

Will Hon Sui Sen Memorial Room be kept after library facelift?

I read in the recent NUS alumni newsletter that the Hon Sui Sen Memorial Library will undergo a facelift. The second and third floors will be converted to make space for new seminar rooms for future generations of…

Hoping HDB can help cover cost to repair ceiling leak out of goodwill

Under the Goodwill Repair Assistance (GRA) scheme, HDB helps flat owners take care of issues such as ceiling leaks. I have a problem of water leaking from a kitchen ceiling pipe. HDB said on Mar 26 that the…

Visitor restrictions tightened at Tan Tock Seng Hospital after nurse tests positive for COVID-19

Visitor restrictions at TTSH have been tightened after a nurse tested positive for COVID-19. In a FB post late Wed night, the hospital said it would tighten its ward visiting policy until further notice, with only two pre-registered…

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