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9 new launch condos that will TOP in 2022 for those urgent to move-in

As we near the end of Q3 2021, one sad truth is clear: Covid-19 is not going away any time soon. For those who have an urgent need to move, the resale market is a tough one to…

The rise of the ethical consumer — can it uplift low-wage workers too?

In 2015, Ms Jasmine Hussain watched a documentary titled Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret, which showed how animal agriculture had become the leading cause of deforestation, water consumption, pollution, and an even greater emitter of GHG than the transportation…

Are S’pore malls accessible amid this pandemic? Seniors, stroller-pushers and persons with disabilities weigh in

Whenever Mr Mohd Hussain Abdul Jabbar, 62, visited a mall in his teens, his friends had to carry him in his wheelchair up the stairs. Back then, many shopping centres did not have lifts, not to mention ramps.…

Kheng Leong buys 21 Anderson en bloc for $213 mil from Far East Consortium

Hong Kong-listed Far East Consortium Intl controlled by the Chiu family, announced on Sept 17 that it has signed a SPA to sell the 34-unit 21 Anderson for $213 million. The buyer is Kheng Leong Co, the privately-held…

FEO’s Lucky Pinnacle pays $39.33 mil for People’s Park Complex carpark

Lucky Pinnacle, an entity of the Ng family-controlled property giant, Far East Organization, has purchased the multi-storey carpark and restaurant unit at People’s Park Complex. According to a property title search, Lucky Pinnacle paid $39.33 million for the…

Some parents call for HBL to start from Sept 20, others would prefer less disruptions

Some parents of pri school children have called for HBL to start earlier – next Mon, instead of Sept 27 as mandated by MOE. Some expressed concerns about their children being potentially exposed to the coronavirus in school…

Fire at Shell’s Pulau Bukom plant leaves 4 with minor injuries

An early morning fire at Shell’s manufacturing site on Pulau Bukom on Fri left four of the oil giant’s emergency response team members with minor heat-related injuries. SCDF said in a FB post on Fri that it received…

How residents can teach others to promote public hygiene: Panel

Asking others politely to pick up their litter and teaching children to practise good hygiene habits were some suggested ways to promote public hygiene at a virtual discussion on cleanliness in Singapore. Organised by PHC, the virtual event…

Man dies after getting trapped under truck at construction site in Bedok; another man arrested

A man died after he was trapped under a concrete pump truck at a construction site. SCDF received a call for assistance at about 5.55pm on Fri, an SCDF spokesman said. The incident happened at 1 Bedok North…

How does a luxury hotel turn itself into a stay-home notice facility? Behind the scenes at the Conrad Centennial

When, in the early days, COVID-19 threatened to shut down hospitality businesses, chef Low Boon Han never imagined how busy he’d be – serving up five times the amount of food the hotel normally channelled through room service…

More support for caregivers on the cards, Dhoby Ghaut Green garden could be dedicated to Singapore women: PM Lee

More financial help for caregivers as well as expanded respite care options for those who need a break from caregiving are on the cards to better support women here, PM said on Sat. The Government is also looking…

To curb Covid-19 spread, ‘study break’ for Pri 6 pupils before PSLE; 10-day home-based learning for Pri 1-5

To forestall a spike in Covid-19 cases before the PSLE, Pri 6 pupils will be put on a study break from Sept 25 to 29, while those from Pri 1 to 5 will be on HBL from Sept…

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