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25-year-old man to be charged with throwing bicycle down Choa Chu Kang housing block

A 25-year-old man will be charged in court on Mon with throwing a bicycle down a housing block along Choa Chu Kang Crescent. At about 7.30pm on Jan 23, SPF were alerted to a case of bicycle being…

Agri-tech precinct with plant, fish, poultry facilities among ideas raised for Lim Chu Kang area

Lim Chu Kang’s future as an agriculture-technology precinct could see it co-locating farmers, researchers and other experts and plant, fish and poultry shared facilities. Alternatively, facilities like R&D spaces and recreational and educational services for the general public…

COVID-19: Singapore reports 3,112 new cases, 14 more deaths

MOH on Sat confirmed 3,112 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore – bringing the country’s total case count to 195,211 – as well as 14 deaths due to the disease. Among the cases on Sat, there were 2,608 community…

CICT performed within analysts’ expectations as most maintain TPs starting from $2.20

Analysts from CGS-CIMB Research, Citi Research, Maybank Kim Eng and UOB Kay Hian have maintained “add” or “buy” on CapitaLand Integrated Commercial Trust (CICT) as they see the REIT as “well placed” to benefit from a macro recovery.…

We staycay-ed at a Mongolian yurt in Yishun with ‘wilderness survival’ activities

In the last year and a half of not being able to travel, Singaporeans have resorted to some pretty desperate measures, like staycationing, glamping and ordering airplane food in to eat at home just so they can feel…

New measures to retain work permit holders in construction, shipyard and process sectors

New measures are being put in place to help ease the manpower challenges in the construction, marine shipyard and process sectors, said MOM on Sat. Currently, prospective employers can hire work permit holders without the original employer’s consent…

Tan Hock Seng bakery prepares to close after 90 years – but a potential buyer awaits

Come the end of Oct, traditional pastry shop Tan Hock Seng plans to pull its shutters down for the last time. But the 90-year-old Hokkien bakery’s time may not be up yet. Talks are underway for someone else…

How the subsidy recovery may impact resale prime area HDB flat prices

Bold policy moves to keep public housing in prime locations affordable have triggered buzz over where other prime sites could be, and the additional subsidy amount that sellers of such flats will have to return to the Government,…

Tighter measures for prime area HDB flats: Will they be effective in making S’pore accessible to all?

Earlier this week, the Government announced a new prime location public housing (PLH) model, along with the first prime HDB project to come under stricter conditions. The announcement comes after almost a year of public consultations, which saw…

Tighter measures for prime HDB flats should dampen resale price increases in future: Desmond Lee

The tightened measures for future HDB flats in prime locations, such as a longer 10-year MOP, should help temper demand and dampen resale price increases in future, said MND Minister Desmond Lee. He was addressing concerns that first-time…

Sell back to Govt, shorter lease: Six proposals that were not adopted in prime location HDB model

1) Sell back to Government – “Ultimately, we found that it would be very challenging to set the right price to buy back these flats,” said MND Minister Desmond Lee; 2) Shorter lease – “While this could help…

Risk-based approach taken for country classifications

In his Forum letter, “Provide greater clarity on how places are categorised in border measures” (Oct 28), Mr Hui Weng Tat asked how MOH classifies different countries. We adopt a risk-based approach in our country classifications for border…

Penalties are necessary for errant cyclists

Contrary to what Mr Michael Price said (Best way forward for road safety is through education, not fines, Oct 28), I fully agree with AMAP’s recommendations. Every Sun morning, when I drive along either Adam Road, Upper Thomson…

‘I live in a prime area HDB flat and I think the new measures are fair’

I have been told, time and again, that owning my HDB flat located right outside the CBD is like striking the lottery. I live in Pinnacle@Duxton, the “poster child” of HDB estates located in prime areas. Every day,…

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