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1,275 new COVID cases, 3 more deaths in Singapore

MOH on Thurs confirmed 1,275 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore – bringing the country’s total case count to 258,785 – as well as three deaths. Of the new cases, 1,259 are local – 1,228 are in the community…

What Singapore’s largest therapeutic garden teaches us about special needs

As soon as my colleague, Yulianna, and I stepped into the therapeutic garden, the cacophony of raucous laughter amongst picnic-goers outside dissipated into the air. Standing at the entrance on a Sun afternoon, we watched as families and…

7 stunning sea view condos in Singapore

1) Seaside Residences – Siglap’s Seaside Residences is a new 99-year leasehold condo built in 2021. It offers views facing East Coast Park; 2) Coastal View Residences – Located at Pasir Ris, a small condo with 40 units…

Newly-built 999-year bungalow at Duchess Ave up for sale at undisclosed price

A newly-built bungalow at Duchess Ave in prime District 10. The 999-year leasehold property has a land area of 10,091 sqft and has just obtained its TOP. The bungalow has five bedrooms, as well as a generous living…

Kimly full-year profit up 55.7% to S$39.3m; proposes 0.84 cents final dividend, 0.6 cents special dividend

Coffee shop and food court operator Kimly reported a 55.7 per cent growth in net profit to S$39.3 million for the full year ended Sept 30, 2021. This comes on the back of an increase in revenue across…

CDL, GuocoLand, Hoi Hup Realty & Sunway Developments win top awards at EPEA 2021; Guocoland’s Cheng Hsing Yao clinches Personality of the Year

The winners of the EdgeProp Excellence Awards 2021 were announced at the gala luncheon with 50 guests in attendance. This annual hallmark event recognises outstanding property developers and distinctive developments that set the benchmark for innovative and pragmatic…

Cuscaden Peak to cover $34m break fee if SPH shareholders vote down Keppel offer

Cuscaden Peak’s offer for the assets of SPH is superior, compelling and gives shareholders a higher valuation, higher cash component and deal certainty. Also, Cuscaden Peak is prepared to cover the $34 million break fee if shareholders vote…

Mount Pleasant project could show the way to redevelop heritage sites in future

Residents of the upcoming Mount Pleasant estate may one day sip coffee on the veranda of a century-old colonial bungalow, stroll in a former parade square where generations of policemen marched, or – if needed – make a…

Digital kiosks launched in Bukit Gombak, Clementi to help heartland minimarts reach customers 24/7

As part of a year-long pilot programme, 11 unmanned digital kiosks, stocked by family-run heartland minimarts, have been placed at HDB blocks in Bukit Gombak and Clementi. The pilot was launched on Thurs by ESG, HDB and the…

5 residents suffer smoke inhalation after fire breaks out in Hougang flat kitchen

Five people were taken to hospital for smoke inhalation after a fire broke out in a second-storey flat in Hougang on Wed. SCDF said in a FB post on Wed night that it was alerted to the fire…

Partygoers in S’pore fined over CNY celebration in office unit amid Covid-19

A group of 15 people gathered in an office unit near Marymount Road for a CNY celebration on Feb 25 this year, at a time when group gatherings were limited to eight people as part of Covid-19 measures.…

Man who operated illegal ‘party bus’ with music, alcohol fined

Anuar Ahadun’s mini-bus was modified with an additional blue light on the front bumper, two side-facing seats, disco and laser lighting and two units of smoke machines. It also contained a cooler box filled with cans of beer.…

Teen in TikTok backflip stunt admits entering rhino enclosure, killing frog, drug consumption, other offences

A teenager who gained notoriety in a viral video in which he backflipped in the Singapore Zoo’s rhinoceros enclosure has admitted to various offences such as killing a frog on a foosball table, drug consumption and damaging the…

Businesses hope land VTL with Malaysia will let in new workers too

While Singapore’s business community welcomes the upcoming VTL across the Causeway between Singapore and Malaysia, many hope that new workers will be allowed to use the lane soon, to alleviate the labour crunch. SHA’s executive director, Margaret Heng,…

Freehold Dublin Lodge launches second enbloc attempt this year, reserve price lowered to $65 mil

The owners of Dublin Lodge, a freehold landed development on Dublin Road in prime District 9, have launched their second en bloc attempt this year. The development was previously launched for sale in Febr this year with a…

Nov 2021 BTO application rate down 51% compared to Aug 2021 BTO exercise

Based on HDB’s data for the Nov 2021 BTO sales exercise there were about 17,811 applicants vying for 4,501 new BTO flats. This translates to an average application rate of 4.0 as of 5pm on Nov 23. This…

Instead of checking vaccination status, onus should be on diners to follow the rules

The relaxed rules which allow up to five vaccinated people to dine out will take effect at hawker centres and coffee shops that can check patrons’ vaccination status. But why the need to limit this to only eateries…

Everyone can play a part to support rough sleepers

I refer to the commentary “Helping the homeless beyond putting a roof over their heads” (Nov 16) by Dr Harry Tan and his team from IPS. Indeed, homelessness is not merely a housing issue. Persons sleeping rough often…

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