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Changi Airport suffers $945m loss in 2020

CAG recorded a net loss of $945m in the year ended 31 Mar 2020, largely due to the weaker performance of the airport during the course of the pandemic. This was a 318% decline compared to the $438m…

Singapore Sports Hub reopens doors under Phase 3

Singapore Sports Hub will reopen most of its venues and facilities to patrons on 21 June as the nation transitions into stage two of a calibrated reopening to Phase 3 (Heightened Alert). The Singapore Sports Hub has been…

Cautious uptick in bookings of hotels, attractions in Singapore with easing of Covid-19 measures

With just over a week left of the June school holidays, people in Singapore are returning to attractions and staycations, which saw an increase in bookings since some Covid-19 restrictions were lifted earlier this week. Tourism players said…

Chinatown Complex, Night Safari among places visited by COVID-19 cases during infectious period

Chinatown Complex and the Night Safari were on Wed added to a list of public places visited by COVID-19 community cases during their infectious period. The wet market and a myCK outlet at Chinatown Complex were on the…

Get a bird’s eye view of some of Singapore’s coolest places

Have you ever wondered what Garden’s By the Bay or MBS looks like to a bird flying high overhead? Well, now you can satisfy your curiosity with some amazing images taken from space. The Airbus Pléiades Neo 3…

Amount of rubbish at Pulau Ujong breakwater is striking

I visited the Pulau Ujong breakwater for the first time recently, and my takeaway was that Singaporeans do not deserve such beautiful public spaces if we do not know how to cherish and respect them. What struck me…

Gallery honouring Cultural Medallion artists to open at The Arts House

A gallery celebrating Cultural Medallion artists will open in a few months’ time at The Arts House, said PM Lee on Tues. The new space will “showcase their artistic excellence and contributions across various art forms, from the…

Covid-19: Thin crowds, sluggish sales on first day of Jewel Changi Airport reopening

On the first day of Jewel Changi Airport’s reopening after a month-long closure, the usually busy mall was quiet with thin crowds, and shopkeepers there reported slow business. It was a welcomed reopening on Mon, but retailers interviewed by TODAY said that business…

Businesses in S’pore prepare for larger group sizes, higher capacity limits as Covid-19 rules eased

Businesses are gearing up to welcome more customers, with the easing of Covid-19 restrictions from Mon, which includes an increase in the cap on social group sizes from two to five. Some are looking forward to welcoming more…

Jewel Changi Airport to reopen on June 14; some airport workers to be part of trial for breathalyser Covid-19 tests

Jewel Changi Airport will reopen on Mon, after having been closed to the public for a month from May 13 amid the emergence of a Covid-19 cluster among airport workers. CAAS and CAG said on Fri that there…

Enhanced Jobs Support Scheme to continue for sectors allowed to reopen only from June 21

With some sectors facing an additional week of closure up till June 20, the current enhancements to JSS will be extended for affected businesses such as food establishments that cannot yet resume dining in. Businesses that had to…

Pulau Ubin’s defunct Celestial Resort demolished to make way for environmental research lab

A Pulau Ubin accommodation that has been closed for years is being demolished to make way for an environmental research lab. The Ubin Living Lab, which opened in 2016, is an integrated facility for field studies, environmental education,…

Singapore Flyer operator awarded $8.2m in financial arbitration over breakdown and shutdown

Straco Corp, which operates the beleaguered Singapore Flyer, has won a financial arbitration case that could have a significant impact on its bottom line for the current financial year. In an announcement to SGX a few days ago,…

OBS to ‘carefully plan’ construction of new Coney Island campus to minimise environmental impact

Construction work for a new OBS campus on Coney Island will be “carefully planned” to “minimise adverse impact” to the island’s flora and fauna, said OBS on Tues. “In line with our Environmental Monitoring and Mgmt Plan (EMMP)…

Some Changi, Jewel retailers better prepared for closure than last year

When news broke last month that Jewel Changi Airport and the passenger terminals would be closed to the public for an initial two weeks, following an outbreak of Covid-19 cases at the airport, Saap Saap Thai’s staff and…

Singapore F1 race cancelled for second consecutive year due to Covid-19

The 2021 Singapore F1 Grand Prix has been cancelled due to safety concerns and logistical challenges brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic. Announcing its cancellation on Fri night, race organiser Singapore GP said that tickets for this year’s…

Singapore’s hosting of F1 Grand Prix – time to reconsider?

It’s been almost 15 years since Singapore first hosted the F1 Grand Prix night race and what a ride it has been. Interest in the sport seems to be declining overall. The 11 races Singapore has hosted thus…

Arts groups to get extended Covid-19 operating grants, venue hire subsidies

Support for arts and culture groups will be extended as the recent tightening of measures to curb a spike in Covid-19 cases impacts the already beleaguered sector. NAC announced on Fri that it would provide a second tranche…

Jobs Support Scheme extended to retailers, gyms and arts sector

More sectors affected by the latest COVID-19 restrictions will get wage subsidies under the JSS, Finance Minister Lawrence Wong said on Fri. The 50 per cent wage support has now been extended to sectors and businesses where many,…

Private museums here struggle for visitors amid Covid-19 despite SingapoRediscovers voucher bookings

To keep all six of his full-time employees, Mr Takumi Minami has had to sell his shares in a restaurant and a gym. The owner of Singapore Musical Box Museum is Japanese, but passionately believes in his work…

Rental fees fully waived for Jewel and Changi Airport tenants until June 13

Retailers in Changi Airport terminals and Jewel Changi Airport will have their rental fees fully waived for the period of closure until June 13, CAG CEO Lee Seow Hiang said on Mon. He was responding to a question…

‘It doesn’t need to be sitting in a box’: Donors to Changi Chapel and Museum thrilled to share their heirlooms

Donors in Britain and Australia were “absolutely thrilled” to gift or loan memorabilia and heirlooms to the Changi Chapel and Museum (CCM), hoping the stories of their parents will be remembered by visitors from all over the world…

Capacity restrictions to deal heavy blow to events, attractions ahead of June holidays

Tighter capacity restrictions announced on Fri are a major setback for the business event and attractions industries, which have been struggling to keep the lights on while tourism and business travel remain stalled. The new capacity limits for…

COVID-19: Entry at malls, places of worship and others to be tightened

New entry restrictions at various public places in Singapore such as places of worship and shopping malls will be in place from Sun to 13 June amid a surge in community cases in Singapore. Making the announcement at…

Give the public access to the original Changi murals

I read with great delight about the reopening of the Changi Chapel and Museum. Tucked away in a quiet site in Changi, this is a little-known gem of a museum. The artefacts displayed in the museum, many of…

Stricter COVID-19 rules a setback, but indoor playground Kiztopia still set on expanding

A day after it was announced that the limit on social gatherings will be cut from eight people to five, indoor playground operator Kiztopia began receiving enquiries from customers who needed to make alternative plans for their children’s…

New artefacts from prisoners of war on display at revamped Changi Chapel and Museum

In a letter dated Apr 20, 1945, a woman named Florence Duncan professed her steadfast love for her husband, John Sharp Duncan, after he was captured when Singapore fell to the Japanese. Mrs Duncan’s poignant letter is one…

Water play areas in parks, Sembawang Hot Spring Park closed till May 30

All water play areas and water recreation facilities in parks have been closed from Sat to May 30 in line with the tightened safe mgmt measures. NParks said on Sun that these facilities are closed Water play area…

Zoo designs habitats based on species’ needs

We thank Nico Le Si Min for appreciating the work of the animal care team at WRS, and our role in protecting wildlife and ensuring the long-term survival of threatened species in the letter “Do zoo animals have…

Guests with pre-booked tickets to attractions will still be allowed entry amid tightened COVID-19 measures

Guests who have pre-booked attraction tickets from May 8 to May 30 will still be allowed in, even as the Government announced that attractions will have to reduce their operating capacity during that period. Among the measures include…

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