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From ‘devastated’ land to many long trails: Singapore’s path to becoming a hiker’s paradise

The soft crunch of footsteps on fallen leaves, the twitter of birds and the occasional rustling of branches as long-tailed macaques hop from tree to tree. This is the soundtrack of 74-year-old Mathias Chay’s regular morning hikes around…

Fatal PIE viaduct collapse: Prosecutors seek S$1 million fine for builder Or Kim Peow Contractors

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Prosecutors are seeking a fine of S$1 million for a builder in charge of the construction of a viaduct that collapsed in 2017, killing a worker and injuring 10 others. Parties involved had known about repeated cracks in…

Congregational prayers to be allowed in dormitories during Ramadan, subject to safe distancing measures

Dormitory operators will be allowed to organise congregational prayer sessions within dormitories for workers observing the month of Ramadan, subject to safe distancing measures. Congregational prayers will be held for the evening prayers (Terawih) during Ramadan and morning…

PUB starts development of coastal-inland flood model which will help assess flood risks

PUB has started work on a new coastal-inland flood model, which will enable it to better assess the impact of climate change on Singapore’s coastal areas. The model, which is capable of simulating and evaluating both inland and…

Upcoming trade show at MBS to see 2,500 participants, Singapore’s biggest since start of COVID-19

An upcoming trade show at MBS is set to welcome 2,500 participants, making it the biggest of such large-scale business events to be held in Singapore since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Set to take place from…

Part of former Ulu Pandan Camp set aside for sports use, site open for tender

Part of a site that housed the former Ulu Pandan Camp has been set aside for sports use, SLA and SportSG said. The two agencies on Wed announced the opening of a joint tender for the state property…

Older motorcycles, including foreign bikes, must meet stricter emission standards from 2023: NEA

Older motorcycles will have to meet tighter in-use emission standards from Apr 6, 2023, as part of Singapore’s efforts to reduce vehicular emissions and improve air quality. Announcing this on Wed, NEA said the stricter standards will apply…

TCM practitioner fined for opening clinic during circuit breaker after patient notifies authorities

A TCM practitioner agreed to open her clinic to treat the son of a long-time customer during the “circuit breaker” period, when all non-essential businesses were ordered to shut. She later treated more customers, seeing five people in…

‘Mixed reactions’ from staff of the 18 schools to be merged, students ‘excited’ about the move

With 18 more schools to be merged over the next three years, teachers and staff from the affected schools say they have mixed feelings about the move. “Personally, (I had) mixed reactions because we have a long history…

18 primary and secondary schools to undergo mergers due to declining birth rates, changing demographics

Four pairs of pri schools and five pairs of sec schools will be merged between 2022 and 2024, MOE announced on Wed. “Declining birth rates and changing demographics in our housing estates have led to falling enrolment in…

KFC outlet in Punggol has licence suspended for selling food that is unclean or contains foreign matter

The licence of KFC at Oasis Terraces in Punggol has been suspended for two weeks from Tues to Apr 19, SFA said. The outlet at 681 Punggol Drive has accumulated 12 demerit points over a 12-month period for…

Otters seen eating fish at condominium along Alexandra Canal, upsetting residents

A dozen otters entered The Crest condominium near Alexandra Road on Tues afternoon, upsetting residents as they ate almost all the fish kept in the estate. The condominium is located next to Alexandra Canal. Resident Veron Tan told…

Construction on 4 Jurong Region Line stations to start in Q2

Construction works on four MRT stations on the JRL will start in the second quarter of this year, said LTA on Tues. Two of the stations, tentatively named Jurong Hill and Jurong Pier, are in JTC industrial area.…

SP Group building Southeast Asia’s first large-scale underground substation

SP Group is building SEA’s first large-scale underground substation in Labrador, in a move to optimise space for urban development in land-scarce Singapore, it said on Tues. Scheduled for completion in 2024, the substation will serve the electricity…

Singapore must ensure digital infrastructure is environmentally sustainable, says Desmond Lee

As the digital economy continues to grow, it is important for Singapore to ensure that its digital infrastructure is “as environmentally sustainable as possible”, said MND Minister Desmond Lee on Tues. He was speaking for the opening of…

Man stung by stingray at Tanjong Beach in Sentosa

A 38-year-old German man was stung by a stingray at Sentosa’s Tanjong Beach on Mar 28, one of two beach-goers stung in separate incidents that day. In a post on NSS’ FB page on Sat, Mr Benjamin Koellmann…

Man admits leaving home to meet girlfriend while on medical leave for sore throat and blocked nose

Despite being given a MC and told to stay at home until after his COVID-19 swab tested negative, a 20-year-old man left his residence to meet his girlfriend and pick up her things so she could stay with…

Cash surplus not a reason to hold off GST hike as land sales proceeds do not generate revenue: Indranee Rajah

Proceeds from land sales, which make up the bulk of the Government’s cash surpluses, are not considered as part of the Government’s revenue and cannot be used for spending, said Second Minister for Finance Indranee Rajah in Parliament…

Electric bicycle riders must pass theory test to ride on roads under proposed changes to Road Traffic Act

PAB riders will be required to pass a theory test that covers road safety before being allowed on the roads as part of proposed amendments to the RTA introduced in Parliament on Mon. The changes are aimed at…

With easing of workplace COVID-19 rules, firms make adjustments while others take wait-and-see approach

Come Mon, a 10-member team at Certact Engg will be in the office in full force for the first time in a year. The team, handling administration, sales and other non-production matters at the local precision engg firm,…

8 arrested in late-night raid on illegal KTV outlets, 45 under investigation

It looked like a scene from an action movie – a splintered door, two halves of the doorknob blasted apart, wood chips littering the threshold. The smell of alcohol and a general bustle greeted reporters as they trooped…

More than 1,000 orchid species, hybrids featured in larger display area at National Orchid Garden

Visitors to the Sembcorp Cool House at the National Orchid Garden can expect to stroll around a bigger space, featuring more than 1,000 orchid species and hybrids. This is more than double the previous number being exhibited, said…

Some MRT stations on North East Line to close early for works in April, May

Selected MRT stations on NEL will close earlier on some Fri and Sat in Apr and May, said SBST on Fri. This is for “intensified replacement works” to be carried out on the insulators of the overhead catenary…

More homes, commercial projects can be built on Jurong land meant for cancelled HSR project: Experts

More private homes, community facilities and even a retirement village – these are ideas that property analysts have mooted for large tracts of land in Jurong previously earmarked for the KL-Singapore HSR project, which has since been scrapped.…

NTU researchers develop smart device to harvest sunlight for underground use

What looks like a crystal ball in a transparent glass case could soon be used to light up underground spaces in a sustainable way. Drawing inspiration from the magnifying glass, several Singapore researchers have developed a smart device…

New version of myENV app launched, providing information on environment, water and food

A new version of the myENV mobile app, which provides integrated information on Singapore’s environment, water services and food safety, was launched on Wed. The app combines information from the stats boards in the MSE family – NEA,…

MyRepublic investigating mobile network disruption

MyRepublic said it was aware of a mobile network connectivity issue affecting some customers on Wed morning. “Our network team is currently investigating and we will share an update on the situation when we have more information,” the…

12 people investigated for flouting COVID-19 rules after singing, drinking in Joo Chiat shophouse

Seven men and five women are being investigated for alleged non-compliance with COVID-19 safe distancing measures, said SPF on Tues. The 12 people, aged between 20 and 44, were found during a police raid allegedly consuming alcohol, singing…

Visitors to Mandai Columbarium urged to check real-time traffic conditions to avoid Qing Ming jams

Traffic on the roads leading to Mandai Columbarium were choked for a second day in the lead up to the Qing Ming weekend, with authorities encouraging visitors to check real-time traffic conditions before visiting the facility. A spokesperson…

Go-Ahead to conduct six-month trial of buses with solar panels

Your bus ride in Singapore could soon be partially powered by the sun. Bus operator Go-Ahead Singapore has installed ultra-thin solar panels on the roofs of two of its buses, which will run on Service 15. This is…

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