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Future of Mandai public golf course uncertain as site put under review

The long-term future of Mandai Executive Golf Course – one of three public golf courses here – is up in the air, with plans for the site under review. Without giving a specific date, a spokesman for PUB…

Two teens get electric shock from lamp post in Lorong 5 Toa Payoh on Sunday

Two teenagers received an electric shock from a lamp post in Lorong 5 Toa Payoh on Sun. The incident occurred at about 8.25pm, when the pair attempted to retrieve a football from the fitness corner in front of…

Wayfinding murals help residents find their way home in Kebun Baru

Madam Shirley Cheong was at the void deck of her HDB block when she noticed an elderly woman, who she knew lived in a nearby block, walking up the stairs. Speaking in Mandarin, Madam Cheong, 78, said: “I…

Yio Chu Kang is 3rd town to feature dementia-friendly murals

Visitors to certain HDB blocks in Yio Chu Kang will be greeted by paintings of creatures like the Merlion and sports icons like footballer Lionel Messi. The colourful murals on the walls are part of efforts to help…

Million-dollar HDB flats: Half of S’pore’s 24 towns have them, including Hougang, Geylang and Ang Mo Kio

While The Pinnacle @ Duxton is arguably the “poster boy” for million-dollar HDB flats in Singapore, such flats are not exclusively located in the central area. Half of Singapore’s 24 HDB towns are home to million-dollar HDB flats,…

Bukit Merah market stallholders worry about lost income as COVID-19 testing starts for cluster

Stallholders at the temporarily shuttered 115 Bukit Merah View Market and Food Centre are worried about losing income, MP Joan Pereira (PAP-Tanjong Pagar) told reporters on Mon. She said that while the stallholders understand the need for these…

Bukit Merah View market is new Covid-19 cluster; all staff and tenants quarantined, visitors offered free testing

All staff and tenants at 115 Bukit Merah View Market and Food Centre have been placed on quarantine, due to the likelihood of an ongoing transmission of Covid-19 among people who work there, MOH said on Sun. The…

Bukit Merah View market closed for deep cleaning till June 15 after 2 Covid-19 cases reported

All stalls at 115 Bukit Merah View Market and Food Centre are closed from Sun to Tues for deep cleaning and disinfection by Tanjong Pagar Town Council, after two Covid-19 cases were detected there within the past week.…

5 taken to hospital, 120 evacuated after fire in North Bridge Road HDB block

Five people were taken to hospital after a fire in North Bridge Road on Sat night. A SCDF spokesman said it was alerted to the blaze at Blk 8 at about 10.15pm. The fire involved contents of a…

Largest integrated transport hub in Singapore opens in Woodlands

Commuters in Woodlands can look forward to a smoother and more comfortable journey with the opening of the Woodlands Integrated Transport Hub (ITH) on Sun. The ITH – a term for fully air-conditioned bus interchanges linked to MRT…

2 new COVID-19 clusters, including Bukit Merah View market; 10 new community infections reported

Singapore reported 10 new COVID-19 cases in the community as of noon on Sun, including two unlinked infections. Eight were linked to previous cases. Two new clusters were identified, with one involving cases linked to Bukit Merah View…

Popular western food eatery Botak Jones making Depot Lane comeback

When Mr Bernard Utchenik, founder of Botak Jones, announced on FB earlier this month that the western food eatery would be making a comeback, he was shocked to learn that many people had missed the stall. “A lot…

No Covid-19 cases found as mass testing exercise in Hougang ends

A mass testing exercise for visitors of Block 506 Hougang Ave 8 and residents and visitors of nearby blocks of HDB flats is complete with 4,384 people testing negative for the virus. There were no positive tests, said…

12 investigated for illegal gambling, breaking COVID-19 rules at Bukit Panjang home

Twelve people are being investigated for alleged illegal gambling activities and breaking of COVID-19 safe distancing rules at a home in Bukit Panjang, said SPF on Fri. The suspects – seven men and five women – are aged…

Neighbour saves unconscious man from fire in Bukit Batok flat

He was playing with his children yesterday morning when the smell of burning filled the air. When he looked out of his Bukit Batok flat and saw smoke emanating from a neighbour’s unit upstairs, Mr Muhammad Nasiruddin, 32,…

White site at Marina View triggered for sale at a minimum bid of $1.5 billion

An undisclosed real estate developer has triggered the release of the white site at Marina View for sale by tender. It is scheduled for launch on June 28, according to URA. The site is located near the Singapore…

Viral strain of Hougang Covid-19 cluster found to be the same as other nearby blocks

The Covid-19 viral strain that caused the cluster at Blk 506 Hougang Ave 8 has been found to be the same as the one detected at other blocks in the vicinity. This points to either a common exposure…

All 452 residents, visitors of Sumang Walk HDB block test negative for Covid-19

All 452 residents and visitors of HHDB blk 325A Sumang Walk in Punggol who were swabbed have tested negative for Covid-19 as at 5pm on Thurs. In an update on the mandatory testing operations in HDB estates, MOH…

Foodpanda to use robots to deliver food in NUS, NTU and Punggol

Food delivery firm Foodpanda is conducting a pilot of autonomous food delivery services at two university campuses and within the Punggol neighbourhood over the next few months. The firm said that it has plans to expand the service…

HDB August 2021 BTO In-Depth Review: Queenstown

One of the projects in this Aug 2021 BTO launch will be at Queenstown, with 610 units of 3-room and 4-room flats up for grabs. HDB hasn’t announced the starting prices for this Aug launch yet. So here’s…

No new Covid-19 cases detected so far in testing operations at Punggol and Hougang housing blocks

Covid-19 testing conducted at public housing blocks in Punggol and Hougang have yielded no new cases of infection as at 12pm on Wed, MOH said. It had conducted a compulsory testing operation at 325A Sumang Walk on Tues…

Police investigating 8 people for illegal gambling and breaking COVID-19 safe distancing rules

Police said on Wed they were investigating eight people for illegal gambling and not complying with COVID-19 safe distancing measures. Officers from the Tanglin Police Division conducted an operation at a hawker centre at Blk 210 Lorong 8…

More sustainable, smarter waste collection and recycling for City-Punggol households and businesses

People living and working in the City-Punggol sector can look forward to smarter and more sustainable services for public waste collection and recycling under a new contract awarded to SembWaste. Among them is a new fleet of refuse…

Man charged with animal cruelty over Ang Mo Kio cat slashing, held for psychiatric observation

A 37-year-old man was charged with animal cruelty on Wed in relation to a series of cat slashings in Ang Mo Kio that started in late Apr. Leow Wei Liang, a Singaporean, was handed one charge of causing…

Goodland Group buys four shophouses on Serangoon Road for $16 mil

Goodland Group has entered into a SPA to acquire four freehold double-storey shophouses located on Serangoon Road for $16 million. The acquisition of the properties, located at 11375, 11377, 1379 and 13811 Serangoon Road, will be subject to…

Giant wildflower in Sembawang stolen within days of its discovery

A giant wildflower that sprouted beside the walkway of Blk 338 Sembawang was stolen on Mon night, just days after it was discovered and photos of it were shared on social media. Among those who had posted photos…

3 supermarkets in Bukit Panjang among places visited by Covid-19 cases while infectious

Three supermarkets in Bukit Panjang are among a list of public places visited by Covid-19 cases during their infectious period. On Mon, MOH said that the infectious persons had been to Giant supermarket at Fajar Shopping Centre located…

Jumbo opens third Kok Kee noodle stall in Toa Payoh

Jumbo Group has opened a new Kok Kee stall in Singapore, its third within six months. The location of the latest stall is in Toa Payoh HDB Hub, #B1-01, Gourmet Paradise, at 480 Lorong 6 Toa Payoh. This…

Mandatory Covid-19 tests for residents of HDB block in Punggol after cases detected there: MOH

Residents of Blk 325A Sumang Walk in Punggol will be tested for the coronavirus on Tues and Wed, after Covid-19 cases were discovered there. MOH said that it will be conducting mandatory PCR tests for all residents because…

Bored, restless seniors flout Covid-19 safety rules

He was chatting with three friends at the foot of Blk 68 Geylang Bahru, nonchalant about the tightened measures in place since May 16 that capped social gatherings to two people. A retiree, Mr Anra, 64, said he…

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