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Robots to make food deliveries from Westgate mall to JTC Summit in upcoming trial

Autonomous robots that perform the job of a food delivery rider will be on trial in Jurong East in the second half of this year. For a start, it would pick up bubble-tea orders from HeyTea, located on…

Weekend entry restrictions to Lucky Plaza, Peninsula Plaza to be lifted from April 10

From Sat, visitors to Lucky Plaza and Peninsula Plaza will no longer be subjected to odd-even entry restrictions based on the last digit of their identification number. The authorities, however, stressed that visitors should not rush to these…

Retailer Naiise to close last S’pore outlet at Jewel Changi Airport, some vendors owed up to S$10,000

Homegrown store Naiise, known for selling products such as clothing and shoes by local designers, will close its last physical store here, at Jewel Changi Airport, on Sun. Vendors told TODAY they are owed up to S$10,000 in…

LTA seeks information from industry players on e-vehicle charging infrastructure

The authority, which launched a RFI on Thurs, said that it wants industry players to share, among others, their views on The installation and operation of charging points; The provision and costs of charging services to consumers; What…

E-scooter rider fined for colliding into 7-year-old girl after being caught riding on footpath

A 28-year-old man was fined S$4,500 on Thurs for illegally riding his escooter on a public footpath, then crashing into a young girl while trying to evade enforcement officers from LTA. Mohammad Haziq Ismail also rode his unregistered…

Wet market, Prime supermarket in Bukit Batok visited by Covid-19 cases while infectious

MOH on Wed added two more locations to a list of public places that had been visited by Covid-19 cases during their infectious period. It said that the infectious persons had visited Prime supermarket at Blk 373 Bukit…

Covid-19: Foreign domestic worker sole community case, 34 others imported

The sole Covid-19 community case reported in Singapore on Wed was a 40-year-old foreign domestic worker, MOH said. On Apr 2, the Myanmar national developed a headache followed by a shortness of breath two days later. She was…

Archery, pool halls? Residents, property analysts weigh in after authorities earmark Ulu Pandan site for sports facility

SLA and SportSG on Wed launched a tender to convert a state property on Ulu Pandan Road into a sports facility. TODAY spoke to a number of property analysts and residents living near the site to seek their…

Why aren’t all tables at East Coast Lagoon Food Village sheltered after renovation?

I was with my family at the East Coast Lagoon Food Village in East Coast Park on a rainy evening last Sat. Like many families, we had to walk around while waiting for an available table. We were…

Museum of Ice Cream, Asia’s tallest slingshot among new attractions to open in Singapore in anticipation of tourism recovery

Three new tourist attractions will be opening their doors to visitors here in the coming months. Mr Keith Tan, CEO of Singapore Tourism Board said on Wed that the Government will also be launching a tender for a…

Hay Dairies turns down land awarded for new goat farm, cites Covid-19 related higher building costs

Goat farm Hay Dairies has turned down a plot in Lim Chu Kang just weeks after winning a tender for the land, citing construction costs driven up by the Covid-19 pandemic and a lease insufficient to cover the…

Roofing contractor jailed 7 weeks for forging URA approval over renovation works

After completing renovation works to the balcony of a freehold landed property in the Seletar area, Lee Xiu Qi learned that its mgmt did not approve of the structure. Lee, the director of Ah Qi Trading and Construction,…

2 former NParks directors charged with taking bribes in form of hotel stay, transport services

Two former directors from NParks were hauled to court on Tuess and charged with accepting bribes in the form of hotel stays and transport services. Teva Raj Palaniasamy, 69, was a senior director of the stats board’s municipal…

Bill for rollout of nationwide parcel network passed as Govt addresses security and accessibility concerns

The authorities are developing security guidelines and other requirements for the rollout of the nationwide parcel locker network, said Senior Minister of State for MCI Sim Ann in Parliament on Mon. She said her ministry is working closely…

CBD bustling again as more workers return to offices

The CBD was bustling on Mon — the first day of relaxed workplace restrictions — with snaking queues spotted in food courts and hawker centres during lunch. Between 8.30am and 10am on Mon, TODAY observed a steady stream…

Cash over valuation back in the spotlight as rising property demand drives resale prices up

Having seen property prices tumble during the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis and the Sars outbreak in 2003, Mr Ng thought the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic would present him with a golden opportunity to secure his dream retirement home at…

Give prompt notice to residents on lift maintenance work

I live in a four-room flat in Pasir Ris. Every Mon to Fri, my 87-year-old mother with dementia and who is wheelchair-bound goes to a daycare centre and on Sat, to church. We rely on the one lift…

Pure Fitness gym at Ngee Ann City visited 10 times in 2 weeks by Covid-19 cases while infectious

On Thurs, MOH said that the infectious persons had visited Pure Fitness gym at Ngee Ann City mall at the following times: Mar 18 between 1.30pm and 2.45pm, Mar 19 between 9pm and 10.15pm, Mar 20 between 4.30pm…

PR charged with making false declaration in SHN application, exposing others to risk of Covid-19 infection

A Singapore PR was charged on Thurs with making a false declaration in his application to opt out of serving his stay-home notice (SHN) at a dedicated facility, and exposing others to the potential risk of Covid-19 infection…

What would our future workplace look like?

More Singapore employees will be allowed to return to the workplace from Apr 5. Rather than a return to the traditional office, however, the announcement signals a shift to a more flexible, hybrid working model. The Covid-19 pandemic…

From April 5, worshippers may sing for up to 30 minutes with masks on: MCCY

From Mon, worshippers at religious services will be allowed to sing with their masks on for a maximum of 30 minutes in a single service, MCCY said on Wed. Other safe mgmt measures must be observed, including good…

Safety guidelines launched for firms handling flammable fine powders

Factories handling fine powders, which are flammable and hazardous, should place a cap on the amount of such material stored in a facility. They should also eliminate potential sources of ignition in powder handling areas, such as laying…

S’pore takes top spot in ranking of smart city govts, praised for ‘sterling’ Covid-19 response, digital initiatives

Singapore has eclipsed London to take top spot in a biennial study that ranks the top 50 smart city governments in the world. The Republic took the honours due to factors such as its technology infrastructure, digital initiatives…

Why do some Singaporeans treat security officers and maids badly?

A year ago, the phrase “circuit breaker” was introduced to the Singaporean lexicon as a means to contain the Covid-19 pandemic. Our daily routines have all but permanently changed, if not been inconvenienced. Social angst and tensions in…

Signalling fault delays MRT services for more than 4 hours on North-South Line

A signalling fault during rush hour on Mon morning held up MRT services for more than four hours along a stretch of NSL. The fault initially affected eight stations from Raffles Place to Toa Payoh but, as the…

Mustafa Centre, shop in Little India among places visited by Covid-19 cases while infectious

MOH on Sat added two more locations, including the popular Mustafa Centre mall in Little India, to a list of public places that had been visited by Covid-19 cases during their infectious period. It said that the infectious…

48-year-old woman is sole Covid-19 community case, 22 other cases imported

A female part-time food packer was the sole Covid-19 infection in the community reported on Sat. There were 22 other imported cases on Sat and no new infections in the foreign worker dormitories here, said MOH. It added…

Maid agency, food court in Tampines among places visited by Covid-19 cases while infectious

MOH on Fri added two more locations, including a maid agency and a food court, to a list of public places that had been visited by Covid-19 cases during their infectious period. It said that the infectious persons…

Wedding couples stick to plans for smaller receptions due to cost of pre-event Covid-19 test

Some couples who will be tying the knot after Apr 24 intend to keep their big day as a small affair, with no more than 100 attendees at their wedding, even though capacity limits will be relaxed by…

Jail for man who ran brothels in S’pore using mother’s HDB flat sale proceeds

Working with two others, Tan Yung Meng obtained rental units in residential areas across Singapore and sublet them to sex workers to use as makeshift brothels. Tan used the money his mother had earned from selling her Serangoon…

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