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Singapore to take action against errant cyclists
SINGAPORE — The Land Transport Authority (LTA) will set up a dedicated enforcement team to take action against reckless cyclists and users of personal mobility devices, after the Government accepted in full the recommendations made by a panel last …
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New annual event launched to get students interested in sustainable city planning
SINGAPORE – Students at the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) Centre on Tuesday (April 26) took part in activities like art jamming and a forum with a URA planner, on the first day of a new annual event aimed at spurring their interest in sustainable …
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Developers will need to incorporate needs of pedestrians, cyclists: MND
“This is especially critical for developments with high footfall such as schools, shopping malls, office buildings and business parks,” said Mr Wong. “ Through these requirements, we will ensure that our built environment is more conducive for …
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Manulife seeks to revive S-Reit IPO
Manulife started pre-marketing on Tuesday for an initial public offering in Singapore of its US office real estate investment trust, having failed at the first attempt just nine months ago. Bankers familiar with the situation suggest the deal could …
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5G is looming, but network innovations are needed far more urgently
Indoor coverage and capacity are the major challenges for operators as enterprises go mobile-first and consumers use mobile data devices at home and in workplaces and leisure venues. Starhub plans to deploy its HetNet in 40 commercial buildings, …
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Empty offices and falling rents spell further gloom for landlords
SINGAPORE: Office buildings in the city fringes may be increasingly left vacant as tenants seek the opportunity to move into Grade A premises in the Central Business District (CBD) with rents weakening amid an onslaught of incoming supply. Pundits …
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Charter Hall stakes its top developer claim in Melbourne's CBD
The church land is next to another potential development play, an A-grade office building at 150 Lonsdale also owned by Charter Hall that will give the fund control of the "holy hectare", a major CBD development parcel in the city's northern sector …
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Architects also hurting from real estate woes
Aedas hires more than 300 people in Singapore, and undertakes regional work ranging from master planning to commercial, residential and mixed-use developments and infrastructure. Mr Ang said that the firm was fortunate to have recently won a few …
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Bob Williams looks back on the long legacies he'll leave behind
Few Vancouverites have had such a profound legacy on building communities in British Columbia as Bob Williams. Now 83 years old, the former municipal and provincial level politician has been actively working in the private sector for the past 30 years …
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CAO, Sinarmas among RHB picks of small-cap gems
Among those at the handbook's launch yesterday were (from right) Mr Meng, China Aviation Oil CEO, Mr Hew, Fu Yu CEO, Mr Ong, RHB Research Singapore head, IPS Securex chief operating officer Brandon Lee and Mr Ng, Sinarmas Land executive director. Mr …
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Manulife revives office Reit IPO plan: report
CANADIAN financial services group Manulife has started pre-marketing for an initial public offering (IPO) in Singapore of its US office Reit (real estate investment trust), a plan it had shelved for nine months due to market conditions. It is now said …

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'Abandon FTTN for FTTdp': Internet Australia Calls For NBN Rethink
“In 2007 a government was elected that undertook to build a modern broadband network delivering cable all the way to more than 90 per cent of the nations premises,” Internet Australia CEO Laurie Patton observed, making the call for a bipartisan NBN …
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Huawei, StarHub clock fastest 4G indoors
… on smart devices. “Indoor digital networks will be just as indispensable as running water and electricity for buildings." Commercial trials of the solution are ongoing, and StarHub aims to deploy it when supported phone models reach Singapore's shores.
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Fitch: Risks Emerge from Chinese Insurers' Offshore Investments
(The following statement was released by the rating agency) HONG KONG/SINGAPORE, April 17 (Fitch) Rapid growth in overseas investment by Chinese insurers could lead to rising risks in a number of areas, including asset-liability duration and currency …
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Gold Coast developer Tony Smith and his strange journey
By 1996 he had renamed his company BreakFree and moved with his wife Simone to the Gold Coast, where he bought the management rights to a string of Surfers Paradise apartment buildings which became BreakFree branded destinations. To finance the …
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AAI calls off talks with Singapore agency on Ahmedabad, Jaipur airports
NEW DELHI: National airports operator AAI has terminated discussions with a Singaporean government agency to operate and maintain Ahmedabad and Jaipur airports, a proposal which was mooted during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Singapore …
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Office space: Where do we go from here?
More urgently, in the face of the structural changes in office usage, we should re-map the current patchwork of commercial centres, and ask how Singapore might boost business demand to fill the existing 11 million sqf of vacant office and business park …
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Here's why his under-the-radar telco is giving incumbents a run for their money
“ConsisTel specialises in in-building wireless communications systems and has experiencing installing distributed antenna systems for over 800 commercial buildings in Singapore. OMGtel plans to provide unrivalled in-building coverage using multiple …
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Boosting anti-terror features of buildings: Singapore government reviews
The ministry said last month that the threat of a terrorist attack in Singapore was at its highest level in decades and that it could pass laws that may require building owners to adopt stringent security measures. But the ministry did not give a …
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Coworking— a game changer in office space
The 254m-tall, 52-storey Capital Tower is a landmark office building at the corner of Cecil Street and Robinson Road. According to CapitaLand Singapore CEO Wen Khai Meng, its aim is to create a test bed for premium coworking space at Capital Tower, and …
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Singapore to double free WiFi hotspots by 2018
SINGAPORE — Public WiFi service will be speedier and available at more locations, the Ministry of Communications and Information announced on Monday. Speaking during the ministry's Committee of Supply debate, Minister of State Janil Puthucheary said …
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More pedestrian crossings for elderly, those with disabilities
Both cities have more than 30km of underground tunnels linking numerous commercial and residential properties, he said. Closer to home, Tokyo and Taipei have underground walkway infrastructures that make those cities walkable, he added. Mrs Teo said …
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