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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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Prices, rentals of Singapore industrial space extend decline in Q1 as vacancy

Prices, rentals of Singapore industrial space extend decline in Q1 as vacancy
SINGAPORE – Prices and rentals of industrial space continued to fall in tandem with occupancy rates in the first quarter of this year, figures from JTC showed on Thursday (April 28). Price for the overall industrial property market declined by 2.5 per …
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Latest Singapore Private Residential News

Eye on Sembawang: Flourishing in the far north
Today, however, it is a mostly residential suburban town with its own waterways, park, MRT station and schools. … Along with the three other Royal Air Force bases in Singapore — RAF Changi, RAF Seletar and RAF Tengah — RAF Sembawang and HMS …
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Private home prices in muted fall: URA index
URA's rental index for private residential properties slipped 1.3 per cent q-o-q in Q1, the same rate of decline as in the previous quarter. One could look on the bright side and say that private housing … "Assuming the rate of population growth in …
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Latest Singapore Property Loans News

Lifting curbs 'not key to property sector's outlook': Lawrence Wong
The property market's long-term prospects are not dependent on whether market cooling measures are lifted but the overall state of the local economy, said National Development Minister Lawrence Wong. Real estate industry players have … The Government …
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Big PH firms turn to real estate in Europe
Scholten noted that ING had over 220 dedicated real estate financing experts in eight of the most liquid markets in Europe, teams in New York, Australia, Hong Kong, and Singapore. “Our global connectivity and local presence are particularly relevant to …
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Billionaires, Former Billionaires Outed For Offshore Wealth By The Panama Papers
One of the world's largest data leaks, called the Panama Papers, is shedding light on the world of offshore financing, used frequently by many of the richest and most powerful around the globe. An anonymous source reportedly tipped off … Two years …
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Vietnam set for its next growth flight
Singaporean firms should work closely with reputable Vietnamese tour operators for inbound tours in Singapore+Vietnam packages, and the two governments could consider more connectivity options. Singaporean hospitality businesses can act as a catalyst …
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Singapore property may be heading for long-term drop in value
In addition to deterring foreigners and PRs from investing in Singapore's residential market, this policy has turned Singapore's desire to be a wealth-planning hub on its head. Wealthy families who have invested heavily in Singapore and who are now …
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From despair to desire to help others in debt
Harassed by loan sharks and overwhelmed by debt, Ms Santha K. M. swallowed 15 to 20 paracetamol pills and went to sleep, expecting never to wake up again. The 54-year-old was lucky to survive the ordeal last … It was money that the customer service …
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MAS eases monetary policy, to stop Singapore dollar from rising
After the 6.2 percent expansion recorded in Q4 last year, Singapore's economy stalled in Q1 and registered a flat growth on a quarter-on-quarter seasonally adjusted annualised basis, the advanced estimates by the Ministry of Trade and Industry revealed.
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Daily Briefing: Luxury home prices slump; SME loan targets HDB shop owners
It can get tiring, our daily grinds to earn enough dough to pay the mortgage, upgrade to a bigger place or a higher property class. Fortunately, if we need to get away for a weekend, Singapore is located within easy reach of fun and relaxing destinations.
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Head of eco-certification unit joins Indonesian firm blamed for haze
He was also head of the non-government Singapore Environment Council's (SEC) eco-certification unit when it suspended use of the label last year by products from Asia Pulp and Paper (APP), the Indonesian firm accused of being one of the biggest …
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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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Singapore Shares Sputter After Hitting Resistance Level: Chart
A rally in Singapore stocks has stalled after the Straits Times Index struggled to breach a key resistance level of 2,900 for the second time in three months. That level provided a firmer base in July during the market rout led by the selloff in …
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K & K puts money from divestment of Singapore hotels into Hong Kong property
Private developer K & K Property built up a war chest of nearly HK$ 9 billion in 2013 by divesting two hotels in Singapore and ploughed the money back into the Hong Kong residential market, regardless of rising competition. It has spent HK$ 6.3 billion …
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Latest Singapore Commercial Buildings News

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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