Daily Archives: 2018-02-14

    CapitaLand acquires Pearl Bank Apartments in Singapore’s Chinatown for S$728 million
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    CapitaLand Limited has acquired the centrally located Pearl Bank Apartments through a private treaty collective sale for S$728 million. In a press statement, the sale price, with an additional lease top-up premium estimated at S$201.4 million payable to the state to top-up the Read More

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    LTA awards first phase of tender for on-demand bus services trial
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has awarded contracts totalling $466,194.50 to two companies, namely Via Transportation, Inc. (Via) and Ministry of Movement Pte. Ltd (SWAT), as part of the first phase of its trial of on-demand, dynamically-routed public bus services LTA called a tender Read More

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    Singapore economy growth to moderate from growth in 2017 but remain firm for 2018
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    The Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) has announced on Wednesday (14 February) that Singapore’s economy grew by 3.6 per cent in 2017 and expects GDP growth to moderate from 2017’s growth, slightly above the middle of the forecast range of “1.5 to Read More

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    Seven important things to look for when buying a resale flat
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Singsaver.com.sg Purchasing a pre-owned flat is a big commitment. Make sure to check for these 7 things to ensure you’re spending your money well. Many Singaporeans prefer a resale flat to a new one, as there’s no waiting time involved. Besides being able Read More

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    PRC-owned hotpot restaurant at Clarke Quay suspended by NEA
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Vincent Low Channel News Asia reported that the Clarke Quay branch of hotpot restaurant HaiDiLao has been suspended for two weeks (Feb 10 to Feb 23) by the National Environment Agency (NEA). According to a suspension notice on NEA’s website, the branch Read More

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    PTC: Commuter satisfaction with public transport dipped 1.9 percent to 94.5 percent in 2017
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Public Transport Council (PTC) has released the result of its annual Public Transport Customer Satisfaction Survey (PTCSS) in October 2017, across 22 train stations and 25 bus stations / bus stops, which states that commuters’ satisfaction with public transport decreased from 96.4 percent in Read More

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    Release of 2017 Singapore Cambridge GCE A-Level examination results on 23 Feb
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Ministry of Education (MOE) has announced that the results of the 2017 Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education Advanced Level (GCE A-Level) examination will be released on Friday, 23 February 2018, noting that school candidates may collect their results from their respective schools from Read More

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    Seven strange money-related superstitions you didn’t know existed
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Singsaver.com.sg Forget Li Chun. Here are 7 more money superstitions from around the world you could try. Various cultures all have different beliefs about money. And as a great melting pot, many of them have even made their way to Singapore. Now that Read More

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    Second train service disruption along NSL on Tuesday, without announcement from SMRT
    By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

    Signal fault caused yet another service disruption along North South Line during Tuesday’s evening peak hours. This comes after an earlier service disruption in the morning. Information released by the transport operator, Singapore Mass Rapid Transport was limited to the train platforms and trains with no Read More

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