E-commerce and high rentals killing retail outlets in Singapore

Chanel News Asia published an article today lamenting that the Great Singapore Sale after 25 years is no longer “great” (‘The Big Read: The not-so-Great Singapore Sale — after 25 years, once-premier shopping event is now left in the dust‘, 26 Jun). In the article, it mentioned, “Vacant shop spaces were also scattered throughout the shopping centres, exposing the deeper …

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Can PUB explain how we’re charged 550 times more after buying water from M’sia at 3 sen per 1,000 gallons?

Bloomberg published an interview with Dr Mahathir today (25 Jun) saying that he would be seeking to renegotiate a longstanding water supply agreement with Singapore. In the interview, Dr Mahathir commented that the 1962 water supply deal with Singapore is “too costly”. Water is among issues with Singapore “that we need to settle,” he said. “We will sit down and …

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