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Affinity at Serangoon open for preview this weekend

Affinity at Serangoon, a new 1,052-unit condominium with 5 retail shops located on the former Serangoon Ville HUDC estate, at Serangoon North Avenue 1, will open for preview this Saturday (26 May). The 99-year leasehold project is one of 2 new condominiums in the Serangoon area (District 19) that are vying for buyer’s attention. Affinity […]

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85% of Twin VEW units sold over weekend launch

CSC Land’s Twin VEW condominium in West Coast Vale sold 85 percent or 442 of the total 520 units during the weekend launch (5-6 Apr). All unit types had a good take-up rate, including four penthouses sold. The average price of units sold was $1,399 psf. Early-bird prices for the one-bedders started from $650,000, two-bedders […]

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Punggol will be home to Singapore’s own Silicon Valley

The Digital District is located in Punggol North, where last year, was designated by National Development Minister Lawrence Wong as the “enterprise district” that will be a combination of housing, business, and education facilities. The Punggol Digital District will become the heart of digital and cyber-security industries and is set to create 28,000 new jobs […]

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Much of road space in Jurong Lake District to be for public transport

The district in western Singapore is set to be re-developed into a second Central Business District, and the authorities are planning to have public transport seamlessly connecting it to the rest of Singapore, as well as for connections within the district. Apart from the existing North-South Line and East-West Line, other MRT networks to serve […]

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Downtown Line 3 to open on Oct 21

31 May 2017 Downtown Line 3 (DTL3), will open on Oct 21. 16-station DTL3 runs from Fort Canning station, which is directly across from Liang Court, and goes through old town areas such as Jalan Besar and Bendemeer before heading eastwards through Geylang Bahru, MacPherson , Ubi, Bedok North, Upper Changi neighbourhoods, before ending at […]

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Tuas mega port may have lively area for leisure

2nd April 2017 The Tuas mega port, slated to open in phases from 2021, may be more than a hive of container traffic. Cafes, retail stores and even a jogging track overlooking the hustle and bustle of trade are being considered in a bid to optimise land use and add vibrancy. “We want to develop […]

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Historic agreement for Singapore-Kuala Lumpur high-speed rail line signed

Singapore and Malaysia signed a historic bilateral agreement to build a high-speed rail line with a target to have the trains running by Dec 31, 2026. The 8-stations line will link both countries via a 25m-high bridge over the Strait of Johor. There will be an express service between the 2 terminal stations – Jurong […]

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Other property measures may be eased after TDSR tweaked: report

September 2, 2016 Under the new rules which took effect yesterday, borrowers who purchased houses for their own use after the implementation of the TDSR on 28 June 2013 will no longer be subject to the TDSR threshold of 60 percent or Mortgage Servicing Ratio (MSR) limit of 30 percent when they refinance their mortgages. […]

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Names of MRT stations on Thomson-East Coast Line (East Coast stretch) announced

21 July 2016 The names of the 9 stations for the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL) (East Coast stretch) and Downtown Line 3 Extension (DTL3e) have been finalised! The finalised names of the stations are Tanjong Rhu, Katong Park, Tanjong Katong, Marine Parade, Marine Terrace, Siglap, Bayshore, Bedok South, Sungei Bedok and Xilin station. Read Full […]

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Living with an on-going house renovation

Jun 17, 2016 Since 2007, the Housing Board’s Home Improvement Programme has been offered to such residents to take care of common problems such as spalling concrete, structural cracks and replacing waste pipes. FIND ALTERNATE ACCOMMODATION – Orchid Country Club, off Yishun Avenue 1, launched its 7-Day Refit Getaway @ Orchid Lodge promotion in January. […]

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‘Industrial park of the future’ to be created: Finance Minister

Posted 24 Mar 2016 SINGAPORE: An “industrial park of the future”, the Jurong Innovation District, will be developed, and is touted to be the “future of innovation for enterprise, learning and living”. Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced this in his Budget statement on Thursday (Mar 24), and described the space as “an open and […]

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Downtown Line 2 – 12 stations bring buzz to prime districts

The Downtown line is having an open house this coming weekend on December 5, and with 12 new DTL2 (Downtown Line 2) stations commencing operations from December 27, travel across the island will now take half the time it used to. Spanning Bukit Panjang and Rochor, with stations such as Cashew, Hillview, Beauty World, King Albert Park, Tan […]

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With final 3 stations, Circle Line will come ‘full circle’ by 2025

With final 3 stations, Circle Line will come ‘full circle’ by 2025 channelnewsasia.com Published October 29, 2015 SINGAPORE: Three more train stations – Keppel, Cantonment and Prince Edward – will be added to the Circle Line (CCL) by 2025, closing the loop for the orbital line. These stations will be located along a 4-kilometre stretch connecting […]

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Haze unlikely to improve until Friday; haze subsidy scheme to kick in tomorrow, households to get care packs

straitstimes.com  Posted on:  September 15, 2015 To help Singaporeans affected by haze, the Haze Subsidy Scheme, which caps medical fees for haze-related conditions for elderly and lower-income groups, will be reactivated on Wednesday (Sept 16). The subsidies are available at more than 450 public health preparedness clinics (PHPC) and polyclinics. Participating clinics can be identified […]

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Coney Island to open on October 10

Updated: 7:08 PM, September 3, 2015 SINGAPORE — Known for its natural rustic charm, Coney Island will open on October 10 to members of the public, the National Parks Board said today (Sept 3). NParks is looking for volunteers to conduct guided walks and other activities like bird watching on the day of opening, and […]

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Possible Jurong Region Line extension to connect to Circle Line being studied: LTA

SINGAPORE: The Land Transport Authority (LTA) is studying plans to connect the upcoming Jurong Region Line with the Circle Line, announced Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew on Tuesday (Aug 25). This will be through a new extension with possible new MRT stations in West Coast and Pasir Panjang, which is expected to be completed by […]

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MND & HDB introduced Three New Measures

app.mnd.gov.sg  24 Aug 2015 I) Helping Extended Families Live Together or Closer By MND and HDB introduced a new Proximity Housing Grant (PHG) with effect from 24 August 2015. To help all Singapore citizen families who buy a resale flat to live with or near their parents or married child and Eligible singles buy a resale […]

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Second phase of Downtown Line with 12 stations to open on Dec 27

SINGAPORE – The second phase of the Downtown MRT Line (DTL2) – which will pass through the Bukit Timah corridor and has 12 stations – will open on Dec 27. The 16.6km DTL 2 includes Bukit Panjang (interchange station), Cashew, Hillview, Beauty World, King Albert Park, Sixth Avenue, Tan Kah Kee, Botanic Gardens (interchange station), […]

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New rule for P1 registration under home-school distance priority scheme

news.asiaone.com Monday, May 25, 2015 SINGAPORE – A new rule will be in place for this year’s Primary 1 registration exercise on July 2. Under the home-school distance priority scheme, students who have managed to get places in primary schools are required to live in the address for at least 30 months from the start […]

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PM Lee: I am grieved beyond words at the passing of Mr Lee Kuan Yew

23 Mar 2015 But even as Singaporeans mourn the elder Mr Lee’s death, PM Lee urged them to also “honour his spirit”. “Let us dedicate ourselves as one people to build on his foundations, strive for his ideals and keep Singapore exceptional and successful for many years to come,” he said. Read Full Article: http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/pm-lee-hsien-loong-grieved-beyond-words-at-mr-lee-kuan-yews-death […]

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