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Overwhelming response to HDB’s sale of 4-room and bigger flats

Overwhelming response to HDB’s sale of 4-room and bigger flats

There were just 278 flats offered but the Housing and Development Board received about 9,900 applications. This was the number recorded at the close ...

Minor community and infrastructure project bumped until after 2009

The government's move to defer another S$1 billion worth of construction projects beyond 2009 is being welcomed by industry players. They said it wil ...
Tecity raises offer for Straits Trading to S$6.70 a share

Tecity raises offer for Straits Trading to S$6.70 a share

The bidding war for the tin-smelting and property firm, Straits Trading Company, continues to escalate. Tecity Group, controlled by the family of the ...

No change to Geylang’s zoning use so residential nature of areas to remain

The red-light area of Geylang is ‘ring-fenced’ through vigilant enforcement to control vice activities. National Development Minister Mah Bow Tan sai ...
Property prices still stable despite uncertainty over US economy

Property prices still stable despite uncertainty over US economy

The number of transactions in the property market has gone down due to uncertainty over the US economy. National Development Minister Mah Bow Tan sai ...
F1 will see Singapore host world’s business bigwigs

F1 will see Singapore host world’s business bigwigs

The inaugural Formula One Grand Prix in Singapore will give the island's economy a significant boost. F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone is convinced the f ...

20,000 sq m office space to help the squeeze

By 2012, Singapore will have an additional 1.4 million sq m of office space. Some 150,000 sq m of additional space will also be added near term. But ...

Pullback in property buying to continue, car sales likely to pick up in coming months

Latest housing and retail sales data both show increased cautiousness led to a pullback in buying. But while sales of cars and other big-ticket items ...
Less private home launches as property market slows down

Less private home launches as property market slows down

There are more signs that Singapore's property market is slowing down. Latest numbers from the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) show that develope ...

OCBC rejects improved takeover offer for Straits Trading

OCBC says it intends to reject an improved takeover offer for one of its listed subsidiaries, Straits Trading. This could effectively end a tussle fo ...
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