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Curtain to rise on Capitol, after all

FOR the past 10 years, this once-lovely icon has languished in disuse. Seven years and $1.51 million spent on feasibility studies, maintenance and reinstatement works led only to the eventual conclusion that the historic Capitol Theatre was "not viable" as a performing arts centre. So, it comes as some surprise that - in releasing a 1.46-hectare land parcel at the junction of Stamford Road and North...

Skyline to be all lit up

STB, URA and building owners making plans for special lighting WITH the world's first Formula 1 night race to be beamed to350 million fans globally, Singapore authorities are pulling out the stops to ensure the downtown skyline forms a blazing backdrop. The reason why that will be a challenge: The race circuit's 1,500 light projectors, which are four times brighter than average stadium floodlights, so...

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