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COE premiums for motorcycles continue to rise, hitting new record of S$11,751

06-Oct-2022 Intellasia | CNA | 5:02 AM

Certificate of Entitlement (COE) premiums for motorcycles continued to rise to a new high, while prices in other categories closed lower in the latest bidding exercise on [...] » More

HDB will incur S$270 million development loss from Central Weave BTO flats in Ang Mo Kio, says Desmond Lee

06-Oct-2022 Intellasia | CNA | 5:02 AM

The Housing and Development Board (HDB) will incur an estimated development loss of about S$270 million from the Central Weave @ Ang Mo Kio Build-to-Order (BTO) project, [...] » More

Allow one-time transfer of bank home loans back to HDB to help some cope with high interest rates, suggests MP

06-Oct-2022 Intellasia | CNA | 5:02 AM

Eligible flat owners should be allowed to make a one-time transfer of their bank home loans back to the Housing and Development Board (HDB) as a way to help more vulnerable [...] » More

Singapore seen tightening monetary policy as price pressures persist

06-Oct-2022 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Singapore is likely to tighten monetary policy this month, the fifth time in a row, amid persistent inflation in the Asian financial hub due to global supply chain [...] » More

Super-rich China hotpot tycoons pile into Singapore’s top homes

06-Oct-2022 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 5:02 AM

As prices for some of Singapore’s most prestigious homes soar to records, the latest purchase by a China-born restaurant tycoon underscores just how strong demand [...] » More

Free health screenings for diabetes, some cancers under Singapore’s Healthier SG reform

06-Oct-2022 Intellasia | Today | 5:02 AM

The Singapore government will offer free health screenings for six types of chronic conditions and cancers for eligible Singapore residents who enrol to be tied with a fixed [...] » More

Healthier SG White Paper: Ong Ye Kung warns of high costs of ‘instant gratification’

06-Oct-2022 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 5:02 AM

It is almost human instinct to be tempted by instant gratification when it comes to food but persistently doing so could lead to serious health consequences, said Health [...] » More

Record high of more than S$3.5 billion CPF top-ups made in first three quarters of 2022

06-Oct-2022 Intellasia | CNA | 5:02 AM

More than S$3.5 billion in Central Provident Fund (CPF) top-ups were voluntarily made by about 200,000 people to their own or their family members’ retirement savings [...] » More

Singapore banks’ mortgage hikes near affordability tipping point

06-Oct-2022 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 5:02 AM

Singapore’s near decade-long spell of low interest rates has ended, with mortgage rates nearing an affordability tipping point that may hit borrowers’ disposable [...] » More

Sembcorp secures $3 billion shipbuilding contract from Brazil’s Petrobras

06-Oct-2022 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Singapore’s Sembcorp Marine (SCMN.SI) said on Wednesday its unit secured a $3.1 billion contract to build a vessel from Brazilian oil and gas producer Petroleo [...] » More

20 places of worship opted for short-term tenancies while awaiting land policy review: Shanmugam

06-Oct-2022 Intellasia | CNA | 5:02 AM

Since 2018, 20 places of worship have taken up short-term tenancies or temporary occupation licences instead of renewing their 30-year leases, while awaiting the [...] » More

Rhinoceros horns worth S$1.2 million seized at Changi Airport, largest such haul in Singapore

06-Oct-2022 Intellasia | CNA | 5:02 AM

The National Parks Board (NParks) on Tuesday (October 4) seized 20 pieces of rhinoceros horns that were being smuggled through Singapore Changi Airport. Airport security and [...] » More

Three weeks after previous hike, OCBC raises fixed deposit interest rates again to match UOB

06-Oct-2022 Intellasia | The Edge Singapore | 5:02 AM

OCBC is offering 2.9%-3.1 percent p.a. interest rate on 12-month fixed deposits. OCBC Bank has raised its promotional interest rates on its fixed deposits to match [...] » More

Singapore designates 4 HDB estates as ‘car-lite’, with more greenery and public transport connections

06-Oct-2022 Intellasia | CNA | 5:02 AM

Four public housing estates will be designated as “car-lite” from October 31, with parking spaces reduced to make way for more public facilities and greenery, the [...] » More

Singapore govt to spend S$1b over next few years to set up national health scheme

05-Oct-2022 Intellasia | Today | 5:02 AM

The estimated set-up costs of an upcoming national programme to improve Singaporeans’ health is more than S$1 billion (RM3.25 billion) over the next three to four [...] » More