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  1. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Oct 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In 'Rich pickings all over town' published in Singapore Property on September 28, the expected launch price for The Cascadia should have read 'above US$1,000 per sqft'. ...

  2. Singapore Air confident of winning China Eastern shareholders' backing

    Posted Dec 13th 2007, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So in Shanghai Singapore Airlines' chief executive said yesterday the company was confident its planned purchase of a stake in China Eastern Airlines would be approved by shareholders without it having to raise the offering price. Shares in China Eastern closed at HK$7.48 yesterday, almost double the HK$3.80 per share that Singapore Airlines and Temasek Holdings offered ...

  3. Singapore developer sets new record for Shanghai

    Posted Nov 09th 2007, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu and Fulton Mak Singapore-listed Yanlord Land Group has acquired a residential site in a Shanghai suburb at a record price, demonstrating that the city's government has not met with success in its new policy to curb land price growth. Early this month, the Shanghai government announced that it would adopt the tendering method instead of auctions to sell land ...

  4. Singapore Quiz

    Posted Aug 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Test your general knowledge. The answers are below. 1 The name Singapore is derived from the Malay words singa and pura- what does the name mean? 2 Who founded Singapore as a British colony? 3 In what year did Singapore become a self-governing state? 4 If someone in Singapore tells you that they are 'going across the causeway', where are they going? 5 Singapore ...

  5. Chinese Estates to list reit in Singapore

    Posted Jan 11th 2007, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... investment trust in Singapore instead of its original plan in Hong Kong. Sources said the developer - run by brothers Joseph Lau Luen-hung and Thomas Lau Luen-hung - planned to launch the trust in Singapore this year and Citigroup was arranging the deal. The size and combination of the property assets in the trust were largely unchanged from the original plan, they said. A year ago, Chinese ...

  6. e-pal: Singapore

    Posted Nov 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The diverse cultures more than make up for the city's hot and humid weather. It is this unique harmony of race and religion that makes Singapore such an exceptional place. We are blessed ... is an important festival here. Singapore has come a long way from being a little fishing village- it is now a wealthy nation with a population of about four million. I spend my free time at home ...

  7. Singapore reiterates support for one-China policy

    Posted Nov 19th 2007, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... visit by Mr Wen marked the first time in eight years that a Chinese state leader has visited Singapore, and it is widely seen as enhancing relations between the two countries. Their talks were ... referendum on United Nations membership... we want to express our highest regard,' Mr Wen said. Reiterating Singapore's position, Mr Lee described the mainland as an important partner ...

  8. We can learn from Singapore's public housing programme

    Posted Nov 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... it is because housing is so expensive and the government leaves people to fend for themselves. Contrast that with Singapore, for example, where housing needs are tackled and 70 per cent to 80 per cent ... the security of a place to live allows people in Singapore to concentrate on working hard in their careers. The government should make decent public housing available to more people. It is also ...

  9. Singapore narrows office rent gap with HK

    Posted Sep 19th 2007, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito The gap between office rents in Hong Kong and Singapore is narrowing, as rents in the city state continue to swing upwards while rental growth in the SAR slows. Data going back to 2003 comparing average prime office rents in Hong Kong and Singapore shows rental rates in Hong Kong were typically at a 40 per cent premium to those in Singapore over the period, according ...

  10. Singapore's Justin bowls crowd over

    Posted Sep 28th 2007, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... bowling among teens, an Under 18 (U18) category was introduced this year. The championships were divided into Open, Graded A, Graded B, Youth and Senior Divisions. Singapore's Justin Lim, who won this year's Indonesia Open Youth Under 18 title in July, repeated his success by capturing the Youth U 18 crown on September 20 at the SCAA Bowling Centre. The Singapore Sports School ...




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