Orchard Road

Luxury districts - Singapore

Defining luxury

Thursday, 3 May, 2012, 12:00am

Primed for investors

The Lion City is where the world's top earners like to invest their money. Luxury properties in Singapore are the most prized in the Asia-Pacific by global high-net-worth individuals, according to Knight Frank's 2012 Wealth Report, jointly launched with Citi Private Bank.

3 May 2012 - 12:00am


Compass Offices - Singapore Land Tower Address 30/F Singapore Land Tower, 50 Raffles Place Telephone +65 68248333

Studio M Hotel Address 3 Nanson Road Telephone +65 68088888

As a globally connected, multi-cultural city, Singapore is widely regarded as one of the world's most dynamic places for work, living and business.

21 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

A modern take on timeless luxury

Luxury is a word that's hard to avoid when talking to Antonio Citterio.

14 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

SHKP upbeat on Ion Orchard project in Singapore

Sun Hung Kai Properties' (SHKP) joint-venture foray into Singapore's prime retail strip has bucked a falling trend in rentals in the city state, says Jimmy Wong Chin-wah, an executive director of Sun Hung Kai Real Estate Agency.

5 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

Down Town is back with a bang

Down Town has been 'out of sight, out of mind' since winning the Sha Tin Trophy on October 21, but the grey flash has been one of the star trackworkers this week.

Down Town missed his engagement in the Cathay Pacific International Mile Trial on November 17 after a setback, but since returning to full training after an eight-day break on November 20, he has not missed a beat.

7 Dec 2007 - 12:00am


Where? In Forum - a hip shopping mall along Singapore's famed Orchard Road, a long, tree-lined street boasting numerous shopping centres, restaurants, luxury hotels and bars.

28 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Lane Crawford House sale scrapped

Wheelock decides to develop site into prime office-retail complex due to low bids

Wheelock and Co has scrapped plans to sell Lane Crawford House in Central and will instead redevelop the 28-year-old building into a prime office and retail complex.

20 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Singapore developer to cast wide net

The Singapore-based property developer Far East Organisation is to offer half of its latest luxury residential project to overseas buyers, a major driving force of the country's housing market.

14 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Streets ahead?

Singapore as a shopping paradise? This may have been the case 10 years ago, but frankly the slogan no longer rings true. I have just returned from Hong Kong and was shocked by how much more choice was on offer.

7 Dec 2004 - 12:00am

Good old days

Walking through downtown Singapore, it is hard to image how very different the city was just a few decades ago. Looking at old photos of Orchard Road, the street was lined with beautiful trees (hence its name), while the riverside was a sea of junks, buzzing with activity.

27 Jul 2004 - 12:00am

Prolonged turbulence

The Cathay Pacific pilots' dispute has gone on so long it is becoming like a soap opera that has lost the plot. Regular passengers - if they have not switched to other airlines - must be fed up at never being sure whether they will get to their destination at the allotted time.

8 Sep 2001 - 12:00am

Cathay pathetic hotline

Cathay pilots appear to be sticking to their guns on the refusing-to-sell their leave front.

This we noticed when dropping in on their cyber message board, where a rebel leader urged fellow pilots to fight the system by hanging on to their holiday time.

This attracted 50 responses of 'count me in'.

7 Jun 2000 - 12:00am

Cathay execs pushy for airborne PR exercise

You're probably aware that when the clock strikes midnight, China Southern's top executives will be up in the air pushing Y2K safety.

But did you know that Cathay Pacific managers also would be up there pushing drink trolleys? Lai See hears that at least one CX exec will be spending the big night aloft, but the airline won't name names.

31 Dec 1999 - 12:00am

Transformation of Orchard Road aims to create world-class street

Pavements that light up as pedestrians walk, Sculptures and sideshows to stimulate the senses and street cafes that conjure culinary delights.

21 Jul 1999 - 12:00am