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Urban Planning in Singapore

Agents offer pick of crop

HEXAGON House is being offered for sale by tender. It is a 999-year leasehold commercial building with prominent frontage along Beach Road and Middle Road.

Wednesday, 12 July, 1995, 12:00am

More prefer strata-titles

INVESTORS have switched from Singapore's residential sector to strata-titled offices. Leading the way among the foreign participants are the Hong Kong Chinese.

While there are no figures to measure the extent of Hong Kong investment, consultants say these investors have the edge over their closest contenders - the Indonesians and Taiwanese.

12 Jul 1995 - 12:00am

Colliers Jardine Singapore property auction flops

AN auction in Singapore on Friday failed to sell any of eight small properties offered for sale by Colliers Jardine.

These included conservation shophouses, residential sites, a factory unit and a Housing Board shophouse.

Those present laughed at the high opening prices on some of the properties.

16 Jan 1995 - 12:00am

Ministry looks at small strata sales

THE Singapore Government is exploring the idea of allowing owners of smaller properties such as restored shophouses to sell them piecemeal on strata titles.

The Acting Minister for National Development, Lim Hng Kiang, was quoted by the Business Times as saying that the Law Ministry had been asked to examine the idea.

23 Nov 1994 - 12:00am

Singapore hangs HK pair

TWO Hong Kong men were hanged at Changi Prison yesterday morning for drug smuggling.

That brought the number of Hong Kong people who have been executed in Singapore this year to three. Five have died in the past six months.

29 Jan 1994 - 12:00am

A city to sate the appetites of fun seekers

LIKE deft hosts planning a menu for honoured guests, the Singapore Tourism Promotions Board and the tourist industry have combined skills to create an inviting tourism banquet for international visitors.

It is recipe for continued growth, matured over six years. As a result, Singapore has all the ingredients for a destination with limitless appeal.

10 Jan 1993 - 12:00am

Market sports festive atmosphere after multi-million dollar renovation

THE Old Market or Lau Pa Sat, as it is called in the Hokkien dialect, has been a favourite eating place for Singaporeans since the early 1970s.

It was established as a fish market on the south end of Market Street in 1824 in a directive issued by Singapore's founder, Sir Stamford Raffles.

10 Jan 1993 - 12:00am