China national found loophole to rent out Airbnb

A China national by the Airbnb host name of Xiao Han found a loophole to rent out her condominium at Carribean@Keppel Bay, with the...

New development charge taxes to increase 22.8%

Desperate for money, the Singapore government yesterday (Feb 28) announced that they will raise development charges and taxes by an average of 22.8% -...

URA: Airbnb is banned

Up to S$200,000 fine and imprisonment of 12 months for renting your residence out to Airbnb, says Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA). In a move...

HDB resale prices stagnate in 2016

According to flash estimates from SRX Property, HDB resale prices have stagnated with a 0.2% decline for the year of 2016. This result follows...

HDB lift ceiling collapse hit elderly and baby

Part of a HDB lift ceiling collapsed and hit a 63-year-old elderly and a 2-year-old boy at Block 480, Pasir Ris Drive 4. Mohammad Yazid...

HDB: We lost S$1.64 billion from building HDB flats

According to the Housing Development Board (HDB)'s latest annual report released today (Oct 13), the government lost S$1.64 billion from building new HDB flats...

Sale of Balance flats hover at 5,170, but no price drop

The Singapore government is refusing to lower housing prices despite the increase in balance flats (SBF). In May 2013, SBF flats were at 3,100. 3...

Minister Lawrence Wong: I think it is fair certain poor families cannot sell flats...

Minister for National Development Lawrence today (April 12th) introduced a new law forbidding second-timer families who just bought new two-room flexi flats and formerly lived...

Singapore HDB lift safety compromised as display of lift certificates no longer required

According to the Building Construction Authority (BCA), the number of HDB lift incidents in Singapore have increased five-fold in 3 years. Currently in March...

Third horror HDB lift incident saw lift sprung up 17 levels

A faulty HDB lift at Block 317, Ang Mo Kio Street 31 shot up 17 levels from the 3rd floor and injured a domestic...

Latest article

Singapore measures useless, confirmed cases surge to 106

After sending the country into a lockdown, the coronavirus continue to spread in Singapore community with 106 cases newly reported. Unlinked cases jumped to...

Singapore economy suffer permanent damage after lockdown

First, let's all use the right term: Singapore is now in a lockdown, not a "circuit breaker". (Lee Hsien Loong's English has always been...

Minister Josephine Teo: Employers at fault for dirty foreign worker dormitories

In response to States Times Review's reports on filthy living conditions at foreign worker dormitories, Manpower Minister Josephine Teo pushed the blame to local...