Keppel Land achieves 22% reduction in carbon emission intensity from 2010 level

KEPPEL Land's carbon emission intensity in 2019 was about 22 per cent below the level in 2010, exceeding its earlier target to reduce it by 16 per cent, the company said in its latest sustainability report released on Friday.

Singapore votes in 'crisis election' as 2.65 million go to the polls

TODAY, 2.65 million Singaporeans go to the ballot box to vote in what Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has called a "crisis election".


All eyes on quartet of 'hot' GRCs

ALL 17 group representation constituencies (GRCs) are being contested in Friday's General Election (GE). Some - in particular Aljunied, East Coast, Sengkang and West Coast - have generated more chatter than others over the nine days of campaigning.


Ministers defend govt's handling of Covid-19 crisis

THE government's handling of the Covid-19 pandemic came to the fore during the sixth day of the election campaign on Sunday, with at least three ministers commenting on the issue.


PAP, opposition in war of words over NCMP scheme

A PARLIAMENTARY scheme introduced back in 1984 has turned out to be one of the hot-button topics of the ongoing election campaign.


Parties work the ground as hustings gather speed

THE first full day of campaigning on Wednesday saw most of the 192 candidates from the 11 political parties fan out across the island throughout the day to canvass support - both on the ground and in cyberspace.

A clarion call for firms to go digital

IF there is one bright spark from the chaos caused by the coronavirus pandemic, it's the fact that more companies in Singapore have - whether by choice or having their hand forced to some extent - embraced digitalisation in a big way.


Keep focus on key issues in PAP manifesto: DPM Heng

THE withdrawal of Ivan Lim from the People's Action Party's (PAP) list of candidates for the General Election (GE) is "regrettable", said Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat on Sunday.


An election with plenty at stake for every political party

ELECTION fever is in the air, and all the political parties in Singapore are working overtime - both on the ground, and on their social media platforms - as the countdown begins to Nomination Day on June 30.


Parties stake out the ground in a social media-focused election

A DAY after the long-awaited Writ of Election was issued, the signs that this contest will be fought in a markedly different way are already evident.

Singapore's actions in next five to 10 years will chart nation's course 'for decades to come': DPM Heng

Singapore needs a stronger economy, one that is dynamic and inclusive, resilient and innovative, and connected to new global nodes in Asia and the world.


EPL's much-awaited restart promises twists and turns

AT the start of the year, I drew a big red circle around June 13 on my desktop calendar. This date was to be the start of football's European Championships, a month-long football fiesta with 51 matches held in 12 cities across the continent.


Behind IRs' shutdowns, teams work feverishly to prepare for reopening

THIS was surely not the way Singapore's integrated resorts (IRs) - Marina Bay Sands (MBS) and Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) - had originally wanted to mark their 10th anniversary of operations in Singapore.

Unity, resilience needed to deal with this generation's 'most dangerous crisis': PM

THE Covid-19 pandemic is the "most dangerous crisis" that humanity has faced in a very long time, and Singapore must be ready to deal with immense challenges ahead in order to emerge "even stronger and better", said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Sunday.

Singapore must strengthen social compact, improve safety nets: PM Lee

THE government will think carefully about how to improve the country’s social safety nets beyond the Covid-19 crisis, as having sustainable social support will give people the confidence to cope in an uncertain environment and make changes to their lives.


Fitness industry poised for post-Covid boom: Ritual CEO

CONSTRUCTION of Ritual Gym's fourth and newest branch in Singapore - a 2,800 square foot facility at the Knightsbridge mall in the heart of Orchard Road - was completed in early-April and the countdown to opening was underway.


Europe's top football leagues on the road to resumption

NEARLY two months have passed since European football came to a screeching halt due to the spread of the coronavirus.


Singapore must 'proceed cautiously' when easing circuit breaker: PM Lee

AFTER the number of new Covid-19 cases comes down, Singapore can ease the circuit breaker measures and progressively restart the economy, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Thursday evening.

Redas sets up solidarity project fund, S$760,000 raised to date

THE Real Estate Developers' Association of Singapore (Redas) has set up a fund to help those in the community most affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, in particular those who work in the built environment.

Circuit breaker can be eased, economy restarted after new Covid-19 numbers come down: PM Lee

Once the number of new Covid-19 cases is brought down, Singapore can take steps to ease the circuit breaker measures and progressively restart the economy, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Thursday evening.

Game on: Secretlab goes from startup to global brand in 5 years

THE story of Secretlab - the gaming chair manufacturer born and bred in Singapore that is now making waves around the world - is both fascinating and unconventional.


Circuit breaker has seen some progress, but needs to be extended to June 1: PM Lee

SINGAPOREANS will have to hunker down for a month longer than expected, after Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced on Tuesday that the circuit breaker period - which was due to end on May 4 - has been extended by four weeks to June 1.

Singapore to extend circuit breaker by 4 weeks to June 1: PM Lee

SINGAPORE'S circuit breaker will be extended by another four weeks to June 1, with tighter measures to be in place from now until May 4, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in a 'live' address to the nation on Tuesday.


One Championship sees vast opportunities in a crisis

LIKE most of the Singapore workforce these days, Teh Hua Fung - the group president of martial arts organisation One Championship - is operating from home due to the four-week "circuit breaker" period caused by the coronavirus pandemic.


An exceptional help package - again - that boosts confidence

THREE mammoth budgets in the space of just seven weeks. It's never been done before in Singapore's history. Even so, there was still the assurance that more help could be on the way if the Covid-19 outbreak does not improve.