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The National Parks Board (NParks) announced plans for a new recreational green network at Clementi Nature Corridor, today. The recreational green network will comprise 18 km of trails. This will include a new nature trail at the Old Jurong Line (Old Jurong Line Nature Trail) and a new Jurong Town Hall Park Connector, which will …

With effect from 30 July 2021, the new environmental sanitation regime will be progressively rolled out to higher-risk premises with immuno-vulnerable occupants and premises with high footfall. These premises include eldercare, youth and social service facilities, preschools, schools, food centres and markets, and coffeeshops. This staggered roll-out provides premises owners and operators more time to …

With Singapore entering Phase 2 (Heightened Alert) period from 22 July to 18 August 2021, taxi and private hire car (PHC) ridership is expected to decline significantly due to tighter safe management measures. Based on the experience from the last Phase 2 (Heightened Alert) period from 16 May to 13 June 2021, ridership will take …

As cities worldwide expand their networks of cycling paths and more cyclists take to the streets, the chances of cycling accidents and potential collisions increase as well, underscoring the need for proper cycling safety in dense urban areas. A team of researchers from NTU’s School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, in collaboration with French specialty …

Sembcorp Industries (Sembcorp), through its waste management business SembWaste, today launched Singapore’s first solar-powered electric vehicle (EV) charging hub at its Tuas depot. The launch ceremony was officiated this morning by Guest of Honour, Mr S Iswaran, Minister for Transport. Mr Ng Lang, Chief Executive of the Land Transport Authority (LTA), was also present to …

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has launched the Electric Vehicle Common Charger Grant (ECCG) to encourage the installation of electric vehicle (EV) chargers in non-landed private residences[1] (NLPRs), such as condominiums and private apartments.   Announced by Minister for Transport Mr S Iswaran today, the grant will co-fund installation costs of 2,000 EV chargers at NLPRs, …

Singapore has maintained its lead in the Xinhua-Baltic International Shipping Centre Development (ISCD) Index as the world’s top maritime centre for the eighth year running. The index is an independent ranking of the performance of 43 cities offering port and shipping business services. The rankings consider factors including cargo throughput, port facilities, maritime services and …

The Republic of Singapore and Thailand signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Digital Economy via a virtual ceremony this morning. The MOU was signed by Mrs Josephine Teo, Minister for Communications and Information, Singapore, and Mr Chaiwut Thanakamanusorn, Minister of Digital Economy and Society, Thailand. The MOU will see Singapore and Thailand step up cooperation …

GreenGov.SG, the public sector’s new sustainability movement, was officially launched today by Ms Grace Fu, Minister for Sustainability and the Environment (MSE), at the Partners for the Environment (PFE) Forum held during Climate Action Week 2021. This movement is a key enabler of the national sustainability agenda mapped out in the Singapore Green Plan 2030. Under GreenGov.SG, the …

Phoenix Residential Pte Ltd and Phoenix Commercial Pte Ltd (“the Borrowers”), both 70:30 joint ventures between Allgreen Properties Ltd and Kerry Properties Ltd, have secured a S$861.75 million green loan from DBS Bank, Maybank and OCBC Bank to finance a mixed-use development project in Pasir Ris in Singapore. This is the maiden green loan for …