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Singapore overall inflation rises to 3.2% in October, highest in more than 8 years

Straits Times 23 Nov 2021
SINGAPORE - Singapore’s overall inflation rose to a more ... The uptick reflected stronger private transport and rental costs, in addition to the higher core inflation, said the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) on Tuesday (Nov 23).
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S'pore's overall inflation in Oct hits 3.2%, highest in over 8 years

Straits Times 23 Nov 2021
Singapore's overall inflation rose to the highest in over eight years last ... The uptick reflected stronger private transport and rental costs, in addition to higher core inflation, said the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) yesterday.
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Over 40,000 owners, tenants to get 3rd round of rental aid worth over $470 million ...

Straits Times 22 Nov 2021
SINGAPORE - More than 40,000 tenants and owner-occupiers will receive payouts worth over $470 million from Friday (Nov 26) in a move to support businesses with rental costs incurred during the almost two-month long stabilisation phase that ended on Sunday (Nov 21).
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Over 40,000 to get total of $470m in third round of rent support

Straits Times 22 Nov 2021
In a joint release, the Ministry of Finance and the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (Iras) said yesterday that rental support will be provided directly to tenants without going through the landlords, as with the first and second RSS payouts disbursed in August and September.
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Renting will not cultivate a sense of belonging

Straits Times 16 Nov 2021
Hence, I do not agree with Workers' Party MP Louis Chua's claim that home ownership is a preference and not a superior option to renting (WP's proposal to expand public rental scheme could weaken communities, says Sim Ann, Nov 3) ... be no pull factor for them to remain in Singapore.
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Forum: Renting will not cultivate a sense of belonging

Straits Times 16 Nov 2021
Hence, I do not agree with Workers' Party MP Louis Chua's claim that home ownership is a preference and not a superior option to renting (WP's proposal to expand public rental scheme could weaken communities, says Sim Ann, Nov 3) ... be no pull factor for them to remain in Singapore.
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Volunteers crucial to raise mental health awareness amid Covid-19 pandemic: Eric Chua

Straits Times 13 Nov 2021
"Silver Ribbon Singapore has limited manpower and resources ... Despite her heavy caregiving duties, she has been volunteering with Silver Ribbon Singapore for five years, checking on seniors who live alone in rental flats and encouraging her friends to seek help if she notices signs of depression.
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Rents, leasing volumes up for condo, HDB units

Straits Times 10 Nov 2021
The rental markets for Housing Board flats and private apartments appear to have benefited from the easing of Singapore's border measures and setting up of more vaccinated travel lanes (VTLs) in the past month ... ERA Singapore head of research and consultancy Nicholas Mak said the ...
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New scheme to help S'pore firms expand in South Korea

Straits Times 10 Nov 2021
Some Singapore firms have already made their way into South Korea, he said, citing rental e-scooter company Neuron Mobility and robotic solutions provider Senserbot as successful examples ... Eureka is an intergovernmental network - which Singapore is a part of - that supports international cooperation in research and development.
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Condo, HDB rents and leasing volumes rise in October as S'pore eases border measures

Straits Times 10 Nov 2021
SINGAPORE - The rental markets for Housing Board (HDB) flats and private apartments appear to have benefited from the easing of Singapore's border measures and setting up of more Vaccinated Travel Lanes (VTLs) in the past month ... ERA Singapore head of research and consultancy ...
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New programme to provide opportunities for Singapore firms to set up and grow in South Korea

Straits Times 10 Nov 2021
Some Singapore firms have already made their way into South Korea, he said, citing rental e-scooter company Neuron Mobility and robotic solutions provider Senserbot as successful examples ... Eureka is an intergovernmental network that supports international cooperation in research and development, of which Singapore is a part of.
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Boost pool of public rental housing to cater to changing demands: WP MP Louis Chua

Straits Times 02 Nov 2021
SINGAPORE - Home ownership is more of a preference and not a superior option to renting, and the Government should significantly increase its stock of rental flats across all flat sizes to cater to the changing aspirations of Singaporeans, said Workers' Party MP Louis Chua (Sengkang GRC) in Parliament Tuesday (Nov 2).
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WP's proposal to expand public rental scheme could weaken communities, says Sim Ann

Straits Times 02 Nov 2021
But Senior Minister of State for National Development Sim Ann said mainstreaming rental housing represents a significant departure from Singapore's public housing policy and principles, and could reshape social norms and weaken communities. "Unlike home ownership, where people sink their roots, rentals are more transitory.
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Private home prices climb at faster pace in Q3 despite tight curbs

Straits Times 22 Oct 2021
Mr Wong Xian Yang, head of research for Singapore at Cushman & Wakefield, said new launch prices are expected to rise amid higher construction and land costs as well as diminishing unsold inventory ... "Expatriates are contributing to rental demand as companies in the tech sector ramp up activities in Singapore," he added.
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Retailers left in 'deep despair' after latest extension of curbs

Straits Times 21 Oct 2021
Singapore's front-line business community is "in deep despair and disrepair", said the Singapore Tenants United For Fairness (SGTUFF) group in a Facebook post on Wednesday ... The executive director of the Singapore Retailers Association, Ms Rose Tong, echoed the group's sentiments, saying ... SINGAPORE TENANTS UNITED FOR FAIRNESS GROUP, in a statement.
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