Think about the construction of HDB flats and the image of sweat-drenched workers toiling under the blistering heat would probably spring to mind. These days, with the initiatives at Soilbuild Construction Group, the building blocks of 'magic' can take place off-site in a controlled environment instead. In an interview with AsiaOne at the company's Integrated Construction … [Read more...] about What if your HDB flats and office buildings were built like Ikea furniture – would it be better, cheaper, faster?
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SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/Asia News Network): When he heard from a neighbour that a fire had broken out at his block in Marsiling Crescent, former firefighter Muhammad Firdaus Aziz's first instinct was to check if anyone needed help. "I told my neighbour to take care of my children, and I ran from the sixth storey, where I live, all the way to the second storey, where the … [Read more...] about Residents rush to help when they learn of toddlers in burning Marsiling flat
SINGAPORE - About 40 per cent of applicants who have been invited to book a Build-To-Order (BTO) flat end up declining the offer. This is despite robust housing demand in the past two years, with some of the most popular BTO projects seeing up to 16 applicants vying for each of the four-room flats available. In a statement on Sunday (June 26), the Housing Board said … [Read more...] about 40% of applicants invited to book BTO flat do not do so: HDB
Adulting is never easy, especially when circumstances don't give you much choice. Today's story is a really special one as we'll be touching on a Singaporean's journey and the challenges she faced when she bought her first HDB flat at the age of 24 as a single. You might have already come across Lisa's story on her YouTube channel where she shared an in-depth and … [Read more...] about Buying a HDB flat at 24: The inspiring story of Lisa and her struggle to provide for her family
Follow us on Telegram for the latest updates: https://t.me/mothershipsg 54-year-old Ong Lam Wah was convicted of committing a rash act that endangered human life, after an explosive device he made went off in a neighbour's HDB flat. Learnt from online videos Ong was interested in bombs and air guns, The Straits Time s reported, and had learnt to make … [Read more...] about S’pore man, 54, flicked DIY explosive device off flat window, which exploded in another unit