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Sunday, December 11th, 2016

 

Be on the lookout for electronic crime-alert displays

More of such message boards could go up around island if feedback from pilots is positive Singaporeans are already familiar with crime alerts on posters, but more of these warnings will be popping up electronically in the heartland. At the Police Community Roadshow at Tampines Community Plaza yesterday, the Bedok Police Division launched three crime-prevention projects. These include LED crime-alert signs for shops, electronic message boards at lift lobbies and lamp-post signs. Speaking to reporters at the roadshow, Commander of Bedok Police Division, Assistant Commissioner of Police Tan Tin Wee,Read More


More than 5,200 households apply for HDB’s Proximity Housing Grant

SINGAPORE – When housewife Jennyfer Aw Young and her husband Wang Dewei, both 34, wanted to buy their first home in 2008, they went for a four-room Build-To-Order flat in Punggol as it was readily available. But the couple longed to return to Jurong where they grew up and where their parents still live. They eventually bought a resale executive flat in Jurong West Street 65 and moved in this October. After receiving a Proximity Housing Grant (PHG) of $20,000, the 125 sqm unit cost them $525,000. “It’s like homecomingRead More