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More and more Housing Board upgrade companies are snatching up condominium units in a dynamic real estate market, driven by stable resale prices that are climbing faster than private housing.
HDB’s strong resale market made it easier for them to switch to private homes.
Meanwhile, Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) and Cuscaden Peak have reached an implementation agreement to privatize SPH via a plan of arrangement, after Cuscaden raised its offer, outweighing the final offer of Keppel Corp.
Cuscaden’s revised offer of $ 2.40 per share, which values SPH at $ 3.9 billion, represents a higher offer than Keppel’s offer of $ 2.351 per share, both in terms of price and certainty of value, SPH said in an exchange filing Monday (Nov. 15) before the stock market opened.
In addition, a free e-book to help parents explain the home recovery process to their young children, who are Covid-19 positive, is now available for download.
The 37-page comic book-style book, titled I Can Recover At Home !, provides parents with a step-by-step guide on what to do when their children get sick.
E-book creator Dr. Darryl Lim, consulting pediatrician at the Kinder Clinic at Mount Alvernia Medical Center, shares more.
Looking abroad, India has reopened its borders to foreign mass tourism after 20 months of closure.
Fully vaccinated travelers from 99 countries, including Singapore, can now enter without quarantine.
They are only required to monitor their health for 14 days after arrival.