STRONG DEMAND FROM SINGLES FOR BTO FLATS
SOME 8,500 applicants who are singles are expected for last month's Build-to-Order launch - which had new two-room flats in non-mature estates that eligible singles could apply for - said National Development Minister Khaw Boon Wan yesterday.
Over 55 singles will compete for each two-room unit on offer to singles, said Mr Khaw.
TABLE-TENNIS CONTEST NAMED AFTER MP
A NEW table-tennis competition was announced yesterday that will be named, in part, after Ms Lee Bee Wah, a Nee Soon GRC Member of Parliament and president of the Singapore Table Tennis Association (STTA).
It is called the Dr Lee Bee Wah Cup - STTA Table Tennis Championships 2013, and will be held in November.
$20m FACILITIES BOOST FOR HOME TEAM NSMEN
THE association for the Home Team's national servicemen, HomeTeamNS, will undergo a $20-million infrastructure upgrade.
For instance, three clubhouses - in Bukit Batok, Balestier and Chinatown - will undergo renovations this year.