Singapore digest news (09.10-13.10)

ITAP 2023 will be held in Singapore

Industrial Transformation Asia Pacific 2023 will be held from 18 to 20 October 2023. The exhibition will feature a wide range of exhibitors, sessions and panel discussions.


NS Square at Marina Bay floating platform site targeted to be built by 2027

The project was initially slated to be completed by 2025, but delays caused by the Covid-19 pandemic and its impact on the construction sector pushed it back to end-2026. To facilitate construction, the stretch of Marina Promenade in front of The Float @ Marina Bay has been hoarded up and closed to pedestrian traffic from Wednesday.


Two therapeutic gardens in northern Singapore open in Yishun, Sembawang

People living in the northern part of Singapore can now enjoy their own green wellness spaces. Two therapeutic gardens opened in the north on Wednesday, in Yishun Pond Park and Sembawang Park, each with unique features designed to meet the needs of different users, including seniors, outpatients and children with special needs.


World of Statistics has published a ranking of airports and put Changi at the top spot in the world

The ranking data is available on all the big social media platforms. In second place is Hamad International Airport, Qatar, followed by Haneda International, Tokyo.


Once nearly extinct, rare Raffles’ banded langur numbers in Singapore set to double to 150 by 2038

By 2038, there will be about 150 of them in the local jungle. Macaques, on the other hand, don't need any protection. There are videos again online of these nimble hooligans opening windows in condos and climbing inside.