Recent property cooling measures have taken a bite out of cash premiums for Housing Board flats, pushing them to the lowest level in nearly a year.
Their tanks are padlocked, they are microchipped and, should they breed, their eggs are destroyed. These are the living conditions of the most highly guarded creatures at the River Safari - the red-bellied piranhas.
The first thing many travellers do after the plane lands is to switch on their mobile phones. Previously, they were supposed to wait until the aircraft reached the gate. But now, phones, laptops and other electronic devices can be used the moment the plane exits the runway.
The chikungunya outbreak appears to have taken hold in Singapore, with over 60 reported cases of infection this month alone.
The glut in used cars is over and a shortage looms. Second-hand car dealers have managed to sell most of the cars in their inventory after a two-month reprieve from the authorities.