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Condominium management bodies need to stop banning residents from installing safety grilles on balconies and windows just because it may spoil the look of the building, said lawyers and real estate experts.

News

Work on the Stevens and Mount Pleasant MRT stations officially started yesterday, when Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew also revealed an extra addition.
A group of pranksters who pretended to be plainclothes officers in order to terrorise illegal cigarette peddlers may have got themselves in trouble with the real police.
Minister Chan Chun Sing is set for a bigger role in Singapore politics, Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong said yesterday.

Invest

The start of the new year has ushered in the usual slew of forecasts and predictions from investment strategists who have come up with advice on what investors should do with their money over the next 12 months.
At the start of 2015, many of you may be reviewing and planning your investments. Take our survey and share your views with us.
Like many crystal ball gazers, I am perturbed by the bearish signals from the financial market this year.

Think

Stories of elderly couples whose only child died due to illness or accidents have worried Ms Zheng Shuang-yan, 35, and her husband Zhang Zuoyou, 36.
The tightening of consumer protection laws tends to find favour in the community as consumers generally are not on an equal footing with traders.
Two Muslims, a Christian and a Buddhist went to Jerusalem together. There, they met a Jew who drove them around, showed them the sights and told them snippets of the history of Israel and its people.

Lifestyle

So many places in the world, so little time to see them all. This is the traveller's constant lament, the flip side of which is the excitement of knowing that there will always be new places out there waiting to be seen and experienced.
The fairy-tale wedding at Selby Abbey, in Selby, North Yorkshire, northern England, has ended.
He started a jogging club in his 50s, went white-water rafting in his 70s and, now, Mr Tan Kok Sing has added another feather to his sports cap. The 89-year-old is Singapore's oldest skydiver.

Sports

Receiving a pass with a defender breathing down his neck, V. Khanisen controlled the football with an assured first touch, spun deftly and left his marker in his wake.
The wind swirled, cold enough to seep into the bones. Rain came, horizontal at times, across the small stadium which has little cover to shield the spectators.
London - Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal declared that he was not concerned by his football side's performance after their 0-0 draw at fourth-tier minnows Cambridge United in the English FA Cup on Friday.