Crucial Hong Kong by-election
Hong Kong's pro-democracy camp is seeking to regain lost turf in a crucial legislative by-election tomorrow that it hopes will draw protest votes against perceived political screening and control from Communist Party leaders in Beijing. The opposition in the former British colony has lost the power to block most Bills in the Legislative Council since six pro-democracy or pro-independence lawmakers elected in 2016 were ousted.
Raising awareness about addictions
In its continuous effort to create more public awareness of addictions, the National Addictions Management Service is jointly organising this year's National Addictions Awareness Day with the North East Community Development Council. The theme this year is "Add Life to Your Years", and the event aims to bring the message of hope and recovery to the community. It will be held today at the Festive Plaza in Our Tampines Hub.
Launch of landed residential project
Bukit Sembawang Estates will today launch the first phase of its landed development Nim Collection, in Nim Road, at an average price of $2.8 million to $3 million per unit. It is the first developer to launch a private residential project this year, following a recovery in landed home values marked by two quarterly price upticks in the second half of last year.