Singapore seeks to push the boundaries on sustainability: Desmond Lee

By 2030, urban life in Singapore is likely to look greener and feel cooler. More buildings could see facades clad in a protective envelope of nature, said National Development Minister Desmond Lee...

Emerging Stronger Taskforce focused on economic recovery

The 17-member Emerging Stronger Taskforce was set up to guide the country's economic recovery from Covid-19, which is why only certain economic sectors are represented, said Minister for National...

S$20m scheme to help Singapore built environment firms go digital

THE government is setting aside up to S$20 million to help firms in the built environment sector implement digital solutions to restart work safely amid the pandemic.

S$20m scheme to help Singapore's built-environment sector adopt digital solutions

THE Singapore government will set aside S$20 million to help companies in the built environment sector implement digital solutions to keep worksites and employees safe, said Minister for National...

Construction sector's transformation to be quickened

The pace of industry transformation in the hard-hit construction sector will be quickened so that it can be on a stronger footing after the pandemic.

Money FM podcast: Minister Desmond Lee: Support for all Singaporeans

We speak with Desmond Lee, Minister for Social and Family Development, Second Minister in the Ministry of National Development, about social and financial support available to all Singaporeans...

Lunch With Sumiko: To solve a problem, build trust and relationships first, says Desmond Lee

Minister for Social and Family Development Desmond Lee is a strong believer in creating a culture of collaboration.

More than 100ha of land to be set aside for landscape nurseries in a first

SINGAPORE - More than 100 hectares of land in northwest Singapore will be set aside for landscape nurseries, with the first plots open for tender starting November this year.

Construction sector must face up to reality: Desmond Lee

The push for technology in the building and construction sector may cause some companies to shut down or consolidate if they do not keep pace, said Second Minister for National Development and...