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Super cool space shuttle-inspired kid’s bedroom in this four-bedroom condo, Singapore News

Having worked on business owner Charles Cheo’s previous home about 10 years ago, Raymond Seow, design director of Free Space Intent, was deemed the most suitable candidate to design the interior of Charles’ new apartment at Duo Residences. The previous property was Charles’ family home and his parents still reside there. It has an Old Shanghai theme and is furnished with many antique Peranakan furniture pieces from Charles’ collection. “For the Duo apartment, which I share with my wife, Lili, and our twin boys, I wanted something different and which…

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House tour: Contemporary-style, fengshui-based three-bedroom condo apartment, Singapore News

Moving from a larger flat with four bedrooms into a smaller apartment with fewer bedrooms is no mean feat, especially when you have a family of four, plus a domestic helper. This was what interior designer Ng Kho Woon of W2 Design Associates had to pull off. On top of that, he had a tight renovation timeline, due to the timing of the handover of his old apartment. Of course, being in the business helps. Woon churned out the design and drawings and enlisted the help of his regular team…

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A botanical theme in 3-bedroom condo in Commonwealth, Singapore News

Designing a small apartment is always a playing on its “smallness” and capitalising on its challenge, and creative efforts usually zero in on ways to make the space look (or feel) bigger. However, Stanley Tham, partner at KNQ Associates, offers this advice: Embrace it and play up the small space. The owners of this condominium unit had initially wanted to rent it out but decided to make it their home instead, after Stanley managed to convince them that he could turn it into a very liveable space. “Tiny spaces can…

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Super-luxury condo at the heart of Ratchaprasong

[Sponsored Article] Coming home to your luxurious residence at Magnolias Ratchadamri Boulevard, Bangkok, is like receiving a warm hug from your nearest and dearest. Ascending the driveway towards its grand and glorious flower-shaped façade, the anticipation heightens. Stress ebbs away as your private sanctuary beckons – a refuge of calm, relaxation, and indulgent services. This is Bangkok’s premium address, in the prime district of Ratchaprasong Road. It’s the reason legendary 5-star hotel operator Hilton Hotels & Resorts chose this district to debut its flagship Waldorf Astoria brand in Southeast Asia.…

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Super-luxe condo tower blossoms in Bangkok

[Sponsored article] Just two and a half hours’ flight from Hong Kong, yet a world away from the weekday stress, Thailand beckons with its soothing call of relaxed, yet indulgent tropical escape. Whether retreating for a weekend recharge, or for restful vacation breaks throughout the year, a luxurious second home in Bangkok could be just the antidote to the pressures of a busy city life. And when location matters – as it always does in property investment decisions – there could be no more astute address than Ratchadamri district. Renowned…

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Singapore 

12-year-old dies from injuries after falling into pool at condo, Singapore News

A play fight between 12-year-old twins by a swimming pool in a condominium quickly turned into a tragedy. The twin boys were wrestling by the poolside of the Waterfront Gold condominium in Bedok Reservoir Road when the older boy slipped and fell into the deep end. The police were alerted to a case of drowning at 756 Bedok Reservoir Road at around 2.30pm on Monday. According to a police spokesman, the boy was taken unconscious to Changi General Hospital, where he died from his injuries. The Straits Times understands that…

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Man, 25, dies after getting hit by Woodlands condo shuttle bus; 56-year-old driver arrested, Singapore News

A 25-year-old man died after he was hit by a shuttle bus outside the Forestville executive condominium along Woodlands Drive 16 on Wednesday evening (Nov 21). The 56-year-old driver of the bus was subsequently arrested for causing death by negligent act. Stompers Ryan and Fairoz alerted Stomp to the incident and shared photos from the scene. Ryan told Stomp he was on his way to get some food when he saw people gathered near the condo. “I saw the body was pinned under the bus,” he said. “SCDF officers were working to get it out.”…

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