BOON LAY

The west side of the island may be a little too far for some to make the trek, but the primarily industrial area is worth exploring on a day trip. From a swampy, jungle in the early 1990s to becoming the home of the humongous Jurong Point mall, the Chinese and Japanese Gardens and attractions like the Science Centre and Jurong Bird Park, this place sure has come a long way.
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Unfortunate lunchtime sight: taxi driver allegedly beats red light, hits pedestrians near Jurong Point

Unfortunate lunchtime sight: taxi driver allegedly beats red light, hits pedestrians near Jurong Point

A taxi driver allegedly beat the red light near the Jurong Point area, hitting two pedestrians who were pictured lying on the ground and bleeding.

Game over, man: ICA finds 6,000 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes hidden inside arcade consoles

Game over, man: ICA finds 6,000 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes hidden inside arcade consoles

Smuggling ain't no game.

Police nab 2 uncles for allegedly attacking man with a knuckleduster in Jurong kopitiam brawl

Police nab 2 uncles for allegedly attacking man with a knuckleduster in Jurong kopitiam brawl

That explains why the fight didn't last long.

Volvo unveils driverless electric bus in Singapore

Volvo unveils driverless electric bus in Singapore

12 meters long with a full capacity of close to 80 passengers.

Man left lying motionless on ground after fellow kopitiam uncles gang up on him in Taman Jurong

Man left lying motionless on ground after fellow kopitiam uncles gang up on him in Taman Jurong

Another day, another kopitiam brawl.

Bus accident near Tuas Checkpoint leaves 1 killed, 16 hospitalized, heavy vehicle lane closed temporarily

Bus accident near Tuas Checkpoint leaves 1 killed, 16 hospitalized, heavy vehicle lane closed temporarily

Heavy vehicles had to turn back to Malaysia.

Old Jurong Fire Station’s iconic hose tower to be integrated with an upcoming HDB estate

Old Jurong Fire Station’s iconic hose tower to be integrated with an upcoming HDB estate

A proper tribute to the historic structure.

Simple and sweet: Lee’s Confectionery in Jurong East bakes classy, intricate desserts in small batches

Simple and sweet: Lee’s Confectionery in Jurong East bakes classy, intricate desserts in small batches

Sweet minimalism.

Machete-wielding man gets taken down by squad of armored police officers in Boon Lay

Machete-wielding man gets taken down by squad of armored police officers in Boon Lay

A very happening New Year's Day near Boon Lay Place Market.

Maintenance work accident on tracks leaves SMRT staff hospitalized with amputated foot

Maintenance work accident on tracks leaves SMRT staff hospitalized with amputated foot

It's believed that he was injured by a track tamping machine.