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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What a way to start the day.

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Firefighters took around four hours to put out that blaze.

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The King of Fruits has sunk to a new low.

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

Smuggling ain't no game.

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That explains why the fight didn't last long.

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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

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Another day, another kopitiam brawl.

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Heavy vehicles had to turn back to Malaysia.

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

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A proper tribute to the historic structure.