Stroll through more than 100 orchid varieties at the inaugural Orchid Show this week

The first ever Singapore Garden Festival (SGF) Orchid Show has debuted over the past weekend, and you have the rest of the week to stroll through more than 100 varieties of orchids at the National Orchid Garden and other areas of the Botanic Gardens. Among the orchids on exhibit, standout ones include the Aranda Lee ...

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Singapore will be making vintage motorbikes illegal in the name of environmental protection

Singapore will be making vintage motorbikes illegal in the name of environmental protection

On Apr. 6, lovers of café racers, old-school Vespas, and other vintage motorbikes got some pretty shocking news: Singapore will no longer allow any motorcycles made before July...

UN’s top court to hear Malaysia vs Singapore island row

UN’s top court to hear Malaysia vs Singapore island row

The UN’s top court said Thursday it will hold hearings in June into Malaysia’s request to overturn its ruling in a decades-old dispute with Singapore over a tiny but...

Massive oil tank blaze at Pulau Busing extinguished after 6 hours of firefighting

Massive oil tank blaze at Pulau Busing extinguished after 6 hours of firefighting

It was absolute chaos throughout the whole of last night when the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) spent six hours fighting a raging blaze that erupted at Pulau Busing, an...

This new student-led initiative wants to tell you all about ugly food and why it’s perfectly edible

This new student-led initiative wants to tell you all about ugly food and why it’s perfectly edible

We’ve talked about the topic of food waste before — when the National Environment Agency released a study showing how households throw out about 2.5kg of food waste...

Banning disposable plastic bags won’t help the environment, says the Senior Minister of State for Environment

Banning disposable plastic bags won’t help the environment, says the Senior Minister of State for Environment

The perpetual usage of plastic bags is here to stay in Singapore, according to lawmakers, who don’t believe that introducing levies on them will help the environment. In...

Volunteer group SG Food Rescue collects excess food; calls out for suggestions on charities to donate to

Volunteer group SG Food Rescue collects excess food; calls out for suggestions on charities to donate to

For those not in the know, food waste makes up about 10 percent of the total waste generated in our country, but only 14 percent of it is recycled. In 2016, we generated a total...

Singapore to impose carbon tax from 2019

Singapore to impose carbon tax from 2019

Singapore said Monday it would impose a carbon tax from next year to cut its greenhouse gas emissions and make companies more competitive as global agreements on climate change...

Wedding caterer accused of tossing out leftover curry into Tampines River

Wedding caterer accused of tossing out leftover curry into Tampines River

Yesterday morning, one netizen surfaced a case of illegal waste dumping, accusing a caterer at a void deck wedding of tossing out leftover curry gravy into the river nearby....

We take a look at all of Singapore’s extreme weather incidents that transpired in January 2018

We take a look at all of Singapore’s extreme weather incidents that transpired in January 2018

With February kicking off tomorrow (man, that was quick), we’re taking a look back at January 2018, and boy was it a wet, cold month. Not that we’re complaining — any...