Environment

Pretty in pink: Trumpet trees bloom all over Singapore in a burst of color

Pretty in pink: Trumpet trees bloom all over Singapore in a burst of color

Pics of the pink blooms across the island.

PUB no longer taking action against young fishing duo who caught a fish at Merlion Park

PUB no longer taking action against young fishing duo who caught a fish at Merlion Park

No word about what happened to the fish, though.

Ivory Lane, a new S’porean brand selling luxury ivory trinkets, sounds too controversial to be true

Ivory Lane, a new S’porean brand selling luxury ivory trinkets, sounds too controversial to be true

On July 31, Ivory Lane Singapore officially went live, inviting folks to take a gander at their “finest collection made of nature’s most luxurious material — ivory.”...

Minister Shanmugam and Singapore delegation to fly back home after surviving Lombok quake

Minister Shanmugam and Singapore delegation to fly back home after surviving Lombok quake

On Sunday evening, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake rocked the Indonesian island of Lombok, leaving at least 82 people dead and hundreds more wounded. A Singapore delegation —...

Straws are going away, but Singapore’s hidden beaches remain decimated by plastic waste

Straws are going away, but Singapore’s hidden beaches remain decimated by plastic waste

While we’ve been applauding the environmental efforts of KFC Singapore and Starbucks, one conservationist is reminding us all that the coasts and shores of our country remain...

Burst pipe shoots out massive geyser of water at construction site along Gambas Avenue

Burst pipe shoots out massive geyser of water at construction site along Gambas Avenue

In a (kinda) dramatic clip uploaded on Facebook earlier this afternoon, a towering water geyser — estimated to be seven floors high — was seen shooting out from the ground of...

Singapore’s beautiful coral reefs thrive in the waters off Shell’s biggest refinery at Pulau Bukom

Singapore’s beautiful coral reefs thrive in the waters off Shell’s biggest refinery at Pulau Bukom

Vibrant coral reefs and industrial landscapes rarely get used in a sentence together, and yet here we are with a piece about a photo gallery that showcases their co-existence. In...

Facing a water crisis of their own, Colorado looks to Singapore for solutions

Facing a water crisis of their own, Colorado looks to Singapore for solutions

When you think of the U.S. state of Colorado, you probably picture rocky snow-capped mountains, cattle ranches, and old Western movies as opposed to a bustling, tropical...

Patrons remain chill even as Marine Parade coffee shop gets flooded with ankle-deep water

Patrons remain chill even as Marine Parade coffee shop gets flooded with ankle-deep water

Murky flood water be damned; nothing can interrupt a kopitiam session with kopi, beer and reading the newspaper. Last Saturday, Hua Hua Eating House in Marine Parade Central was...


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