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  1. Fancy skyscrapers are only part of what makes a modern city

    Posted Sep 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a comprehensive tree-planting system. We are surrounded by glass and steel skyscrapers, which are considered to be as good as any in other developed cities. Yet, when it comes to trees and how we look ... of these skyscrapers. Nature also has a vital role to play even if it is not immediately apparent. Trees are good for our physical and mental health. And, if we have more vegetation, this will improve air ...

  2. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore fumes after pollution hits 16-year high

    Posted Jun 18th 2013, 02:50pm by Associated Press

    ... crept into the “unhealthy” classification on Monday as smoke from roaring blazes on Indonesia’s Sumatra island drifted across the sea and cast a grey pall over the city-state’s skyscrapers ...

  3. News - Asia - POLLUTION

    Smoky haze from Indonesian forest fires chokes Singapore, Malaysia

    Posted Jun 18th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore Smoky haze from forest fires on Sumatra shrouds Singapore and Malaysian states Neighbours urge Jakarta to act against pollution Singapore urged Indonesia to take "urgent measures" as severe air pollution from forest fires on Sumatra choked the densely populated city state. Singapore's skyscrapers, including the Marina Bay Sands ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - DESIGN

    Singapore's scale models

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by Clara Chow

    ... in the skyscraper-bound Marina Bay district earlier this year, the architecturally inspired sculptures are a delicate echo of the soaring Singapore skyline, hinting at the impermanence of all that is man-made ...

  5. SLICK cities

    Posted Jul 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... itself from the backwater capital of Malaysia to a modern, bustling city of skyscrapers and top-notch facilities, all in just about 15 years. In the article on Kuala Lumpur, we take a look ...

  6. Comment - Blogs

    Morning Clicks: Vietnam claims South China Sea oil block, demands that bidding stop

    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 06:17am by John Kennedy

    ... Chinese ambassador  --  China's skyscraper fervor causes concerns of investment misstep  --  China urges SCO members to facilitate trade, investment  --  Singapore PM hails co-op with China ...

  7. Business - Money

    Cathay Pacific sells Singapore

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 10:04pm by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... Anna Healy Fenton Trawling the inflight entertainment system on a Cathay Pacific flight, an eye-catching advertisement kept popping up. It showed skyscrapers from around the world, with subtitles such as 'No capital gains tax, No inheritance tax, No witholding tax, No value added tax.' I assumed this was C.Y.Leung's new government launching a bold new campaign ...

  8. Lifestyle - Travel - ATTRACTIONS

    Family-friendly resorts

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am by LIN YANG

    ... a 146-metre-long infinity pool that looks out onto the city's skyscrapers, and three bars. Across the street from the hotel is a large shopping centre, the Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, boasting more ...

  9. e-pal: singapore

    Posted Jan 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Connecting with teens around the world Name Sherman Lim Age 15 City/country Singapore Star sign Pisces I love my country because it has lush greenery amid the skyscrapers. The diverse cultures more than make up for the city's hot and humid weather. It is this unique harmony of race and religion that makes Singapore such an exceptional place. Like most teenagers, I am ...

  10. Hear the Lion City roar

    Posted Aug 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... hit with fans and sponsors, with its images of floodlit historic buildings and looming skyscrapers rapidly becoming iconic. For Colin Syn, the deputy chairman of Singapore GP Pte Ltd, ...




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