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  1. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Singapore air worsens as smoke billows in from Indonesia forest fires

    Posted Jun 17th 2013, 04:11pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore Singapore was shrouded in a smoky-smelling haze on Monday as pollution from forest fires in Indonesia’s Sumatra island spread to neighbouring countries. ... at street level in Singapore’s central business district but has so far not affected business or air transport. Singapore schools are on holiday. People with heart and lung disease, those over 65 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1262896/singapore-air-worsens-smoke-billows-indonesia-forest-fires
  2. Business - Economy - ENVIRONMENT

    Singapore plans to cut pollution and slash emissions by 2014: agency

    Posted Aug 24th 2012, 01:29pm

    ... Singapore will move towards cleaner fuel and reduce sulphur emissions from cars and industries by 2014 in a bid to keep up with global changes, the country’s National Environment Agency ... including China, India and Thailand. With the new directive, Singapore will be on par in terms of sulphur standards with Japan, South Korea and Australia for diesel but still lag these countries ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1022550/singapore-plans-cut-pollution-and-slash-emissions-2014-agency
  3. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Singapore company uses DNA tests to fight global trade in illegal timber

    Posted Aug 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Reuters in Singapore Singaporean technology company can pinpoint the species and origin of a piece of wood DNA detectives fight globaltrade in illegal timber Call it CSI: Singapore. Unlike the crime scene investigators from the popular TV series, these detectives are hired to look for evidence of rogue wood from stores increasingly worried about being duped by a global trade ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1019454/singapore-company-uses-dna-tests-fight-global-trade-illegal-timber
  4. News - Hong Kong

    Singapore's new air quality standards much tougher than Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 25th 2012, 12:00am by Kristie Wong

    ... Kristie Wong kristie.wong@scmp.com Island state raises the bar for public health, and battle for competitiveness Singapore outflanks HK on air quality Hong Kong is set to lose more of its competitive edge to regional rival Singapore after the island state pledged to introduce new air quality standards which are much tougher than those proposed for the city. The National Environment ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1022644/singapores-new-air-quality-standards-much-tougher-hong-kong
  5. Feathers ruffled but Singapore's eco-dump wins fans

    Posted Oct 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Sonia Kolesnikov

    ... clean Singapore even its sole working landfill smells of roses- well, a fresh sea breeze to be more exact. The Pulau Semakau landfill is basically the city-state's rubbish bin. Yet ... of Singapore's Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research, which will start conducting the walks next month. 'The majority of the coral reef on the west coast, which could have been destroyed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/518778/feathers-ruffled-singapores-eco-dump-wins-fans
  6. Huaneng, HK Electric target Singapore plant

    Posted Jan 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... companies shortlisted by the Singapore government as potential bidders for the US$2 billion sale of Tuas Power Station, a major power generating plant in the city state, market sources said. Japanese trading house Marubeni Corp and Australian investment bank Macquarie were the other shortlisted bidders. Temasek Holdings, the investment arm of the Singapore government, said in October ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/621978/huaneng-hk-electric-target-singapore-plant
  7. Mainland firms play Singapore power game

    Posted Aug 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for power generating assets owned by the Singapore government valued at about US$2 billion each, market sources said. Unlike mainly coal-fired power plants on the mainland, the three Singapore power ... cent last year, China Electricity Council figures show. Temasek Holdings, the investment arm of the Singapore government, in June said that it planned to sell Senoko Power, PowerSeraya and Tuas ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/605695/mainland-firms-play-singapore-power-game
  8. New Causeway Bay flyover opens today, ahead of time

    Posted Jun 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter After a year of re-routing and traffic confusion, the new Causeway Bay flyover opens today at 10am. Only one of the two lanes will open for now, and the Transport Department has not announced when the second lane will be ready. The old one- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/551230/new-causeway-bay-flyover-opens-today-ahead-time
  9. Results

    Posted Dec 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... December 24 Interim: China Solar Energy Holdings, Gay Giano International Group, Nubrands Group Holdings, Pan Sino International Holdings, Xin Corporation AGM: Capital Estate, City Telecom (HK) December 27 Interim: Carico Holdings, China Elegance (Holding ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/620429/results
  10. Protected deer still live in fear of the tiger

    Posted Dec 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Today's herds of milu, also known as Pere David's deer, are descended from animals that, for more than 1,000 years, were fed and protected as imperial pets. Still, they respond fearfully to the sounds and image ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/986541/protected-deer-still-live-fear-tiger

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