As Covid-19 sends emissions plummeting, the world has glimpsed a cleaner future. But Southeast Asia’s developing countries seem stuck in a fossil-fuel past.
As funds dry up in the post-Covid-19 future, there will be many losers. But there will be winners too. Step forward teleconferencing, logistics, e-commerce and food-delivery firms.
Safety concerns have shaped Singapore’s attitude towards using nuclear power in its energy mix. But new developments are sparking a rethink, so what remains is for proponents to overcome public distrust.
Recycling bins around the city are a great idea, but people don’t know what they can put in them … or are they just too lazy to go downstairs and do it?
In an effort to ‘decolonise’ its past, the Lion City has put a twist on its bicentennial ‘commemoration’ of Sir Stamford Raffles’ landing by celebrating neither date, nor man. It’s almost like he disappeared. Oh wait, he just did
Hong Kong and the Lion City were early adopters of cashless payments, but now find themselves playing catch-up. In Singapore, a new QR code promises to spare its ministers from feeling like ‘country bumpkins’.
If you thought designer clothes, photoshoots and organic meals were solely the preserve of fussy humans …