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Will Singapore warm up to nuclear energy to combat climate change?

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.

22 Jul 2019 - 9:03AM

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.

Will Singapore warm up to nuclear energy to combat climate change?
Singapore wants year of zero waste. But it’s rubbish at recycling

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?

17 Jun 2019 - 1:47PM

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?

Singapore wants year of zero waste. But it’s rubbish at recycling
Raffles who? 200 years since the British colonialist, Singapore would rather he disappear

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

27 Jan 2019 - 5:03PM

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

Raffles who? 200 years since the British colonialist, Singapore would rather he disappear
Keeping up with the Kuoks
26 Oct 2018 - 4:04PM
Keeping up with the Kuoks
Shaping leaders for Asia’s emerging markets
How cashless mainland China made Hong Kong, Singapore look backward

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’.

6 Oct 2018 - 12:04PM

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’.

How cashless mainland China made Hong Kong, Singapore look backward
Hong Kong’s pet spa, Singapore’s gourmet dog food. What’s with Asia’s pet fetish?

If you thought designer clothes, photoshoots and organic meals were solely the preserve of fussy humans …

2 Sep 2018 - 1:11PM

If you thought designer clothes, photoshoots and organic meals were solely the preserve of fussy humans …

Hong Kong’s pet spa, Singapore’s gourmet dog food. What’s with Asia’s pet fetish?
As historic summit nears, South Koreans living in Singapore dare to dream of peace