Samantha Boh

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Climate change: what happened to Asia-Pacific’s green recovery from coronavirus?

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 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.

26 Nov 2020 - 12:17PM
Is the party over in Southeast Asia’s post-coronavirus tech scene?

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.

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.

16 Jun 2020 - 5:58PM
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.

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
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?

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
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

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
26 Oct 2018 - 4:04PM
26 Oct 2018 - 4:01PM
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’.

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’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 …

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

2 Sep 2018 - 1:11PM
9 Jun 2018 - 10:44PM