Environment

Old Chang Kee switches to sustainable oil after petition hits 8K signatures
By Kenneth Lin Published on by Kenneth Lin 0

Old Chang Kee, local purveyor of curry puffs and other local snacks, has switched to using a more sustainable palm oil after a petition started by local students accumulated over 8000 signatures. According to the latest petition update, the organisers of the petition Read More

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NEA: Stakeholders sharing responsibility is key to build a sustainable e-waste management system
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

National Environment Agency (NEA) has revealed that each year, about 11kg of electrical and electronic waste (e-waste), equal in weight to 73 mobile phones, is disposed of per person in Singapore, which amounts to more than 60,000 tonnes of e-waste generated in Singapore Read More

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Alleged case of dog abuse caught on video
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

A Facebook video posted by Mr Yeow Min Quan shown a dog moaning in a very sad tone as it was being abused by a woman apparently to be the maid of the house. The woman was seen to be very harsh on Read More

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URA: Former National Aerated Water Factory building to be gazetted for conservation
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) has announced that the main building of the former National Aerated Water Factory at 1177 Serangoon Road will be gazetted for conservation. Recognising the building’s heritage value, URA said that its role as a landmark in the area and Read More

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Complaints galore against Singapore-registered New Zealand Fresh
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

A company which states on its website that it is “specialising in the supply of fresh and pure premium meats from New Zealand” is allegedly pulling a fast one on members of the public. In complaints received by The Online Citizen (TOC), it Read More

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China will remain world’s largest bottled water market to 2021, says GlobalData
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

The ever increasing thirst for quality water and health-conscious drinking habits will mean that China retains its position as the world’s biggest bottled water market to 2021, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. Growth in disposable income is also expected Read More

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Viral video of cat abuse, shows distressed cat bounded with cable ties
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

A video of a rescue effort of a distressed cat bounded by cable ties have been circulating online, with many netizens condemned the actions of the perpetrator and thanked for helping the cat. The video was posted by Ms Salbiah Ishak on her Facebook Read More

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Dog died after consuming bread spiked with tranquilliser intended for pigeon culling exercise
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

An eight-year-old Sheltie-Cavalier dog died on 16 November, possibly due to consuming a piece of bread which was spiked with a tranquilizer and intended for a pigeon culling exercise. Ms Natasha Wilkins, the owner of the dog, told The Straits Times that the incident happened Read More

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Bukit Brown Wayfinder: Launch of Singapore’s first self-guided heritage trail at Bukit Brown
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

The Singapore Heritage Society (SHS) today unveiled the Bukit Brown Wayfinder – Singapore’s first self-guided heritage trail in a cemetery – at Bukit Brown Cemetery. The launch of this self-guided trail will allow heritage enthusiasts to explore accessible parts of Bukit Brown on Read More

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Is the Transboundary Haze Pollution Act, a toothless act?
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

The Transboundary Haze Pollution Act (THPA) which was enacted in September 2014 appears to be just a toothless Act. More than two years after Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) and its suppliers were served notices for causing the haze episode of 2015, there Read More

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