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Singapore supermarket to stop selling shark fin

Source: AFP, Fri January 06, 2012
SINGAPORE — Singapore's largest supermarket chain will stop selling shark fin products from April after an inflammatory comment by one of its suppliers triggered calls for a boycott from activists and the public.

Singapore’s Energy Efficient Green Heart Center

Source: INhabitat, Fri May 15, 2009
The very heart of Singapore beats green, thanks to the new design for the National Heart Center by multinational firm Broadway Malyan.

Skies to be swept for alien life

Source: BBC News, Sat October 13, 2007
Hat Creek, California - The switch has been thrown on a telescope specifically designed to seek out alien life.

Al Gore & IPCC Share Nobel Peace Prize For 2007

Source: Scoop, Sat October 13, 2007
Oslo, Norway - The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 is to be shared, in two equal parts, between the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr. for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change.

Singapore Students Donate Computers To 10 Laotian Primary Schools

Source: Playfuls,com, Thu March 29, 2007
Ngee Ann City, Singapore - Students at a Singapore polytechnic have donated 85 desktop computers and 15 laptops to 10 primary schools in Laos, educational officials said on Monday.

Singapore plans free wireless Internet

Source: MSNBC, Wed October 11, 2006
Singapore - Singapore's government said it plans to cover most of the island with public wireless Internet access by next year and offer nearly 10,000 subsidized computers to low-income students to offer digital opportunities to all its citizens.

Endangered turtles dodge food pots

Source: iafrica.com, Mon July 10, 2006
Singapore - Singapore authorities have rescued 630 endangered turtles smuggled from Indonesia and destined for cooking pots, a wildlife trafficking watchdog and the government said on Wednesday.

Singapore firm produces biodegradable, compostable bags

Source: Channel New Asia, Tue December 27, 2005
Singapore - The bags that you use to carry your groceries home from the supermarket can soon be used to fertilise your plants.

As oil prices rise, Asia sees sense in going green

Source: Daily Times, Fri September 09, 2005
Singapore - For energy-hungry Asian governments, the answer could literally be blowing in the wind.

Downpours aid battle against Indonesia fires

Singapore - Heavy rains over the weekend provided what officials said Sunday could be the decisive blow in a three-nation battle to extinguish forest fires on the Indonesian island of Sumatra.

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