News from Singapore

03-11-2014 02:05 AM
Farmers in limbo as land leases run out
The future hangs in the balance for farmers in Lim Chu Kang, who will not have their leases renewed as their farms have to make way for army training ...
11-12-2012 08:45 AM
Singapore experiments with sky farms
With a population of five million crammed on a landmass of just 715 square kilometers, the tiny republic of Singapore has been forced to expand upward...
30-07-2012 08:20 AM
Asia’s feed mills caught short by costly corn
As corn prices climb past the record levels hit this time last year, a major factor has changed for Asian importers of the grain: Australia no longer ...
09-07-2012 08:28 AM
Local farms take precaution against bird flu
Farms in Singapore are taking precaution against bird flu, after recent outbreaks in some parts of Asia. They have increased the disinfection frequ...
06-10-2011 09:32 AM
Noble eyes Singapore listing of agri business
Singapore-listed commodities firm Noble Group (NOBG.SI) is seeking to list its agriculture business, which accounts for a third of its earnings and ma...
04-07-2011 08:59 AM
Singapore's two newest reservoirs open
A former landfill and an area once home to poultry and pig farms, are where two of Singapore’s newest reservoirs now sit.