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Fri 04 Mar 2005

Sat 05 Mar 2005: "Life on the Edge: the Living Shores of Singapore"

Category : talks

Blue Water Volunteers (BWV) are proud to present:

"Life on the Edge: the Living Shores of Singapore"
By Ria Tan of WildSingapore.

Saturday 5th March 2005
3.00pm at the library@Orchard,

The Programme Zone, Ngee Ann City #05-22/26 Tower B

All are welcome. Do inform Dionne so she knows you are coming, at mattebluewhite@yahoo.com.sg.

Join Ria on a (slightly) wet and wild journey through the inter-tidal shores of Singapore. Expect lots of dazzling photographs, funny anecdotes and things to make you go 'Wow!', as Ria proves that you definitely need not swim or dive to explore the shores of Singapore.

Thanks to Ngoh Seh Suan for the photo.

Posted at 11:01PM UTC by N. Sivasothi | permalink | email |

Fri 04 Mar 2005

SBS 408 will bring you to Labrador Park from 12th March 2005

Category : marine

The Labrador blog reports, "SBS Transit will be commencing a bus service to Labrador Park on Saturdays, Sundays, and public holidays, starting from the Mar 12 and 13 weekend - which coincides with the carnival/fiesta celebrating the anniversary of WWII."

A check with Eslindah Ismail of NParks revealed "The bus service will start from HarbourFront Interchange and bus service no. 408 will operate from 9.00 am to 7.00 pm.

SBS Transit wil be putting up posters to promote the bus service at their HarbourFront Interchange and also NEL station at HarbourFront."

Reveal of Labrador Park & Carnival at Labrador Park, 12-13 Mar 2005

The underground tunnels at Labrador Park will be opened for the first time to the public. Learn about their role in the defense of Singapore as you venture into the secret tunnels. The 16.8 hectare park will come alive with interesting activities and gastronomic delights for the family.

12 & 13 Mar 2005: 10.00am - 6.00pm

Admission fees for the tunnel access will be offered at promotion prices.

Source: Visit Singapore.

See Chon Chat Tock's Labrador Park image gallery from 11 July 2004.

Posted at 5:29AM UTC by N. Sivasothi | permalink | email |

Fri 04 Mar 2005

Malaysian PM decries environmental damage

Category : malaysia

'Malaysia's PM Abdullah Ahmad Badawi (a.k.a. "Pak Lah") shocked by land degradation around a controversial agricultural park declared a series of measures to save and protect the countryŐs environment that he said was the nationŐs heritage.'

"Sadly, we don't seem to appreciate the vast natural resources, rivers, beaches, highlands and our rich wildlife which is amongst the best in the world.

"We fell our trees, pollute our beaches and rivers, and contaminate the very source of clean water we need for drinking."

The proposed changes to EIA rules would cover the marina project in Pulau Tioman.

See "Pak Lah shocked!" on Screenshots which has followed the controversy since it broke on Utusan Malaysia.

Posted at 5:29AM UTC by N. Sivasothi | permalink | email | Raffles Museum news