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World News: Singapore
3 November 2014
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 grounds. A total of 62 farms, ranging from vege...


11 December 2012
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 upwards, building high-rise residential complexes to hou...


30 July 2012
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 has heaps of cheap feed wheat as a substitute. ...


9 July 2012
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 frequency to twice a week - from once every week.


6 October 2011
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 may have a value of more than $5 billion.


4 July 2011
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.