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November 1, 2017 10:17 AM Japanese woman arrested for baby otter smuggling

BANGKOK — A 22-year-old Japanese woman was arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle 10 baby otters out of Thailand. She claimed she did so out of sympathy with the animals. Don Muang police questioned Kaede Yamaguchi on Tuesday (Oct 31) after she had been arrested with the animals in her suitcase in the departure terminal of Don Mueang airport at about 114

November 1, 2017 7:38 AM #MYUK60: Prince Charles and Camilla arrive for official visit to Malaysia tomorrow

KUALA LUMPUR: The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Charles and Camilla will start their official visit to Malaysia from Nov 2 to 8. This would be their first visit by the royal couple. Prince Charles and Camilla will visit four states to celebrate the 60 years of Malaysia-United Kingdom bilateral relations between the two nations 106

October 30, 2017 1:17 PM Man wakes up to wife screaming, 1.5m-long snake trying to eat pet bird in Pasir Ris home

SINGAPORE - Melvin Yap was asleep in his home in Jalan Loyang Besar on Monday (Oct 30) morning when he was awakened by the sound of his wife screaming. Rushing out, he found a snake curled up on top of their family pet bird's cage. It may have been trying to eat the bird, he said. "It happened around 6.30am," the 46-year-old project manager told The Straits 93

October 21, 2017 9:00 PM Take a peek at plans for Rail Corridor by 2021

By 2021, visitors trekking a stretch of the Rail Corridor will have a walk down memory lane when a 4km portion of it is spruced up. Enhancement works along the corridor between the Hillview area and Bukit Timah Railway Station will start next year and be done in phases, the National Parks Board (NParks) and Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) said. The stretch 89

October 21, 2017 2:27 AM Heritage and nature abound at the Rail Corridor, parts of which will open by 2021

SINGAPORE - A walk down memory lane awaits visitors to a central stretch of the Rail Corridor by 2021, when a 4km portion of it is opened to the public. Enhancement works along the stretch of the corridor between the Hillview area and the Bukit Timah Railway Station will start in 2018. This was announced by the National Parks Board (NParks) and Urban 85

October 19, 2017 9:34 AM Man injured after boar attack at Hillview Road; AVA monitoring situation

SINGAPORE: A man in his forties was injured and taken to hospital after being attacked by a wild boar near a bus stop at Hillview Road on Thursday morning (Oct 19). Sales specialist Olga, 30, told Channel NewsAsia that she was walking to the MRT station with her husband at around 8.30am when she saw the attack. "I saw an animal - I thought it was just a big dog with owner 81

October 17, 2017 9:50 AM Istana open house on Sunday in celebration of Deepavali

SINGAPORE - The Istana will be open to the public on Sunday (Oct 22) from 8.30am to 6pm in celebration of Deepavali, with a slew of activities planned. Wildlife Reserves Singapore will organise a display of birds during the open house, along with a balloon sculpting booth, and henna and face-painting booths. Visitors can also expect music performances 68

October 13, 2017 4:35 AM News The Essential Daily Briefing

An Antarctic colony of more than 36,000 Adélie penguins produced just two surviving chicks in the last breeding season. Terre Adélie, where the colony is based, suffered unusually high levels of sea ice, so adult penguins had to travel further to find food. As a result the chicks starved. There was another unusually bad breeding season four years ago, when no chicks 25

October 11, 2017 3:10 PM Banyan Tree to run new eco-friendly resort in Mandai

SINGAPORE — Luxury resort operator Banyan Tree Holdings will be operating an eco-friendly resort that features “elevated” cabins surrounded by tree canopies, as well as other amenities, when a new mega-nature attraction in Mandai opens in 2023. The company and Mandai Park Holdings, which manages wildlife attractions such as the Singapore Zoo, River Safari 78

October 11, 2017 9:54 AM Singapore to get its first Banyan Tree resort in Mandai eco-tourism hub

At long last, there will be a Banyan Tree resort in Singapore and it will offer one-of-a-kind experience in Mandai's new integrated nature and wildlife park. Opening in 2023, the eco-friendly 400-room resort will offer guests an interesting range of tropical stays - from lowrise accommodation for families to exclusive elevated cabins and stylish treehouses 76