SMRT is incapable of living up to the expectation of people, as it fails to provide with cabs during the evening time when demand was at its highest point.
A factory in China, that produces Walt Disney Co., is been investigated as it has been accused of child labor and making people work coercively more than the permitted time by the law.
Also, the investigation was done undercover with the support of a human right group known as Students and Scholars against Corporate Misbehavior.
Singapore’s latest orchid farm in Mandai may have to be re-located after it was announced that the 30 km long Thomson Line will start running from there by 2018. Because of this, the residents of Woodland may see a surge in the prices of their properties.
Macau government has proposed more restrictions to be imposed on allowing of entry into the casinos, and surprisingly it has been openly supported by the gaming operators of the region. The news that made headlines in the newspapers said that the operators first want the minimum age to be raised from 18 to 21 years, similar to the ones that are in Nevada and Singapore.
Lake Honghu has been turned into an expanse of exposed mud, drying fish farms and stranded boats, thanks to the drought gripping stretches of central and eastern China. This has put the livelihood of the residents of Hubei district at great risk. These people call this river their “land of fish and rice”.
New York Supreme Court Justice Michael Obus announced to grant former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn bail. The news comes as a great relief for 62-year-old French banker’s family.
The State Council passed plans for future work on the project, Three Gorges Project, which is the world's biggest hydropower complex. The project is affecting shipping, irrigation and water supply downstream on the Yangtze River and state Council had also passed plans for the prevention and treatment of water pollution in the downstream valley.