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Life in a fish tank gets stuffy for exporters

THINGS are not looking pretty for Singapore's ornamental fish business. The Republic might still be the world's largest exporter of ornamental fish like mollies, guppies, goldfish and koi, but the amount of fish exported has fallen to levels similar to those a decade ago. Major exporters here point to a strong Singapore dollar, falling global demand, high operating costs and uncertainty over...


Appetite for local produce growing

THE go-local food movement here has found more supporters. Demand for vegetables and eggs farmed in Singapore is seeing healthy growth, despite the produce being pricier. New Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority (AVA) figures show that 10,848 tonnes of leafy vegetables, such as cai xin and kang kong, consumed here last year were home-grown, up from 9,300 tonnes in 2010. In terms of proportion,...


Singapore can be Fruit and Vegetable Garden City

THE National Parks Board has been doing a good job in making Singapore a Garden City. Singapore has spent millions to plant and maintain various types of greenery, but does not reap much economic benefit from these efforts. The Government should channel portions of this expenditure and make more productive use of available "spare" land, by bringing back and promoting agriculture. Instead of...


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