Singapore

Land for agriculture is at a premium in Singapore. Pic: ©Getty Images/CharlieTong

Tiny community is left up in the air as officials take their time in allocating new plots

Singapore farmers hope government gives clarity on the future of their lands

By Richard Whitehead

Beyond the jam of ships queuing for a berth in Singapore’s harbor, beyond the glass and steel towers bearing the names of the world’s haughtiest banks, beyond the malls, the hawker stalls and the bars of the city center and the massing clusters of public...

Singapore’s biggest dairy manufacturer is Malaysia Dairy Industries. Pic: ©Getty Images/ronniechua

Dairy innovator first to introduce cattle successfully to tropics

Paving of Singapore’s original dairy farm takes away chunk of pioneering past

By Richard Whitehead

When last September United Engineers lodged a winning tender worth S368.8m, it signaled that some of the land that was once the world’s most successful tropical dairy farm will soon be paved over to make way for new housing.