Tag: urbanisation

Researcher advocates for widespread use of banana leaves to wrap food

The humble but multipurpose banana leaf is being used as wrapping for various Asian foods and delicacies. In recent years, however, households and businesses have turned to using plastic and polystyrene containers as cheap and fast alternatives in the city. Plastic and polystyrene are single-use and disposable...

Remember these junctions?

By Tan Bah Bah After decades of almost breakneck speed in town and island planning, Singaporeans have begun looking at certain buildings with nostalgia and a growing belief that a city without history is one without direction and soul. A current plaintive cry to preserve the...