Fatal Singapore tree fall prompts questions

The death of a woman in Singapore after a 270-year-old tree fell on her in the ... compaction of its root zone by visitors," Mr Leong said in a statement to BBC News. NParks said it has "a systematic regime of inspection checks" and deploys more than ... ( read original story ...)

Canada 150 event in Singapore cancelled after accident kills one

SINGAPORE - The Canadian High Commission in Singapore cancelled a Canada 150 event at the Botanic Gardens after an accident left one person dead. The federal government says the person killed and four others injured were not Canadian. The Singapore Straits ... ( read original story ...)

One person killed in accident at Canada 150 event in Singapore

One person is dead after an accident at a Canada 150 event in the Singapore Botanic Gardens on Saturday, according to the High Commission of Canada. Channel NewsAsia reported on its website that a "massive Tembusu tree toppled at the Singapore Botanic ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore and Indonesia agree on third maritime border treaty

SINGAPORE: After 10 rounds of discussions over three years, Singapore and Indonesia have agreed on a third maritime border treaty. The two countries’ foreign ministers on Friday (Feb 10) exchanged the Instruments of Ratification for the treaty which will ... ( read original story ...)