The writer travelled to different parts of the Eastern Archipelago including Batavia, Cocos-Keeling Islands, Sumatra, the Moluccas and Timor-Laut. He describes in detail, with illustrations and maps, the geographical and ethnological features of the places he visited as well as the indigenous flora and fauna.
“The first part of this paper, containing the narrative of the expedition to Kina Balu, is based upon diary notes written during the journey and is practically the report which I sent in to the Committee of the Raffles Museum on April 27th of last year. The second part, containing the scientific results, could only be compiled after considerable delay; most of the zoological specimens obtained during the expedition had to be sent for identification to specialists at home and elsewhere”—P. 49.
Catalogue of exhibits of Malayan produce, covering food stuffs, tanning materials, incense, textiles, alluvial tin mining, mineralogical specimens from Malacca, economic minerals from Perak, alluvial gold mining, and miscellaneous produce.
Jointly organised by the Centre for Liveable Cities (CLC) and Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA), the World Cities Summit Mayors Forum is a by-invitation-only platform for mayors and governors. This book, entitled City Portraits puts together profiles of the city leaders and their cities' best practices
"Jointly organised by the Centre for Liveable Cities (CLC) and the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA), the World Cities Summit Mayors Forum is an exclusive, by-invitation-only event for mayors, governors, city leaders and other top leaders of organisations working in the urban sector. This year’s theme is 'Liveable and Sustainable Cities: Common Challenges, Shared Solutions.' ... City Portraits presents the profiles of the participating city leaders and their cities’ best practices"--Foreword.
“Jointly organised by the Centre for Liveable Cities (CLC) and Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA), the World Cities Summit Mayors Forum is an exclusive, by-invitation-only platform for mayors and governors. Over the last few years, this annual event has established itself as a premier global arena for top city leaders to discuss city challenges, share best practices on urban solutions and form partnerships on innovative projects … This book, entitled City Portraits puts together profiles of the...
"From a single, humble experimental garden in Mayfair Park Estate, the Community in Bloom initiative has grown into an island-wide public imitative with more than 600 gardening groups spread across the country. Read about the fascinating stories behind each garden and the experiences of the gardeners whose devotion and commitment to each other and their gardens have brought Singapore closer to its vision of being a City in a Garden. Featuring the personal memories and experiences of residents, v...
"The report brings together best practices in active mobility from cities around the world including Amsterdam, New York, Seoul, Copenhagen and Taipei, but specifically addresses the challenges which Singapore faces as a tropical city. The result is a report whose findings will inform future active mobility programs in Singapore, and will act as valuable guidance to other cities around the world"--Foreword.
This is the report of a case study conducted by xhebit on EARTHFEST 2019, an eco-festival. It carries out a waste audit, capturing the sustainable event planning elements of the festival. It also evaluates and compares the carbon footprint of the festival against a festival of equal size, but without sustainable planning.
This book began as a Service Learning Project of the Gifted Education Programme at Raffles Girls' Primary School. It contains information on eight endangered species as well as the ecosystems of these animals.
"The early years of self-government in Singapore were focused on building physical infrastructure for economic and social development, while improvements and expansions to housing, health, education and sewerage systems had to keep pace with a fast-growing population. In financing these projects, the government stuck to the principle of self-reliance, creating the necessary financing frameworks and institutions along the way. This study reviews the development of public infrastructure and servic...
Compendium consisting of six scholarly papers written in the late 1880s, by an honorary member of the Straits Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society, the Rev. J.E. Tenison-Woods. The first work, "Fisheries of the Oriental region", gives an account of the fisheries trade in the Straits Settlements and the Malay Archipelago, together with a scientific description of the species of marine fishes found in the region. The second paper focuses on the geography of various countries in Southeast Asia and J...
This is the report of a study which looks at excess food and food waste from catered events to assess the extent of the problem. It contains methodology, findings, root causes of excess food and recommendations to reduce food waste.
This is a book on game-birds, part of the gallinaceous family of birds. It provides information on the different species of the bird with details of their appearance, living habits and habitats. The book contains many colour illustrations of the birds.
This account was based on brief notes made on the geography and physical features of various countries the author visited in the years 1883-86. The areas visited included the Malay Peninsula, the Indian Archipelago, Southeast Asia, the Philippines and Japan and subjects were mainly on geology, natural history and botany.
This booklet contains information about Kranji Secondary School's involvement in a three-year long programme to plant 100,000 native plants in the South West District which include corporations, schools and residents as owners and partners. Information about the school's garden "Green Haven" and the plants is also included.