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Why are durians disappearing? You’d be surprised
It’s not just about exports to China. Unknown to most of us, the durian’s “ecological partner” is none other than the flying fox – the “keluang” in Malay – a major pollinator of durian trees, and an endangered species. Their disappearance will have a devastating impact on the durian industry.
When residents lead the transformational charge
The Desa Mentari apartments were once infamous for poor hygiene and being a crime hotspot, but the residents of Block 5 have banded together to turn their home into a place of beauty, with a little help from the MyPJ coalition.
Call of the Emerald Hill
Early next month, veteran thespian Chin San Sooi will once again direct the classic production Emily Of Emerald Hill, featuring Pearlly Chua, in her 200th performance of Emily. Chin and Chua talk about their experiences fleshing out Stella Kon's famous one-woman play about the peranakan culture of Singapore. Read all about it in your Star2.