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AseanPlus News 10 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Messy stray cats to be put to sleep

STRAY cats found making a mess in public areas will be caught by town councils and put to sleep by the Agrifood and Veterinary Authority (AVA).

AseanPlus News 09 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Surgeon fined for keeping rare reptiles

COLORECTAL surgeon Francis Seow-Choen has been fined S$1,000 (RM2,180) for possessing 11 illegally imported reptiles.

AseanPlus News 19 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Stricter standards for food manufacturers

ALL food manufacturers in Singapore will have to meet tougher international regulations in five to 10 years.

Lifestyle 08 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Still glorious after all these years

Here is the other famous Gloria of the Philippines #8211; Miss Universe 1969 who is scheduled to be in Kuala Lumpur tomorrow to launch Alexa, a gold-leaf skincare range. KEE HUA CHEE asks a few I>kay-po/Iquestions and finds that Gloria Diaz, now an accomplished comedienne, is surprisingly frank and down to earth.

AseanPlus News 26 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

400 glow-in-the-dark ricefish confiscated

A BATCH of more than 400 genetically-modified (GM) aquarium fish, the first GM animals to be brought here for sale, have been confiscated by the authorities.

AseanPlus News 22 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Glowing green fish to hit pet stores

GLOWING green fish have invaded this island and could soon be swimming into aquariums here.

AseanPlus News 25 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

80,000 strays to be culled

EXPECT to see fewer stray cats, if any, roaming the neighbourhood. The Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority (AVA) confirmed what animal lovers had suspected since last week: that a campaign to cull stray cats was being mounted island-wide in the wake of SARS.

Letters 07 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

How safe are our vegetables?

From CHEW CHEE KEONG of Petaling Jaya. I>(via e-mail)/I>

Letters 06 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Who is our watchdog?

From NG KAI CHONG, Petaling Jaya

Nation 22 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Singapore bans greens for affected market

The republic has temporarily stopped vegetable consignments from Malaysia after a wholesaler at the Pasir Panjang Vegetable Wholesale Market (PPWC) was recently diagnosed with Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).