Singapore Botanic Gardens :: News Update

WHS#1483 SBG | Tourist Maps | Travel Guide | Photo & Video | News Update

singapore botanic gardens news update

Botanic Gardens MRT station closed briefly on Saturday morning due to smoke triggering fire alarm

The Straits Times - 1 day ago
SINGAPORE - Botanic Gardens MRT station on the Circle Line was closed briefly on Saturday (Aug 19) morning after an overheated electrical box triggered the station's fire alarm. The box, located in the station's environment control room, had emitted ...and...

Food For Thought shuts at Botanic Gardens

TODAYonline - 1 week ago
SINGAPORE — Nearly six years after it opened, social enterprise Food For Thought has closed its largest outlet at the Singapore Botanic Gardens after failing to secure a new lease for the space. Sunday (Aug 13) is the outlet's last day of operations ...and...

Tree-lined streets in Singapore inspired botanical artist

The Straits Times - 2 days ago
Now, Singaporeans can see reproductions of her botanical artworks in an exhibition at the Singapore Botanic Gardens. A total of 186 works, including the two she painted during her time in Singapore, are on show. The exhibition, which runs till Nov 26...

In Pictures: SSO shares gift of music at the Singapore Botanic Gardens

The Straits Times - 4 weeks ago
The Singapore Symphony Orchestra delighted more than 10,000 people with an evening of music at the Singapore Botanic Gardens on Saturday (July 22). Led by associate conductor Jason Lai, the SSO played classical and contemporary hits such...

Botanic Gardens debuts in Singapore leg of exhibition featuring Lego replicas of World Heritage sites

The Straits Times - 3 weeks ago
SINGAPORE - Don't be surprised if you spot a familiar sight at the local edition of an exhibition featuring detailed Lego replicas of World Heritage sites - the Singapore Botanic Gardens. New to the Piece Of Peace exhibition which kicked off on...

Orchids named after Joseph Schooling, Yip Pin Xiu

Channel NewsAsia - 2 weeks ago
"The Singapore Botanic Gardens is pleased to present these orchids to Ms Yip and Mr Schooling for their outstanding accomplishments and contributions to Singapore's world standing in the international sports arena,” said Dr Nigel Taylor, group director...

Straits Times concert at Botanic Gardens draws more than 10000 people

The Straits Times - 4 weeks ago
SINGAPORE - The West Side Story may be just another song for the rest, but for 63-year-old Ms Tai Mee Yin, it helps her recall the days she spent in university decades ago, where she was involved in a play that used the song. The 63-year-old retiree ...and...

How war enemies worked together to save a museum

The Straits Times - 4 days ago
The museum was not the only place of knowledge protected at the time. At the Singapore Botanic Gardens, Japanese researchers took steps to protect its scientific collections and enable its senior scientists, Eric Holttum and Corner, to continue their...

Make inclusiveness part of civil service culture

The Straits Times - 3 days ago
I believe the recognition for Yip is overdue and should have happened earlier, in 2008, when she won Singapore's first Paralympic gold at the Beijing Paralympic Games. For most of Singapore's history, public service organisations have not...

Get ready: Ferraris are hitting Singapore

Prestige Online - 2 days ago
Over 100 Ferraris, old and new, will be dotting our island nation, in celebration of the brand's 70th year. By Alethia Tiang on August 17, 2017 , News. Grab your ...and...