Singapore's air pollution hit levels classified "unhealthy" on Friday, the government's National Environment Agency said on its website. (

Singapore is taking steps to reduce its almost total reliance on fossil fuels in power generation by offering commercial customers the city-state's first dual solar and conventional electricity con

Singapore has fined a smoker a record S$19,800 ($15,000) for throwing cigarette butts out of his flat window, the National Environment Agency has said.

Hong Kong has dropped out of the world’s top 30 most-livable cities because of poor air quality and social unrest caused by the Occupy Central movement, according to consulting firm ECA Internation

SINGAPORE—Singapore is scrambling to clean up one of Asia’s largest oil spills in years after two ships collided late last week, amid worries the slick could spread to the nearby Indonesian tourist

Incense burning is common in many parts of the world. Although it is perceived that particulate matter from incense smoke is deleterious to health, there is no epidemiologic evidence linking domestic exposure to cardiovascular mortality. The researchers examined the association between exposure to incense burning and cardiovascular mortality in the Singapore Chinese Health Study.

Haze from Indonesian forest fires is delaying flights to and from Sumatra and increasing respiratory infections on the island as pollution nears dangerous levels.

Tokyo remained fourth out of 40 major cities in an annual global city ranking released Thursday, trailing London, New York and Paris.

SINGAPORE—Air pollution in Singapore reached its most hazardous level this year on Tuesday as haze caused by fires in Indonesia shrouded the island state.

According to sources, several sand and soil exporters had already submitted their proposals to the Commerce Ministry for permission to export sand to Singapore and Maldives