20 Nov '11, 3am

North West CDC sees more interest in healthy lifestyles: By Leonard Lim The North West Community Development Cou...

The North West Community Development Council has seen a seven-fold increase in healthy lifestyle interest groups since 2002. From 66 clubs then, the figure is 207 today. Membership has swelled from 8,000 to 60,000. North West District Mayor Teo Ho Pin says he hopes for more growth in numbers as Singapore deals with an ageing population. National Development Minister Khaw Boon Wan and Dr Teo were among 5,000 residents who took part in a 3km brisk walk around the Woodlands area this morning.

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Some rare good ocean news! More Humpback Whales...

treehugger.com 19 Nov '11, 5pm

Scientists have recently come to the conclusion based on one of the largest ever studies on humpback whale populations tha...