Thursday February 11 2016
3 HR PSI 19
Singapore 31°C/25 °C
ST Index 2,582.100 -
Seven marathons, in seven continents, over seven consecutive days. No Singaporean had done this before, but cousins Ong Tze Boon, 47, and Ong Yu-Phing, 46, managed to pull off this remarkable feat last month. And they plan to run another marathon, in the North Pole, in April.
Eco-link @ BKE
The 62-m wildlife bridge, the first of its kind in South-east Asia, allows animals to cross safely between the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve and the Central Catchment Nature Reserve.
Inspiration seems to strike Mr Cheong Yock Wing at 3am, when most people are asleep. It jolts the 77-year-old retiree awake in his three-room flat in North Bridge Road, and he goes to work on his electric bicycle, studded with light-emitting diodes (LEDs).