Beekeeper pushing for greater protection of Singapore's bee population

Mr Xavier Tan with rescued honeybees. ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN
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SINGAPORE - For years, conservationist Xavier Tan has been trying - and failing - to convince people and pest control companies that beehives should be relocated instead of exterminated.

So, last month, Mr Tan, 55, started a petition calling for greater protection of local bees under an existing law.

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