Tag Archives: Kampong Glam

BALLOON RUN TO CONTINUE WITHOUT BALLOONS AS THEY POST RISK TO WILDLIFE

However, the most important component of the run was scrapped, as the balloons are mot allowed to be used in the run. This was explained off as based on the potential impact the balloons will have on the environment. The authorities are not keen on the idea of the balloons could float away and end up as litter on Singapore's roads and waterways, and pose a risk to wildlife that may ingest the discarded material.

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A Palace Within A Kampong

Kampong Glam is built upon a mandala. This estate, which has been designated to Malays, amongst others, since 1823’s Jackson Plan, is also laid out according to the Hindu and Buddhist symbol of the universe. Its religious urban planning hearkens back to the pre-Islamic source of our naming, Singha Pura – Sanskrit for Lion City.

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