Media Coverage

Cross Island Line: Align interests of present, future generations

The Straits Times; Published on 7 Sep 2019

Through nature reserve or around? Residents, nature groups stick to guns on Cross Island Line paths

TODAY, Published on 3 Sep 2019

Cross Island Line: Running under nature reserve or skirting it both feasible, says LTASoil tests for MRT line in nature reserve mostly complete

The Straits Times; Published on 3 Sep 2019

The Cross Island Line: Testing Singapore’s green ambitions

ASEAN Today; Published  on 6 February 2019

2018

LTA statement on soil works leaves some questions unanswered

The Straits Times Forum; Published 2 Jul 2018

LTA elaborates on impact of soil tests

The Straits Times; Published 29 Jun 2018

More clarity needed on how soil works for Cross island Line affected animals in reserve: Nature groups

The Straits Times; Published 28 Jun 2019

Nature group seeks more information on impact of Cross Island Line site investigations

Today Online; Published 28 Jun 2018

Animal sightings alone not enough to gauge impact on their well-being

Today Online; Published 11 Jun 2018

Cross Island Line site investigations haven’t driven away rare animals from nature reserve, says LTA

Today Online; Published 9 Jun 2018

MRT soil probe: Steps to ease impact on wildlife working

The Straits Times; Published 9 Jun 2018

Should the Cross Island MRT line go under or around the nature reserve?

The Straits Times; Published 20 Mar 2018

LTA promises to release findings on how initial tests for the Cross Island MRT Line have affected wildlife

The Straits Times; Published 19 Mar 2018

Protect our environmental reserves like fiscal reserves

The Straits Times; Published on 30 Jan 2018

2017

Soil tests for MRT line in nature reserve mostly complete

The Straits Times; Published on 19 Oct 2017

Steps to beef up process of wildlife impact assessment: Desmond Lee

The Straits Times; Published on 26 Jun 2017

480 new species discovered in Singapore

The Straits Times; Published on 28 May 2017

《晨光第一线》5月2日

Mediacorp Channel 8; Aired on 2 May 2017

Site tests to assess impact of Cross Island Line begin at nature reserve

Today Online; Published on 23 Mar 2017

Investigative works for Cross Island Line begin

The Straits Times; Published on 23 Mar 2017

Investigation works of Cross Island Line started at Central Catchment Nature Reserve

The Online Citizen; Published on 23 Mar 2017

Tomb cave-in: Lapse in judgement found

The Straits Times; Published on 17 Mar 2017

Central Reserve soil works postponed

The Straits Times; Published on 14 Jan 2017

2016

Sustainability still key, with challenges ahead

The Straits Times; Published on 29 Dec 2016

A better way to assess harm to environment

The Straits Times; Published on 3 Nov 2016

Contracts awarded to 2 firms for Cross Island Line’s site investigation works

The Straits Time; Published on 25 Oct 2016

Why nature is catching on as “the thing to do” these days

Today Online; Published on 8 Jul 2016

Impact assessment process can be improved

The Straits Times Forum; Published 19 Jun 2016

LTA to put out tender to study direct alignment option for Cross Island Line

Channel News Asia; Published 8 Jun 2016

More measures to reduce impact of site surveys for Cross Island Line

Today Online; Published on 8 Jun 2016

Additional mitigation measures for train works after discussion with nature groups:LTA

The Straits Times; Published on 8 Jun 2016

Fresh appeal for Govt to bypass forest in building of MRT Line

Today Online; Published on 7 Jun 2016

More than 12,000 signatures to re-think MRT Line under Nature Reserve

The Straits Times; Published on 6 Jun 2016

The sounds of nature

The Straits Times; Published on 14 May 2016

Crossing lines at The Substation

The Straits Times; Published on 10 May 2016

Walking for the wild side

The New Paper; Published on 10 Apr 2016

Five animals that might be affected by the Cross Island Line soil investigation works

TimeOut Singapore; Published on 5 Apr 2016

Take a walk in MacRitchie forest and fall in love with nature

The Straits Times; Published on 1 Apr 2016

Activists oppose tunnel under Singapore forest

Reuters; Published on 25 Mar 2016

Singapore subway tunnel neat nature reserve stirs debate

Mail Online; Published 25 Mar 2016

Rainforest in the City

Reuters The Wider Image; Published on 25 Mar 2016

Water world: A look at 5 reservoirs in Singapore

The Straits Times; Published on 23 Mar 2016

Let’s develop Singapore while respecting nature: Nature Society president on Cross Island Line

Channel News Asia; Published on 19 Mar 2016

Singapore battles to keep a slice of green as conservation and urbanisation clash

Australian Broadcasting Corporation; Published on 15 Mar 2016

The Line

SIX-SIX.COM; Published on 11 Mar 2016

Beware our biases in policymaking

The Middle Ground; Published on 11 Mar 2016

Getting to the root of the problem

The New Paper; Published on 7 Mar 2016

Cross Island Line could save commuters 40 minutes: LTA chief

Channel News Asia; Published on 6 Mar 2016

Six minutes to save Singapore’s environment

Malay Mail Online; Published on 6 Mar 2016

Talking Point (Video)

Mediacorp Channel 5; Published on 3 Mar 2016

Frontline (Video)

Mediacorp Channel 8; Published on 4 Mar 2016

CRL issue highlights need for more debate on environmental decisions

Today Online; Published on 4 Mar 2016

Cross Island Line: All sides must keep an open mind

The Straits Times; Published on 4 Mar 2016

Publish environmental impact studies as a matter of course

Today Online Voices; Published on 2 Mar 2016

Key step needed in environmental assessment process

The Straits Times Forum; Published on 1 Mar 2016

Khaw fleshes out plan for new 30-station MRT line

The Straits Times; Published on 1 Mar 2016

Parliament: 6 things to note from Monday’s (Feb 29) debate

The Straits Times; Published on 29 Feb 2016

Cross Island Line a key node, so keep open mind

Today Online; Published on 29 Feb 2016

Parliament: Nature reserve highly sensitive, but impact of site investigation works can be mitigated, says Desmond Lee

The Straits Times; Published on 29 Feb 2016

Highlights from Parliament: Feb 29

Channel News Asia, Published on 29 Feb 2016

Two more years before decision on Cross Island Line: Khaw Boon Wan

Channel News Asia; Published on29 Feb 2016

Cross Island Line to have about 30 stations, with 600,000 trips made daily: Khaw

The Straits Times Published on 29 Feb 2016

Oral Reply by Minister for Transport Khaw Boon Wan to Parliamentary Question on Cross Island Line Alignment

Ministry of Transport News Centre; Published on 29 Feb 2016

Activists concerned over more damage to Central Catchment Nature Reserve

Yahoo News; Published on 26 Feb 2016

Cross Island Line: Singaporeans, not the government, should decide

Asian Correspondent; Published on 28 Feb 2016

Govt agencies may post environmental impact studies online in future

Today Online; Published on 26 Feb 2016

Engaging with stakeholders the way forward

The Straits Times Forum; Published on 26 Feb 2016

SMACK IN THE MIDDLE: Weighing the cost

The Middle Ground; Published on 25 Feb 2016

No lack of youth with idealism

The Straits Times Forum; Published on 23 Feb 2016

Extra $2bn for Cross Island Line to skirt nature reserve likely to be fraction of total cost: Experts

The Straits Times; Published on 23 Feb 2016

跨岛线争议:谁该搬家?

zaobao.sg; Published on 23 Feb 2016

$2b rerouting of CRL vs $4.3b rerouting of ECP-AYE

The Online Citizen; Published on 23 Feb 2016

Put $2 billion for realignment in context

The Straits Times Forum; Published on 23 Feb 2016

What about running MRT line above ground?

The Straits Times Forum; Published on 22 Feb 2016

Controversy over Cross Island Line: 9 questions about the MRT line answered

The Straits Times; Published on 22 Feb 2016

Cross Island Line: Govt studying route impact, has not made decision yet

Today Online Voices; Published on 22 Feb 2016

$2b extra cost if Cross Island Line skirts Central Catchment Nature Reserve

The Straits Times; Published on 22 Feb 2016

Cross Island Line sparks residents’ fears

The Straits Times; Published on 21 Feb 2016

Green pleas for MacRitchie

The Straits Times Lifestyle; Published on 21 Feb 2016

LTA releases environmental impact assessment report on Cross Island MRT line

Today Online; Published on 19 Feb 2016

LTA puts 1,000-page environmental study online after people complained it was inconvenient to access

The Straits Times; Published on 19 Feb 2016

Why make it so hard to read impact assessment report?

The Straits Times Forum; Published on 19 Feb 2016

Conservation has incalculable benefits for S’pore

Today Online Voices; Published on 20 Feb 2016

Let Govt do full study on Cross Island Line’s impact

The Straits Times Forum; Published on 18 Feb 2016

SMACK IN THE MIDDLE: Crossed island line

The Middle Ground; Published on 18 Feb 2016

Why Singapore’s forests are worth safeguarding

The Straits Times; Published on 18 Feb 2016

Love of nature versus speedier commute: Keep it in perspective

Today Online Voices; Published on 29 Feb 2016

跨岛地铁线可能穿越中央集水区 引发网民热议

Channel 8; Published on 17 Feb 2016

Channel 8 News Tonight (Video)

Published on 17 Feb 2016

CNA Singapore Tonight (Video)

Published on 17 Feb 2016

Saving forests may uproot residents instead

The Straits Times Forum; Published on 18 Feb 2016

Best solution may be difficult, but still worth considering

The Straits Times Forum; Published on 18 Feb 2016

Some sacrifice needed for progress of country

The Straits times Forum; Published on 19 Feb 2016

LTA speaking to those likely to be affected by the Cross Island Line

Channel News Asia; Published on 18 Feb 2016

Lessons to be learnt from construction of BKE

The Straits Times Forum; Published on 17 Feb 2016

What price will Singapore pay to balance progress, conservation?

Today Online Voices; Published on 17 Feb 2016

Preservation of primary forests should not be main concern

Today Online Voices; Published on 16 Feb 2016

No substitute for ‘natural monuments’ at MacRitchie

Today Online Voices; Published on 16 Feb 2016

Get priorities right in building the Cross Island Line

The Straits Times Forum; Published on 15 Feb 2016

Cross Island Line debate misses elephant in room

The Straits Times; Published on 16 Feb 2016

Call for ‘zero impact’ for MRT line under MacRitchie nature reserve

The Straits Times; Published on 14 Feb 2016

MacRitchie route for MRT line an irreversible error

Today Online; Published on 13 Feb 2016

Assessing MacRitchie’s Environmental Impact Assessment report

The Middle Ground; Published 11 Feb 2016

Tests on nature reserve must be conducted with care: Study

The Straits Times; Published on 11 Feb 2016

Impact of Cross Island work on MacRitchie significant without LTA mitigation measures

Today Online; Published on 11 Feb 2016

Cross Island Line site investigations will have moderate impact on nature reserve

Today Online; Published on 5 Feb 2016

Cross Island Line site investigation works to be modified to reduce environmental impact

Channel News Asia; Published on 5 Feb 2016

Measures to lessen impact of MRT works on S’pore’s largest nature reserve: LTA

The Straits Times; Published on 5 Feb 2016

2015

His final-year project looks at impact of new MRT line

The Straits Times; Published on 11 May 2015

2014

Environmental Impact Assessment of Cross Island Line begins

Channel News Asia; Published on 4 Jul 2014

Politicians must speak up on environmental issues: NMP Faizah Jamal

Channel News Asia; Published on 28 May 2014

Demand for environmental impact studies grows

The Straits Times; Published on 22 May 2014

“We may lose our last remaining natural heritage and rich biodiversity”

The Online Citizen; Published on 31 Mar 2014

Strengthening civil society in Singapore

Today Online; Published on 27 Mar 2014

LTA calls tender to evaluate Cross Island Line’s impact on nature

Today Online; Published on 25 Feb 2014

LTA calls tender to assess environmental impact of Cross Island Line

Channel News Asia; Published on 24 Feb 2014

No ordinary walk in the park

The Straits Times; Published on 17 Feb 2014

LTA receives Cross Island Line working group’s report

Channel News Asia; Published on 2 Feb 2014

2013

NGOs move to extend nature’s reach

Today Online; Published on 31 Dec 2013

Two firms fined for silt-filled water discharge

The Straits Times; Published on 21 Nov 2013

Nature Reserve worth more than cost to save it

Today; Published on 15 Nov 2013

Voices Today: Floods: a natural or man-made problem?

Mediacorp Channel 5; Published on 12 Sep 2013

Cross Island Line: LTA to study different paths, impacts on environment

Today Online; Published on 12 Sep 2013

Environmental Impact Assessment for Cross Island Line to start next year

The Straits Times; Published on 11 Sep 2013

Nature Society Proposes Alternative Route for Cross Island Line

Today Online; Published on 19 Jul 2013

Nature Society suggests different route for Cross Island MRT line

The Straits Times; Published on 19 Jul 2013

Nature Society proposes Cross Island Line alternate routes to save nature reserve

The Straits Times; Published on 18 Jul 2013

Singaporean eco-artist calls on LTA to re-route Cross Island Line

Yahoo! News; Published on 23 Jun 2013

Land Use Plan: The good, bad and ugly

The Straits Times; Published on 15 Jun 2013

LTA delays environment study

The Straits Times; Published on 12 Jun 2013

Nature groups to study impact of Cross Island Line

Today Online; Published on 12 Jun 2013

LTA begins talks with activists on environmental impact of Cross-Island Line

Channel News Asia; Published on 11 Jun 2013

LTA meets nature groups over Cross Island Line, study to be done on its impact

The Straits Times; Published on 11 Jun 2013

Protecting nature reserves a key consideration: LTA

The Straits Times Forum; Published on 31 May 2013

Cross Island Line: LTA will minimize environmental impact

Today Online; Published on 30 May 2013

Cross Island Line: LTA must be proactive in engaging stakeholders

The Straits Times Forum; Published on 29 May 2013

Rethink route of Cross Island MRT Line

The Straits Times Forum; Published on 29 May 2013

Route of MRT line a concern: Nature Society

The Straits Times; Published on 25 May 2013

A transportation plan that crosses the line

Today Online; Published on 20 May 2013

Studies for Cross Island Line to start

The Straits Times; Published on 6 May 2013

Nature forgotten in all the number crunching: NMP

Today Online; Published on 7 Feb 2013

MRT line across catchment area could affect an integral space

Today Online; Published on 12 Feb 2013

Assess impact on nature: NMP

The Straits Times; Published on 7 Feb 2013

Nature group concerned about impact of MRT line

Today Online; Published 4 Feb 2013

New Jurong rail line was mooted a decade ago

The Straits Times; Published on 18 Jan 2013

Cross Island Line is most ambitious yet

The Straits Times; Published on 18 Jan 2013

MRT network to double by 2030

The Straits Times; Published on 18 Jan 2013

Singapore to have two new MRT lines by 2030

Channel News Asia; Published on 17 Jan 2013

More new MRT lines to be built by 2030

The Straits Times; Published on 17 Jan 2013