Media Coverage

Central Reserve soil works postponed
The Straits Times; Published on 14 Jan 2017

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