25m-tall tree falls on HDB block near Old Airport Road, no injuries reported

Today Online 3 Apr 19;

SINGAPORE — A tree fell on Block 97, Jalan Dua, near Old Airport Road, early on Wednesday (April 3) morning, causing some damage.

Lianhe Zaobao reported that the 25m-tall tree, which reached up to eight floors of the block, fell at around 5.25am during heavy rainfall.

The impact broke several windows and damaged some air-conditioning compressors, added the Chinese-language daily.

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Indonesia, US announce new marine conservation zones in North Maluku

Antara 3 Apr 19;

Morotai, N Maluku (ANTARA) - Three new Marine Conservation Zones (KKP) in North Maluku were declared by Indonesia and the United States to commemorate seven decades of diplomatic relations between both nations, specifically in the marine and fishery sector.

"Indonesia's marine resources are the most unique in the world. When we mark the 70th anniversary of our relations with Indonesia, we reflect on the success in partnership in the course of several decades, including protecting the biological diversity and improving Indonesia's precious marine natural resources. The unified efforts remain crucial for sustainable earning, given our resources, and for the welfare of the current and future generations," US Ambassador to Indonesia Joseph R. Donovan Jr remarked during the declaration on Morotai Island District, here, Wednesday.

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