City of birds

By Rosalind Chua

October 2010 COVER STORY
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“ Zero tolerance” is not the way things seem to get done in our part of the world. In striking ways, a “look the other way” policy is more common. George Town’s chutzpah has encouraged enterprise and innovation but often at the cost of good longterm planning and sustainable development. Urban swiftlet breeders are the latest group to come under fire — victims of their own success.George Town, the far-flung outpostOVER 200 YEARS have passed since Captain Francis Light of...

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