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Sunseap, which has installed solar panels atop some 800 buildings here, has signed a landmark solar power deal with Apple that will start in January next year. In the first such arrangement in South-east Asia, Apple will buy solar energy harnessed from panels on other buildings to supplement its needs.PHOTO: SUNSEAP

SINGAPORE - Tech giant Apple is going all out to tackle climate change, turning to solar power to run its entire Singapore operations, including its upcoming Apple Store in Orchard Road.

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Singapore's military personnel prepare their Chinook helicopter for an operation to help battling the forest fires at the airbase in Palembang, South Sumatra, Indonesia on Oct. 11, 2015. (Photo: AP)

SINGAPORE: Even though Singapore’s fire-fighting mission in Indonesia has ended, the work to tackle the root causes of the haze-causing fires is not over, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said on Sunday (Oct 25).

Read more: Singapore will continue working to tackle root causes of haze-causing fires: MFA

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Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam at a tree-planting even in Nee Soon. (Photo: Kenneth Lim)

SINGAPORE: Protecting the environment and being "green conscious" is important for a small place like Singapore, especially in the face of high costs of alternative forms of energy, said Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam.

Read more: 'Green consciousness' is important for Singapore: K Shanmugam

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