July 12, 2007
Daniel Chin said:
Since antiquity, there is an old Angsana tree in Singapore. It is a valuable tree. So valuable that it has earned itself immunity: it was ruled that the tree is not to be chopped down if it is in the way of construction; instead it will be moved and transplanted under the guidelines issued by the authority overseeing trees. However, things took a twist of turns a few years back.
Recommended by Anonymous Coward: "A simple road diversion which tossed out the epitome of political bureaucracy. "