Singapore’s founding Prime Minister, Lee Kuan Yew, committed to making his country a City in a Garden. Greenery was prioritised, trees planted and pruned, parks designed near every major conurbation.

Today there are other green shoots that are vital – those of innovation and economic growth. The nation is facing its greatest challenge since independence, as the pandemic ravages trade routes, industries and the health of the population.

GovInsider has created a Virtual Reality tour of the beautiful Cloud Forest in Singapore’s stunning Gardens by the Bay. Explore this space to see some of the beauty of a garden city, and stumble across innovation ‘green shoots’ in the flowerbeds as you go!