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Carlton Roast Meat - East Coast Road [Closed]

Unfortunately, Carlton Roast Meat at 237 East Coast Road is now closed. Their roast duck and char siew was superb. I would usually also buy the vada for an afternoon snack whenever I was there.  20 more words

Coffee Shop

Race to the Swift: State and Finance in Korean Industrialization (Studies of the East Asian Institute)

A comprehensive and original account of the rise of Korea’s developmental state, Race to the Swift by Jung-en Woo argues that Korea’s industrial growth is neither a miracle nor a cultural mystery, but… 20 more words

Ebook

North Korea steps up sanctions-busting: UN report

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UNITED NATIONS, United States (AFP) – North Korea is flouting tougher new UN sanctions with more ingenuous tactics, circumventing trade bans by relying on middlemen and front companies, notably in Malaysia and China, a report by UN sanctions experts says. 555 more words

Current Affairs

Iran complies with nuclear deal: UN watchdog

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VIENNA (AFP) – Iran is complying with a landmark atomic deal signed with major world powers in 2015, according to a report from the UN nuclear watchdog seen by AFP on Friday (Feb 24). 399 more words

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How to use less water to have more? Look to Europe

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For the first time in 17 years, Singapore is raising water prices. Specifics of the price hike have not yet been discussed, but the objectives are clear: to conserve water through lower use, to raise funds for building and maintaining water infrastructure, and to ensure our water needs will be met in the future. 812 more words

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Dubai to build world's first rotating skyscraper

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DUBAI • The city of Dubai plans to build the world’s first rotating skyscraper, which will give residents 360-degree views.

Scheduled for completion by 2020, the Dynamic Tower Hotel is the brainchild of architect David Fisher of Dynamic Architecture. 215 more words

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