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Where in the World: Singapore

Raymond Stellhorn

This week, we will visit a small island city-nation in the southernmost part of the Asian continent. Singapore is a modern, booming city that is an independent nation in its own right after being expelled from Malaysia in the 1960s. 275 more words


A taste for Singapore

Singapore, the land of dreams, at least in Asia. A surprise over night layover left me with the opportunity, even though short, to explore this City-State. 413 more words


Carter Discusses U.S. Rebalance to Asia-Pacific Region

By Jim Garamone
DoD News, Defense Media Activity

WASHINGTON, April 6, 2015 – U.S. re-emphasis on the Asia-Pacific region makes sense regionally and globally, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said at Arizona State University today. 924 more words


The Death of Lee Kuan Yew and What it Means for Democracy

The death of Lee Kuan Yew, who oversaw Singapore’s rise as Prime Minister from 1959 to 1990 from an Asian backwater to a global financial and economic hub, provides an opportunity to consider the extent to which people are willing to sacrifice civil liberties in the pursuit of economic gain. 1,216 more words

Heartland Singapore

Next year, Singapore is celebrating 50 years independence.  I hope to capture some photos about Singapore.  This is unlike the central business district, this is the residential area of Singapore.   21 more words