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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


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

Thank You Readers!!

I wanted to take a moment, and THANK all of you!! Over the weekend I reached over 1k views of my blog, I am in utter shock that it has been this popular. 75 more words


Pulau Ubin

Sunday, June 23, 2014

The offshore island of Pulau Ubin is frozen in time.

A short 10 minute Bumboat ride will bring you away from the hustle and bustle of Singapore and onto a lush, tropical island where monkeys and wild board probably outnumber people. 282 more words

SEAS 2014