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Taking notes 45: Singapore radical: Lee Kuan Yew

by Sanjay Perera

Old age hath yet his honour and his toil;

Death closes all: but something ere the end,

Some work of noble note, may yet be done,

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Flick of a wrist, stroke of a brush. - Art Paris, Art Fair 2015

The Rich and pretentious of Paris filed into the Grand Palais to stroll through popular contemporary art on sale. Between 26-29 March, works by both renowned and by upcoming artists from around the world were featured, meticulously curated in neat booths filling the mighty Grand Palais, in central Paris. 150 more words

Why a country's average height is a good way of measuring its development | The Guardian

I spotted this 20 years ago when I first travelled in Asia and then lived Japan for two years. In Japan in 1995, each generation of Japanese was head and shoulders taller than the last. 81 more words

Health Economics

Singapore and Turkey

Tomorrow is the last day of our International Shout Outs before the weekly wrap up so if you want me to rep your country stop by the PBS Blog! 21 more words


Air Conditioning in Singapore

In a 2009 interview┬áLee Kuan Yew was asked what the secret to Singapore’s success was. Apart from achieving a state of multi-cultural tolerance Lee identified one interesting factor: 670 more words

Yang tertinggal dari Singapura

Kalo mau ke Singapura kemana aja sih? Bawa uang berapa? Menginap di mana?

Tenang.. Tulisan ini tidak akan memberi tahu anda mengenai detail perjalanan ke Singapura tapi sebagai pengingat diri sendiri, dan mungkin anda para pembaca, agar tidak mengulangi beberapa kekhilafan yang saya lakukan. 756 more words


open relationship?

“what do you think of open relationship?”

so a while ago, S asked me this really random question, without any thought about it, i told him i was cool about the idea. 548 more words