Stories about Singapore from March, 2009
Everybody is trying hard to cope with the global economic crisis. Bloggers are offering survival tips to their readers. Businesses around the world are adjusting. Some are even profiting from the crisis. In this post, I will feature individuals and companies exerting their very best to overcome the recession.
Miss Loi writes how the Merlion, Singapore's national icon, has been desecrated over the years.
According to an international survey, Singapore is the 10th costliest city to live in the world.
Today the world seems flat. From Asia and Africa to Europe and the Americas, the people of the world are experiencing the traumatic effects of a global economic recession. This post is an attempt to describe the social impact of the great financial crisis as seen and felt by ordinary citizens around the world.
Pravit Rojanaphruk writes about the lack of knowledge of Southeast Asians about their neighbors in the region.
Rising cases of dengue fever, chikungunya, bird flu and ebola viruses were reported in several Southeast Asian countries in the past two months. Relax, there are no pandemic threats. Not yet, anyway.