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SINGAPORE: Far East Story

The teen-age gangs who swagger about New York's West Side—in the standard uniform of leather jacket, ducktail hairdo and handy switchblade—like to boast that...

SINGAPORE: Rise of the Reds

When outspokenly anti-Communist Lim Yew Hock took over as Singapore's chief minister nearly two years ago, many of the colony's more responsible citizens...

SINGAPORE: Step to Freedom

In Singapore last week, the British took the longest step towards self-government in 136 years of colonial rule. They staged the island colony's first really...

SINGAPORE: The Takeover

SINGAPORE The Takeover Down from the wall of Singapore's town hall came the portrait of Queen Elizabeth. Next day, shirtsleeved and Next day, shirtsleeved...

SINGAPORE: How to Catch a Millionaire

Out of the jungle 30 miles from Singapore one morning last week stumbled a tired, filthy, quaking figure. Inquisitive Singapore detectives found Rubber...

SINGAPORE: Through Channels

Several years ago, during World War II, the Japanese district commander at Butterworth, near Singapore, ordered the destruction of a local Hindu temple to...

DANGER ZONES: Tantrum at Singapore

DANGER ZONES Tantrum at Singapore U.S., British and French military men met last week for the first time to discuss a common strategy for defending Southeast...

SINGAPORE: The Quiet Man

A noisy combination of Communist fronts, from the powerful Students Union down to the Musical Brass Gong Society, has turned Singapore's first 18 months of...

Education: Murder in Singapore

It was Sunday afternoon, and the band of students who call themselves "The Chinese High School Singsong and Harmonica Corps" were practicing in a second-floor...

SINGAPORE: Free to Stay Free

For 140 years the British had patiently and profitably toted the white man's burden at Asia's steaming crossroads. They built an uninhabited, swampy island...

AVIATION: Pan Am to Singapore

This week the 42½-ton California Clipper sat down on the dirty, boat-infested waters of Singapore Harbor, thus completed the first scheduled Pan American...

Foreign News: Singapore

Ramsay MacDonald's Labor Government has abandoned the project (TIME, Dec 29) of the British Admiralty to construct a gigantic naval base at Singapore, the...

Singapore's Duxton Hill: Where to Eat

In a city packed with eat streets, hip Duxton Hill is emerging a firm favorite with Singaporean diners, thanks to its well preserved shop houses, paved streets,...

Yale Draws Flak for Its Singapore Adventure

To find the origins of Yale University, don’t go to New Haven, Conn., the New England city where this hallowed American institution sits. Instead, spin your...

Strategic Singapore.

For decades, Singapore has been tackling the growing pains of a booming Asian city. Fearful that it will become overrun with vehicles, the government has damped...

Singapore Online

Michael Yap, Singapore's information technology czar, confesses to two addictions: coffee and bandwidth. "I go crazy when I am at home," says the 38-year-old,...

Marina Bay: Singapore's Flashy New Neighborhood

Where the mouth of the Singapore river hits the sea, the Lion City's historic birthplace, a brand new multibillion-dollar city-within-a-city has arisen. Called...