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Tiger Cubs on the Prowl

What will Asia look like in 2020? If young Asians have their way, governments and companies will be more transparent and accountable; more children will go to...

Good Measure

By virtue of its location on level two of a forlorn industrial building in Singapore's staid Kallang River Basin precinct, you'd expect nothing but canteen...

The Singapore Story

My earliest and most vivid recollection is of being held by my ears over a well in the compound of a house where my family was then living, at what is now...

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...

Riding the Rails of Malaysia, in Singapore

The Tanjong Pagar railway station sits in the heart of the port district of Singapore, yet the frigid efficiencies of the city-state fell quickly away as I...

Meal Ticket to Ride in Singapore

Trust a Singaporean to declare that a city's history lies buried not in its museums or architecture but in its food. At least K.F. Seetoh makes a convincing...

With Casinos Set to Open, Singapore Rolls The Dice

When Las Vegas Sands threw a party last year to celebrate a milestone in the construction of its gambling resort on the shores of Singapore's Marina Bay, it...

Singapore's All Wet.

In Singapore, there is water everywhere and, belying the old adage, almost every drop can be drunk. Much of Singapore's water falls from the sky. Stand outside...

Room at the Inn: Capella Singapore

Capella Singapore whispers luxury in many tasteful ways, from the understated style of Lord Norman Foster's architecture to the 30-plus varieties of tea served...

Riding Out the Economic Storm in Singapore

The economic numbers could hardly appear more horrible for Singapore. Non-oil exports plummeted by 11% in March from the previous year, following even steeper...

Touring Singapore's Gastronomical Heritage

The irony is both sad and delicious. "The Little Nyonya", a Singaporean television serial about a Chinese Peranakan family that concluded in the middle of...

Laid Off in Singapore: Ex-Pats Have to Downsize

On the northern fringe of Singapore, overlooking the slate gray waters of the Johore Strait, the public-housing project where Anthony Fulwood lives is so far...