The Queen visited Singapore in 1972, 1989 and 2006, when she attended events ranging from state banquets hosted by Singapore’s leaders, to meeting with students at Townsville Primary School and residents living in Toa Payoh.
Here are some of the highlights of her visits in 1989 and 2006:
On a fateful Sunday, two individuals sprang into action upon spotting a distressed woman in immediate peril. A video making its rounds on social media depicted a tense moment when a woman stood perilously close to the edge of the parapet behind the railings at Dhoby Ghaut MRT station that very afternoon. In an act…
The irony of having too many salmon as global populations fall is not lost on locals, who have seen the pristine Tana River littered with the rotting corpses of an invasive Pacific species that is pushing out the local Atlantic breed
“Do you have nasi lemak goreng in Singapore?” I curiously queried Aaron, my colleague and go-to guide on Singaporean cuisine. He shook his head no in response. The first thought that came to my mind was “Dang, the Singaporeans are missing out.” I recalled the rather hazy first time I was introduced to this sinful, […] The post Chef Fauzey Nasi Lemak Goreng: Ex-hotel chef attracts dinner crowds for nasi lemak goreng & juicy ayam goreng berempah appeared first on SETHLUI.com.
The future of US aid for Ukraine hangs in the balance after a last-gasp deal to avoid a government shutdown, despite President Joe Biden's attempts to reassure Kyiv it will get what it needs to fight Russia.Biden and his Democratic party say America has a duty to help Ukraine stand up to Russian President Vladimir Putin's brutal invasion, warning that a failure to do so could embolden other autocrats in the future.
Indonesia is launching Southeast Asia’s first high-speed railway, a key project under China’s Belt and Road infrastructure initiative that will cut travel time between the capital and another major city from the current three hours to about 40 minutes. The project has been beset with delays and increasing costs, and some observers doubt its commercial benefit, but President Joko Widodo has championed it and will be inaugurating the 142.3-kilometer (88.4-mile) railway as it begins commercial operations Monday. The Chinese-made bullet train, called “Whoosh,” will connect Jakarta with Bandung, the heavily populated capital of West Java province.
For anyone unfamiliar with the structure of Malaysian night markets, most locals visit our pasar malams for the primary purpose of purchasing groceries, specifically fresh produce. You might notice that a lot of the tents shielding vendors from the bright sun and heavy rain are labelled with “pasar tani”, short for “pasar petani”. In English, […] The post 10 pasar malams in JB that are rated 4 stars & above appeared first on SETHLUI.com.