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Colonialism a cause to celebrate in Singapore | Asia Times

Colonialism a cause to celebrate in Singapore | Asia Times

Time and history are relative in Singapore. The city-state turned 50 in 2015, a Golden Jubilee celebrated with great ceremony and enthusiasm, all branded with merchandise, exhibitions and concerts. Just four years later, in 2019, Singapore will also become 200 years old, commemorating the bicentennial of its “founding.” Sir Stamford ...

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The government shutdown: What we know now

The government shutdown: What we know now

CLOSE Republicans and Democrats showed no signs of ending their standoff over immigration and spending Saturday as Americans awoke to the first day of a federal government shutdown. (Jan. 20) AP Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., walks to the chamber on the first morning of a government shutdown Jan. ...

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African safaris are the perfect unique vacations to take in 2018

African safaris are the perfect unique vacations to take in 2018

CLOSE Even The Terminator gets scared! Arnold Schwarzenegger s a video of his close encounter with an elephant during an African safari. Keleigh Nealon (@keleighnealon) has the story. Buzz60 Dianne Newcomer(Photo: courtesy) In Swahili, the word safari means “long journey,” and I think it is a perfect way to describe ...

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Echoes of Trump rhetoric in London

Last weekend, a small group of protesters disrupted a speech being given by London Mayor Sadiq Khan to the Fabian Society, a think tank promoting democratic socialism, until police were called in and finally intervened. One of the protesters carried an American flag along with anti-EU banners. “We want Brexit ...

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Watertown family finds trouble in paradise

Watertown family finds trouble in paradise

The first eight days of the Even family’s Hawaiian vacation were just as they had imagined: Warm sunny days, snorkeling in the crystal clear Pacific waters, hiking in Maui’s rainforest, laying on the beach and watching whales and sea turtles. The ninth day was a different story. Charlie and Cari ...

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Colonialism a cause to celebrate in Singapore

Colonialism a cause to celebrate in Singapore

Time and history are relative in Singapore. The city-state turned 50 in 2015, a Golden Jubilee celebrated with great ceremony and enthusiasm, all branded with merchandise, exhibitions and concerts. Just four years later, in 2019, Singapore will also become 200 years old, commemorating the bicentennial of its “founding.” Sir Stamford ...

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