Tag Archives: Singapore

News: Putin’s ‘Winter War’ Strategy, Singapore And Vietnam’s Gay Rights Gains

As winter approaches, we look at Vladimir Putin’s strategy in Ukraine and whether European solidarity can withstand soaring energy prices.

Plus: victories for gay rights in Singapore and Vietnam, the global impact of a strike at the UK’s biggest container port, and a check-in from the Formex interior design event in Sweden.

Morning News: Bulgaria & Poland Gas Cut, Singapore Politics, Venice Biennale

By shutting off gas to Poland and Bulgaria, Russia has made an aggressive move that may draw yet more European sanctions. How might the escalation end? 

The popularity of Singapore’s ruling party has slipped, a bit, so it has selected a kinder, gentler leader ahead of elections in 2025. And why the delayed Art Biennale in Venice was worth the wait

Design: ‘Structures’ By Foster + Partners (2022)

Our latest Structures book showcases the work of our structural engineering team through a selection of integrated projects including Apple Marina Bay Sands, Singapore; Tocumen International Airport, Panama; Le Dome Winery, France and more.

View the Structures book here: https://bit.ly/3uOtVja

Morning News: Taliban Surge In Afghanistan, Singapore & Chewing Gum

Sweeping rural gains made as American forces have slipped out are now giving way to bids for urban areas; an enormous, symbolic victory for the insurgents looms. 

Singapore has enjoyed relative racial harmony for decades, but shocking recent events have revealed persistent inequalities. And why chewing gum has lost its cool.

Views: How Singapore’s ‘Gardens By The Bay’ Was Constructed (Video)

The ‘Gardens by the Bay’ are home to 100,000 thriving plants–but for the entire setup to work, the designers had to figure out a way to protect the eerily-designed structures against the strong winds that hit Singapore.

The Gardens by the Bay is a nature park spanning 101 hectares in the Central Region of Singapore, adjacent to the Marina Reservoir. The park consists of three waterfront gardens: Bay South Garden, Bay East Garden and Bay Central Garden.

Travel Tour: The Streets & Landmarks Of Singapore

Singapore is the smallest state in Southeast Asia in terms of area and one of the smallest countries in the world. Along with Hong Kong, it is considered Asia’s most important business and financial centre.

00:04​ – View from Marina Bay Sands Hotel 00:11​ – Marina Bay with Marina Bay Sands Hotel and Skyline of Singapore 00:19​ – Raffles Place 00:27​ – Fullerton Hotel 00:30​ – Colonial District 00:38​ – Telok Ayer Park 00:42​ – Colonial District 00:57​ – Ann Siang Hill 01:04​ – Colonial District 01:12​ – Kampong Gelam with Sultan Mosque 01:43​ – Kampong Gelam 01:58​ – Haji Lane 02:28​ – Aerial View Buddha Tooth Relic Temple, Chinatown, Colonial District, Ann Siang Hill 02:35​ – Little India 02:58​ – Buddha Tooth Relic Temple 03:29​ – Chinatown 03:59​ – St. Andrew’s Cathedral 04:14​ – Victoria Theatre 04:21​ – Asian Civilisations Museum 04:25​ – National Museum 04:37​ – The Arts House of the Old Parliament 04:44​ – Parliament Singapore 04:47​ – Marina Bay Sands Hotel, Museum of Art and Science, Shopping Center 04:54​ – Marina Bay with Marina Bay Sands Hotel and Skyline of Singapore 05:03​- Marina Bay with Marina Bay Sands Hotel and Skyline of Singapore at night with fireworks 05:39​ – Jewel at Changi Airport