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Jewelry Seller in Little India

Singapore's Little India

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

Bells tinkle. Colorful saris swirl. The scent of spicy curry is in the air. I'm spending the afternoon in Singapore's Little India.

Destinations: Singapore
Topics: Culture | Food | Economy | People | Adventure | Religion | Fashion | Performing Arts | Art | Traditions
Kuala Selangor Leaf Monkeys

Kuala Selangor Fireflies

fareeda alhady - aginghippie [80]

Travelogue with loads of pix. Enjoy!

Destinations: Malaysia | Turkey | Indonesia | Macau | Singapore | Vietnam | Mongolia | Cambodia | Thailand | Japan | Bhutan
Topics: Travel | Festivals | Music | Ecotourism | Economy | Food | Culture | People | Photography | Beaches & Resorts | Fashion | Shopping | Nature

Southeast Asia gears up for palm oil boom

Agence-France Presse AFP - Global [28,681]

Governments and companies have been scrambling to cash in since palm oil prices jumped last year due to spiking demand from China, India and Europe, where biofuels should comprise 10 percent of motor fuels by 2020.

Destinations: Malaysia | Indonesia | Thailand | Singapore
Topics: Economy | Agriculture

motorbike trip

stella john - blues [59]

  I was in YOGYAKARTA, 11 May 2006 - It was a beautiful afternoon, and I decide to grab my stuff for a trip on the motorbike within the borders of the province of Yogyakarta. Helmet, keys and a...

Destinations: Indonesia | Thailand | Singapore
Topics: Food | Economy | People | Adventure | Festivals | Beaches & Resorts | Performing Arts | Music
To Have and Have Not: Southeast Asian Raw Materials and the Origins of the Pacific War

No Blood For Rubber

Kenneth Champeon - kchampeon [19,701]

Review of Jonathan Marshall's To Have and Have Not: Southeast Asian Raw Materials and the Origins of the Pacific War, University of California Press, 1995.

Destinations: Japan | Singapore | Vietnam
Topics: Economy | 20th Century History | War & Conflict
An artificial fish adorns a tropical fish aquarium at Singapore's Qian Hu Corporation.

There's gold in fish for top Singapore breeder

Agence-France Presse AFP - Global [28,681]

Few people would consider his business glamorous but Kenny Yap, Singapore's king of ornamental fish breeders, is not bothered at all because he has struck gold. Last year, when many Singaporean...

Destinations: Singapore
Topics: Economy | People

A World of Its Own

Samantha Brown - sbrown [779]

Was that gleaming green and beige train, that symbol of romance, mystery and luxury, deliberately placed at the platform furthest from the waiting room at Bangkok's Hua Lamphong railway station? I...

Destinations: Kuala Lumpur | Malaysia | Thailand | Singapore | Bangkok
Topics: Food | Economy | Travel
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