The Singapore government's obsession with global recognition ignores cartooning's highest honors

The Singapore government's obsession with global recognition ignores cartooning's highest honors

QZ.com 24 Jul '17, 10am

Singapore’s government rarely misses a chance to display its country’s world-beating credentials. Various rankings , some handily compiled by a government investment agency , show it’s the world’s easiest place to do business, it’s among the globe’s safest countries, and its people are some of the Earth’s healthiest. The government has not trumpeted the country’s most recent plaudit: an illustrated history of the nation by cartoonist Sonny Liew that won three Eisner Awards , the cartooning world’s most prestigious prize. Liew’s victories, for the graphic novel, “The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye,” also make him the first Singaporean to be ...

In Singapore, an entire street dedicated to satay

edition.cnn.com 24 Jul '17, 11pm

(CNN) — Every night at 7 p.m., Singapore's Boon Tat Street channels the spirit of the 1950s -- before the city state's skyscrapers stole the ...

Singapore: Consultation Exercise on Draft Cybersecurity Bill

jdsupra.com 24 Jul '17, 10pm

The unveiling of the draft cybersecurity bill sheds light on proposed cybersecurity compliance standards and the broad, sweeping powers of Si...

TFTCS " technology "Self-driving buses and robot aides could double Singapore's GDP

bloomberg.com 24 Jul '17, 10pm

Singapore's drive to become a global high-tech hub has seen the government, agencies, and companies actively encourage the study and implemen...

Chelsea cool off during pre-season break in Singapore : Chelsea have taken a break fr..

dailymail.co.uk 24 Jul '17, 9am

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Hygge Café – A Picturesque Danish-inspired Space to Relax in https://t.co/D2KcVnwSUl

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misstamchiak.com 24 Jul '17, 11pm

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9 dishes Saransh Goila tasted while in Singapore, and so should you - India Today

9 dishes Saransh Goila tasted while in Singapore, and so should you - India Today

indiatoday.intoday.in 24 Jul '17, 8am

Saransh Goila travels a lot, and it's all about food. Earlier this year, he took a road trip from Delhi to Bangkok, tasting everything the pl...

The Surprising Maths Behind Your Dream Holiday

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camemberu.com 24 Jul '17, 4pm

When budgeting, it is also important to think about what it is you really want to get from the holiday of your dreams. Is it the place that i...

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Singapore Additive Manufacturing Cluster gets $13.2M medical facility

3dprintingindustry.com 24 Jul '17, 1pm

Singapore’s National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Cluster (NAMIC), the National Universi...

Wushu Performance In Singapore – International Gold Medalist Team

liondancesingapore.co 24 Jul '17, 2pm

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