27 May '11, 10am

COMMENTARY: Philippine history in Singapore: Manila (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Singapore is a short bus-r...

Manila (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Singapore is a short bus-ride from Kuala Lumpur, and I am tempted to hop on one for a change of pace. A four- to five-hour trip is about the same time a bus-ride takes from Manila to Baguio, the only difference being that the de-luxe, double-deck buses in Singapore are very comfortable and have everything from lounge and food to movies and wi-fi for those who find boring the sight of a continuous landscape of rubber trees along the route. While most Filipinos go to Singapore for work or shopping, I'm drawn to the so-called Lion City by its food, museums and history. Three years ago, with the president of Singapore, S.R. Nathan, we unveiled a memorial to Rizal on a patch of green outside the Asian Civilizations Museum (ACM) that commemorates Rizal's five visits in the late 19th-century, further underscoring the fact that the historic...

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