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TravelTuesday Picture of the Week – Youth Olympic Games Flag and Singapore National Flag

This is a big week for Singapore! Yesterday was National Day, which was celebrated with a parade and fireworks. And on Saturday, the inaugural Youth Olympic Games will be having its opening ceremonies (which I will be attending). All over Singapore, the Singapore flag, the Youth Olympic Games flag, and other related paraphernalia have been...

TravelTuesday Picture of the Week – Singapore Nationalism

In anticipation of Singapore’s National Day on 9 August (Monday next week), residents of HDB (Housing Development Board) buildings like this one have taken to hanging Singapore flags outside their flats. It’s an awesome sight, one which (sort of) inspires a kind of patriotism in even the non-citizen. What inspires Singaporeans to hang up their...