This is the kind of thing you see, and you go: only in Singapore. It’s a sign outside a disco near the river:It makes me think: unlike the injunction to enjoy in Sentosa, this one should be rather effective. It spells out what is banned in a very general way, thus opening up a space for forbidden practices that is pretty wide.
A gantry crane moves a shipping container at Kwai Tsing Container Terminal, operated by Hong Kong International Terminals Ltd. (HIT), a unit of CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd., in Hong Kong, China,(Photographer: Paul Yeung/Bloomberg) An App for That? APEC Looks to Blunt Trade Protectionism
Amid fears that trade barriers are going to increase, the largest bloc of Pacific Rim nations has come up with an idea to stem the protectionist tide: create an app. Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation members are planning to hold a 24-hour competition to design the app among 11 teams of software and web developers as a way to enliven proceedings of trade officials to be held in Hanoi, Vietnam on May 18-19.