Singapore Essays

The Impact of Domestic Politics on Singapore’s Society

The history of civil society resistance to Singapore’s dates back to colonial Singapore, when public goods were delivered to the Malays at the expense of the Singaporeans. (Mauzy and Milne, 157)This implies that an active civil society has been in view; therefore this convenes a message that policies would always be scrutinized, would go through long processes before ratification. The PAP remains an active part of the movement, although a group of civil society organizations and non-government organizations exist like…

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Swot Singapore Airlines

Strength • Singapore international airline culture is a corporate culture, their corporate culture encourage the labours to improve cabin services. The employee unions are clearly stabled in their work. They classified their employees unions according their employment. Company culture leads the SIA to get the competitive advantage. According to businessweek.com Michael Tan, SIA’s Senior Executive Vice-President (Commercial)’s statement their company culture is competing in the marketing lead front. • The Singapore airline’s image and reputation are shown high impact on…

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Singapore Society

1) the characteristics of Singapore (values that help the Singaporean survive) Competitive : education hub Cosmopolitan Multi-racial(reduce racism) Bilingualism (prevent misunderstanding/ understand each other better= respect) Nation of workaholics(based in the number of working hours per week) (Iceland, New Zealand, Taiwan, China, US, UK) Campaigns: 2010: speak good English(2000 started, but reinforced in 2010), National healthy lifestyle. Top cause of death (cancer @ 29.3%) 2) Geographical location and characteristics/ implications on Singaporeans’ way of life. strategic location: world’s biggest port…

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Japanese Occupation in Malaya

The Japanese invasion took place in 1942 and the occupation lasted until 1945. The whole of the Malay Peninsula and Singapore were captured by this Japanese in the middle of February 1942. Due to possible reason Japanese easily occupied Malaysia. Mainly, British were unprepared to face Japanese attack from south Singapore as that was where the British administration center. Also Japanese started to attacked from north (Kelantan) and take over Malaya states one by one. British faced delayed military aid…

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Market Entry Plan of South Beauty

1. Executive Summary South Beauty has setup 70 restaurants within 18 cities around China currently, all the units are profitable, that will accelerating the company expansion at mainland and exploring overseas markets. According to the South Beauty plan, the mainland operation keep for profit, but the exploration of international markets is mainly for branding. The company also creates a new brand called “Steam” to setup fast-food restaurants. Meanwhile, at the preparatory stage of cooking, the South Beauty plans to strengthen…

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Should Singlish Be Banned

Singlish has become the word of the tongue in Singapore. Walk along any street in Singapore, it is inevitable that you will hear someone speaking Singlish. Singlish, being one local feature of Singapore, is a language compromising of English-based language mixed with Chinese dialects as well was a few Malay. It has unmistakably brought some negative impacts on the process of speaking Standard English in Singapore, however, I do not think banning it is necessary now. Firstly, Singlish has already…

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Theme Parks Operations and Management

1. Introduction We decided to choose Universal Studios Singapore for our project topic because of its reputation. It’s the first Universal Studios in Southeast Asia, since it’s included within Resorts World Sentosa, it gained a lot of tourists from it. Universal Studios was already a big brand name with its very own movies, themes and more. Tourists are able to stay in Sentosa hotels and play in the park for a few days and that have drawn many tourists. Many…

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Integrated Resort

Resort is basically a place where people use for vacation, relaxation, or recreation. Since its purpose is to make people enjoying their time so most of the resort is built near scenery area, seaside, mountain, ski, or natural resources that has beautiful setting. Back in the days resorts used to only for people to get away from their hectic day and take a break to enjoy the nature or themselves. There were not many facilities that the resorts have to…

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Legal Issues in Singapore

Article: CCTV to put Singapore’s Leadership into 10-parter Documentary I came across an article recently on how China’s State Broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) is in Singapore to film a 10-part documentary on Singapore’s model of governance. The article reported on how the series, endorsed by China Vice Premier Xi Jinping, aims to provide with a blueprint for China’s incoming administration. Mr Xi has also mentioned about his admiration for how Singapore maintains a one-party dominant system in a prosperous…

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Discuss the Validity of This Statement

Racial Harmony is very important in a country like Singapore where many races and religions are required to live in a small island with a population of over 5 million. Therefore, in order to maintain the current racial harmony in Singapore, our government has implemented a number of policies. These include education policies such as the bilingual policy, the Ethnic Integration Policy at HDB as well as the ISA. I believe that the state measures implemented have not and are…

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Managing in a Global Economy

Hollister Co. is an American lifestyle brand by Abercrombie & Fitch Co. The company was launched by July, 2000. It is headquarter at New Albany, Ohio. Till 2012, Hollister already has 571 stores in the world [Appendix 1]. Like its parent company, Hollister sells casual apparel which include knit layers, tanks , graphic tees, polo shirt, plaid, classic, sweaters, hoodies, outwear, jeans, pants & shorts, skirts, dresses, sweatpants, and yoga; and the accessories which include totes, belts, socks, and fragrance….

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Limited Land Area in Singapore

Given the limited land available in Singapore, is it wise to set aside some areas as nature reserves? Out of 250 countries, Singapore is ranked the 194th in terms of land area. The fact that urbanization has eliminated most of our primary forest, our only remaining ones are sparse. So, the big question is, is it still wise to set aside some areas for nature reserves? My answer to this question would be yes. In Singapore, 23% of the small,…

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Singapore Travel Writing

The little island country of Singapore has many nicknames. “The Lion City”, “Little Red Dot”, “The Fine Country”, but her most famous nickname is “Disneyland with a death penalty”. Chewing gum, spitting littering, homosexual acts between men, jaywalking, and simply leaving the toilet unflushed are all illegal in Singapore. An intimidating place to visit indeed, you might think. But Singapore has that “Disneyland” in its nickname for a reason. With over one hundred shopping malls, eight nature parks, two integrated…

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Jack Neo

A very well-known filmmaker, Jack Neo is a commonly identified name that all Singaporeans will be able to relate to. Besides the 13 films that he has directed and some which he acted in, most Singaporeans will remember him deeply for his comedic cross-dressing role as Liang Po Po and Liang Xi Mei. His productions have certainly managed to capture the hearts of most Singaporeans as they are able to relate with his movies. He is arguably the most successful…

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Comparative Study on Singapore Vs Indian Higher Education System

Abstract: In the world of globalization almost every country in the world wants their education system to be the best, so their students can obtain the necessary skills and knowledge taught by the schools/universities that meets the challenges of the 21st century. The present article explores how Singapore and Indian way of higher education system works; in which way both the countries differ and how they are leading in the field of higher education and it also highlight the different…

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