Essays Tagged: "Singapore"

The New Economy

alley System" spreads across the countryand the world, with nodes in Boston, Austin, Helsinki,Singapore, and elsewhere.--Leading-edge users and their innovative applications have created the ...

(5 pages) 149 1 3.8 Sep/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

"Hamlet" by Shakespeare and "Once more to the lake" by E.B White.

n away with his wife; first to Borneo and then to Frankfurt where he was arrested and extradited to Singapore, the place where his investing activities transpired.People create problems for themselves ...

(5 pages) 82 0 4.2 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Hamlet

The comparison of policies to attract foreign talents for Singapore and New Zealand.

This passage is intended to compare the policies used by both Singapore and New Zealand governments to attract foreign talents to illustrate the importance of ove ... licies or strategies, but not to give right and wrong appraisal of the policies.Geography CharactersSingapore is a small island, stretched 42km from east to west and 23km from south to north, with a t ... d consists of two islands in the south-west of Pacific, the land area is about 400 times of that of Singapore, which is 270000 square km.PopulationSingapore has a population about 3.6m, consisting of ...

(2 pages) 48 1 3.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

A cultural study of Singapore.

When most people think of Singapore, their first thoughts are of the booming technology sector and strict laws. Singapore's te ... soon we will have to acknowledge this growing economic powerhouse.Less than two hundred years ago, Singapore was an undeveloped nation, with only 200 or so native Maylays. In 1819, it was established ... tion by the English, occupation by the Japanese, communism and a short merger with Malaysia. Today, Singapore has a booming economy and over four million inhabitants, mostly of Malay, Chinese and Indi ...

(7 pages) 158 0 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

US ASEAN Business Council

Singapore is the largest U.S. trading partner within ASEAN, and is the largest destination within th ... n ASEAN, and is the largest destination within the ten-country grouping for U.S. direct investment. Singapore is the tenth largest U.S. export market worldwide. With a population of four million, Sing ... ean markets, including Italy, Switzerland, and Spain. At the end of 1999, U.S. direct investment in Singapore stood at more than US$24 billion, primarily in high-tech manufacturing and services indust ...

(34 pages) 205 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

"Raffles' contribution to Singapore amounted to little more than permission for the formation of a British factory." How far do you agree with this statement? Explain your answer.

itish base at the southern tip of the Malaysian peninsula. It was also he who had a vision for what Singapore could become in its later years.He managed to convince Lord Hastings about Singapore's adv ... and potential to be a world renowned trading port. Without his persuasion and determination to gain Singapore, it would not have become a central attraction for traders and merchants in the region.Raf ...

(2 pages) 19 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

What are the main problems experienced by young people? How can these problems be solved?

ts roam the streets, appearing energetic and radiant. However, this is only part of the picture. In Singapore, many problems arise among teenagers. Yearly, figures of depression rates among teenagers ... parents influence. Today, tension between parents and youths is widespread within many families in Singapore. There are also cases of teens leaving their homes and not returning for a few days becaus ...

(7 pages) 111 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Challenges Facing Singapore's Workforce in the Future

Singapore is a small island city state in South East Asia with an area of approximately 648 km squar ... uare. Despite the inherent disadvantages of a small domestic economy and lack of natural resources, Singapore has established itself as one of the top trading nations in the world, and is consistently ... in the world, supported by an increasingly competitive workforce.However, will this trend continue? Singapore has a clear advantage in multiple sectors, among them the industrial and service sectors. ...

(3 pages) 71 0 3.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

A brief analysis and description of the uniqueness of Malaysian culture

s the cleanest country in the world (, 2004), the kiasu culture is extremely pronounced in Singapore (1994), and Thailand is known as the 'land of a thousand smiles' (Golfinasia, 2002). So, w ...

(4 pages) 64 0 3.8 Jun/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

SIngapore very good essay

SingaporeImportance & IntroductionSingapore is a small,646 km2, tropical island just S of Malays ... IntroductionSingapore is a small,646 km2, tropical island just S of Malaysia, 165 N of the equator. Singapore is located at the crossroads of international trade routes, Singapore is recognised as a m ... rossroads of international trade routes, Singapore is recognised as a major centre for global trade.Singapore provides international businesses with a total operating capability in a conducive busines ...

(3 pages) 93 0 4.2 Sep/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

An economic comparison of australia, cuba and singapore country, employment, quality of life, enviromental quality and government comparison (was a group assignment)

Country ComparisonAustralia Cuba SingaporeTotal Population 19 913 144 11 263 429 4 224 000Work Force 10 190 000 5 550 000 2 010 000Un ... ds and sets the prices of all goods. There is little chance for individual economic decision-making.Singapore has an open economy with strong service and manufacturing sectors and excellent internatio ... manufacturing sectors and excellent international trading links derived from its entrepot history. Singapore is located off the southernmost extremity of the Malay Peninsula to which it is linked by ...

(4 pages) 64 0 4.2 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics


re are many students from Vietnam who want to study in a foreign country. Some of them go to Korea, Singapore which is near Vietnam. The other ones go to England, France, or the USA because they think ...

(3 pages) 58 0 3.5 May/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Education destroys creativity. Is this true?

orld has gone through education in one way or another, be it home-schooling or attending school. In Singapore, it is compulsory for everyone to have at least six years of primary school education. The ... ideas. In lieu of having highly structured learning formats that constrain the expression of ideas, Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong encourages all schools to adopt a "Teach less, learn more ...

(3 pages) 54 0 3.8 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Legalizing Prostitutions: Central Idea:To persuade my listeners that prostitution should be legal.

cedence, religious influence and politics made each country select how to handle it in its own way. Singapore, Korea, Philippines and Thailand sex for money is open and commonplace. I can attest to th ... XIran X X X XIsrael X X X XMexico 0.13 0.13 0.6 1.5Netherlands 0.01 0.1 11.0 0.7Saudi Arabia 0 0 X 1Singapore X X X XUnited Kingdom 0.01 0.14 25.2 1.1United States 0.05 0.32 50.6 6.4I. Health-Safety I ...

(6 pages) 86 0 2.2 Aug/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Bancassurance in India

xample, bancassurance accounted for 24% of new life insurance sales by 'weighted' premium income in Singapore in 2002. This is a significant increase on the equivalent 2001 statistic of 15% and is as ... T infrastructure, this can really do wonders.Other developing economies like Malaysia, Thailand and Singapore have already taken a leap in this direction and they are not doing badly. There is already ...

(17 pages) 57 0 3.7 Dec/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Keppel Land - Analyst Report - Residual Income Valuation

, it is possible for 10% increase in demand to produce a 50% increase in supply. It has happened in Singapore as well when the property value's reached their peak in 1997 only to fall by 40% in 2004.* ... he real estate sector is a big money making sector but with very few big competitors, especially in Singapore. Keppel Land's property contains elements of serviced apartments to retail complexes to ho ...

(17 pages) 135 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Economics: Lenders

mented by borrowing from overseas financial systems, these include New York, Tokyo, London, Zurich, Singapore and Hong Kong. Banks and financial intermediaries from overseas lend funds to Australian B ...

(2 pages) 45 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Capital Punishment should be abolished

e world. It is not fair that someone in England can kill someone and not die themselves, whereas in Singapore that's a different matter, and the murderer is given a death penalty.But it is not really ...

(1 pages) 1647 1 2.6 May/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Singapore Ministry of Transport: From the then till now

remained to sort out the land, sea and air transport, and telecommunications and postal services of SingaporeEffective 3 Jun 1999, MINCOM was expanded and renamed Ministry of Communications & Info ... over by the MCIT from the Ministry of Trade and Industry.The NCB and Telecommunication Authority of Singapore (TAS) merged to form a single statutory board, currently known as the Infocomm Development ...

(4 pages) 28 0 4.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Jose Rizal Trial and Execution

lippines and were blaming him for it. News of Rizal's predicament reached his friends in Europe and Singapore. They dispatched telegrams to an English lawyer in Singapore to rescue Rizal from the Span ...

(4 pages) 38928 0 4.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History