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    MAJOR PROBLEM: SINGAPORE WATER SHORTAGE ISSUE Short history of Singapore: Singapore gained independence on 9th August in 1965 from the merger with Malaysia. After its separation from Malaysia, Singapore faces major problem in many areas. Singapore is a small island of area size of 718.3km square. Given her limited land capacity, Singapore face a severe lack of natural resources such as water. In the ’60s and ’70s, Singapore was heavily reliant on imported water from Malaysia and faced urbanisation

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    Religion Malaysia Malaysia is a multicultural country that comprises of Malays, Indians and Chinese. With the Malays being the largest community. The Malay language they use is Bahasa and they control the political fortunes of the country. Chinese make up one third of the country population, which comprise of Buddhist and Taoists, and speak different dialects. Indians would only make up 10% of the population and are mainly Hindu Tamils. Although Bahasa Malaysia is the official language, but most

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    Malay is a language spoken in Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Brunei, and Thailand. Malay comes from Austronesian languages which are divided into four groups. They are Indonesian, Malanesian, Autronesian, and Polynesian. Malay or Bahasa Melayu is a national language in Malaysia and it is used as a language instruction in education, in formal or informal settings or events. Malay and English language even differ in their origin and history. English comes from West-Germanic branch of Germanic in

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    Is Ancient Singapore a Civilization? Singapore’s previous Prime Minister, Lee Kuan Yew once said, “First, to understand Singapore, you’ve got to start off with an improbable story.” The story starts with Ancient Singapore, during the 14th to 16th centuries. However, historians are still asking questions regarding this period in Singapore’s growth. One of the main questions is, “Is Ancient Singapore a Civilization?” This essay will prove that Ancient Singapore was definitely a civilization as all

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    Our country, Malaysia is a small, tropical country that lies within South-East Asia. Although it is small, it has a number of things to boast about. And the most prominent among these things is its multiracial community. This is due to people of different races living together in harmony within the borders of this little country. This has shaped Malaysia into a melting pot of vastly different cultures and religions, creating diversity. However, the same cannot be said for the past few decades. This

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    Hannah Arendt's Analysis

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    According to Arendt, the accused was not a devil, but more of a "buffoon". Arendt saw Adolf Eichmann as a normal hard-working bureaucrat without "devilish-demonic depth". Obedience, a sense of duty and career thinking seemed to have motivated him much more than ideological fanaticism or low motives. He committed monstrous crimes without being a monster. “Arendt saw in Eichmann a disturbingly average man of middling intelligence. She didn’t see Attila the Hun in him but something she described as

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    AZYAN BT ROSLEY 125098 1) Discuss what purpose do the settings in the novel serve—London, the island of Isabella? The setting is the environment in which a story or event takes place. Setting can include specific information about time and place. Other than that, authors also usually use settings that are only descriptive. One of the examples includes ‘in the middle of the night with the sky filled with stars’. Often a novel or other long work has an overall setting, within which episodes or scenes

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    Task 2 (LO2) Executive Summary: Firstly, the Company taken for this assignment is the Arby’s fast-food. An internal and external analysis will be made on the above Company. Added to this, link between strategic positioning and marketing tactics in general and of the company will be discussed. Finally, the target market, product and services of what the company offers will be seen and Payne and Ballantyne Model is going to be discussed. Lastly, following the external analysis been made, strategic

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    The Elizabethan period, named after the greatest Queen of England - Queen Elizabeth I who ruled England during that time, is considered to be the most splendid age of the history of English Literature, the golden age of English history and one of the greatest periods of world history. It was a time of many changes and developments and remarkable feats were achieved during this time. But how different is it exactly from the present? At the same manner, how is it akin to the present? Monarchy was

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    I do not remember much about the first time I went to Buca di Beppo Italian Restaurant. The only thing I really recall about that evening was how much I enjoyed it. Since then, dining at Buca for my birthday evolved into a family tradition I have become very fond of. Buca di Beppo is anything but an ordinary Italian restaurant. The expansive menu of unique and delicious food is sure to please any palate. The detailed and cozy feel of the ambiance makes you feel at home every time you visit and the

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    The Bahamas

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    Bahamas News Article Kendall and Annie 3/16 The Bahamas consists of roughly seven hundred small islands, only thirty of which are inhabited. The nations total land and water area is 5,359 square miles, which is about the size of Connecticut. New Providence Island is home to the capital of the Bahamas, Nassau. The majority of the population lives here. Most of the islands are flat with low rocky ridges. These islands are surrounded by clear, shallow water and coral reefs. The Bahamas experiences

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    Analysis of International Operations of Boeing Company Background A brief look at Boeing’s history The history of Boeing Company goes back to 1916, when William E. Boeing founded Pacific Aero Products Co., after developing the single-engine B&W seaplane together with Conrad Westervelt. The company was later renamed as "The Boeing Airplane Company" in 1917 and, the company started by manufacturing boats for the US Navy, and later on manufactured aircrafts including pursuit planes, patrol bombers

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    SELF CONTROL In the 1960s, a Stanford professor named Walter Mischel began conducting a series of important psychological studies. During his experiments, Mischel and his team tested hundreds of children — most of them around the ages of 4 and 5 years old — and revealed what is now believed to be one of the most important characteristics for success in health, work, and life. The Marshmallow (Candy) Experiment The experiment began by bringing each child into a private room, sitting them down in

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    2.1. History: The first notorious recognition of the Newcastle disease (ND) is Java, Indonesia (Kraneveld, 1926). It was followed by an occurrence in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England (Doyle, 1927) thus coining the term for the disease. There are also some previous reports of similar illness in Central Europe as well (Hallas, 1912). Specifically, McPherson (1956), attributed the cause of mortality of all chickens in the West Islands of Scotland to be Newcastle disease in 1896. The ND might be such that

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    There is a group of students walking back and forth to classes. No one notices the boy lingering in the hallway. He is your average student with books in his hands, a bag slumped over his shoulders, and a smile on his face to lighten up the day. However, behind that smile, there is neglect, loneliness, and the label of being an outsider plastered on his forehead. No one acknowledged his existence, until his face was broadcast on the local TV channel. He committed suicide and the students finally

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    In Walt Whitman's poem Song to Myself, he stresses the importance of people, but more specifically himself. This of one of egocentric poems in human history as he begins with "I celebrate myself" (1:1). In some form or another, Whitman elaborates on Me, Myself, and I in all fifty-two sections of the poem. He mentions that "Welcome is every organ and attribute of me, and of any man hearty and clean, / Not an inch is vile, and none shall be less familiar/ than the rest" (5:20-23). But as he is enjoying

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    CRA: Anzaldua Borderlands In her poem “Borderlands,” Gloria Anzaldua strategically exposes readers to the true form of the Borderlands region as she conveys the internal incongruity that is rife with this state. As she characterizes the nature of the Borderlands, extending the idea of the Borderlands from a geographical region to an extensive social phenomenon, Anzaldua emulates an experience that is shared by many; conquered by fear. Anzaldua cogently employs the use of distinct structural elements

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    Why do some people remember things better than others? Some people are better at memorizing things than others. It is said that genetics makes up about half of your ability to remember. As one can’t change the genes one is born with, but one can improve memory by rehearsal as well as improvements in diet, sleep and fitness. Do you think we memorize things differently now compared to the past? Well, it is a tough question to answer. In my opinion, in past we use to remember only special things or

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    Colloquial Singapore English or Singlish is considered the lower quality of speech, featuring sentence structure with frequently dropped articles. Oppositely, Singapore Standard English is the higher quality of speech, with standard grammar (Tan 2008). The study presents four hypotheses. (1) Discussion participants who use Singlish will

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    Confucianism In Singapore

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    Confucianism has many influences on education of Vietnam and Singapore Originated from China, Confucianism, an ethical and philosophical system developed from the teachings of Chinese philosopher Confucius, is considered as one of the largest religions in Asia, concerned with the principles of good conduct, practical wisdom, and proper social relationship. Among Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries, Vietnam and Singapore are profoundly affected by Confucian ideas in many aspects

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