Life In Singapore: Singapore Ranked 23rd in Global Peace Index 2009

Peace_And_Love_by_no_oxygen Singapore was ranked 23 out of 144 countries in the Global Peace Index (GPI). Achieving a score of 1.533 out of 5 (the lower the score, the more peaceful the country), this year’s showing is 6 places higher than in 2008. It is the second most peaceful country in Asia, preceded only by Japan. New Zealand, Denmark and Norway form the three most peaceful countries in the world. Conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit, this is the third edition of the GPI – a study that ranks countries around the world according to their peacefulness and the drivers that create and sustain their peace.

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Snapshot: ‘Visit’ to the National Eye Centre

So yesterday, I had an appointment at the Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC) near Outram MRT Station. I’ve been having an annoying eye infection for the last week, and before I actually go blind, I thought I’d better go see a specialist.

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