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and Gravosa (Dubrovnik) before returning to Trieste on 30 August 1859. Media career McManaman first got a taste for media work in 2005 after he became active as a freelance media (Mass media) commentator (sports commentator) and pundit, providing analysis to ITV for the 2005 UEFA Champions League Final, in which he provided the analysis as his old club Liverpool won the trophy. McManaman then went on to take up opportunities for Asia's largest football broadcasters, ESPN Star

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, supported by an executive team. The Executive Chairman of the Board is the Burmese professional golfer Kyi Hla Han. In India, the land where Buddhism was born, the religion has severely declined over the past centuries. The decline started after foreign invasions of India, starting Islamic invasions in the early first millenium, which established rule over North India, leading to gradual decline of Buddhism from the country. Many unique works related to the religion, particularly Nalanda University were destroyed by the conquerors, since the religion was particularly concentrated in North India. Most followers of Buddhism do not belong to structured congregations nor practice publicly making it difficult to accurately estimate the number of worldwide practitioners with some estimates reporting between 350 million to perhaps over one billion Buddhists throughout the world. U.S. State Department's International Religious Freedom Report 2004;; Garfinkel, Perry. “Buddha Rising.” National Geographic DEC. 2005:88 – 109.; The CIA World Factbook Gary Gach. '' The Complete Idiot's Guide to Understanding Buddhism ''. Alpha, 2004. ISBN 1-59257-277-4. Commons:Category:Singapore Wikipedia:Singapore Dmoz:Regional Asia Singapore

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journal journal Lancet year 2004 volume 363 issue 9414 pages 1017–24 title A large focus of naturally acquired ''Plasmodium knowlesi'' infections in human beings author Singh B, Lee KS, Matusop A, Radhakrishnan A, Shamsul SSG, Cox-Singh J, Thomas A, Conway DJ doi 10.1016 S0140-6736(04)15836-4 pmid 15051281 but there are also reports on the Thai-Burmese border. One fifth of the cases of malaria diagnosed in Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo

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serves mainly residents of the Bukit Batok neighbourhood. Very near to this station is West Mall and at this station houses NTUC FairPrice. # '''Deja Vu''' - James Burke provides evidence that history does repeat itself by examining the likes of black and white movies, Conquistadors, Peruvian Incas (Incas), small pox, settlements that look like Spain's cities, the gold abundance ending up in Belgium, Antwerp, colony Exploitation#Economics exploitation

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-962-201-914-0 year 2001 accessdate 27 February 2011 and the variety of food representing different ethnicities is seen by the government as a symbol of its multiculturalism.

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of the episode both meet again in the present day, acknowledging their brief encounter. Interest in RMA and the structure of future United States armed forces is strong within the China's (People's Republic of China) People's Liberation Army and incorporated to current Chinese strategic military doctrine. Many other militaries have researched and considered RMA as an organizational concept, including Canada, United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Sweden, Australia, New

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Singapore's burgeoning waterfront renaissance. CH2M HILL assisted in reconstruction efforts along the US Gulf Coast (Gulf Coast of the United States) in the wake


;Greene Jeffrey. Moline, Karen. 2006 (2006) The Bird Flu Pandemic. ISBN 0312360568. Other authors are less certain. Belshe Robert. 2005 (2005) The Origins of Pandemic Influenza. New England Journal of Medicine 353:2209-2211. The virus was first identified in Guizhou. Goldsmith, Connie. 2007 (2007) Influenza: The Next Pandemic? 21st century publishing. ISBN 0761394575 It spread to Singapore in February


'''Singapore''' ( Singapore is separated from Peninsular Malaysia by the Straits of Johor to the north, and from Indonesia's Riau Islands by the Singapore Strait to the south. The country is highly urbanised, and little of the original vegetation remains. The country's territory has consistently expanded through land reclamation.

The islands were settled in the second century AD and subsequently belonged to a series of local empires. Modern Singapore was founded (Founding of modern Singapore) in 1819 by Sir Stamford Raffles as a trading post of the East India Company with permission from the Johor Sultanate. The British obtained sovereignty over the island in 1824, and Singapore became one of the British Straits Settlements in 1826. Occupied by the Japanese (Japanese occupation of Singapore) during World War II, Singapore became independent from the United Kingdom in 1963 and united with other former British territories to form Malaysia, from which it was expelled two years later through a unanimous act of parliament. Since then, Singapore has developed rapidly, earning recognition as one of the Four Asian Tigers.

Singapore is one of the world's major commercial hubs, with the fourth-biggest financial centre and one of the five busiest ports (World's busiest port). Its globalised and diversified economy depends heavily on trade, especially manufacturing, which represented 26 percent of Singapore's GDP in 2005. In terms of purchasing power parity, Singapore has the third-highest per capita income (List of countries by GDP (PPP) per capita) in the world but high income inequality (List of countries by income equality). It places highly in international rankings (International rankings of Singapore) with regard to education, healthcare, and economic competitiveness. Approximately 5.4 million people live in Singapore (June 2013), of which approximately two million are foreign-born. While Singapore is diverse, ethnic Asians predominate: 75 percent of the population is Chinese (Chinese Singaporean), with significant minorities of Malays (Malays in Singapore), Indians (Indians in Singapore), and Eurasians (Eurasians in Singapore). There are four official languages, English, Malay, Mandarin, and Tamil, and the country promotes multiculturalism through a range of official policies.

Singapore is a unitary multiparty parliamentary republic, with a Westminster system of unicameral (Unicameralism) parliamentary government. The People's Action Party has won every election since self-government began in 1959. The dominance of the PAP, coupled with a low level of press freedom (Press Freedom Index) and suppressed civil liberties and political rights (Freedom in the World), has led to Singapore being classified as a semi-authoritarian regime (Democracy Index). One of the five founding members of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN), Singapore is also the host of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Secretariat, and a member of the East Asia Summit, the Non-Aligned Movement, and the Commonwealth (Commonwealth of Nations). Singapore's rapid development has given it significant influence in global affairs, leading some analysts to identify it as a middle power. Loo BF (2005) Transforming Singapore's Military Security Landscape: Problems and Prospects, ''allacademic'' Tan ATH (1999) Singapore's Defence: Capabilities, Trends, and Implications, ''questia''

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