04. 391 Orchard Road

Notes

The aborted Philippine Independence Day celebration was criticised for using the Singapore skyline in its logo. Luxury watchmaker Hublot used the skyline in its logo for an event in the same place, with no fallout.

 

 

Going deeper

  • Geographer Elaine Ho has written about Singaporeans’ anti-immigrant sentiments in “Cosmopolitanism Disposition”, an essay in the volume Living with Myths, edited by Loh Kah Seng, Thum Ping Tjin and Jack Meng-Tat Chia (Ethos Books, 2017). Here she is talking about that chapter.

 

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