Indonesia screens for Zika virus as Singapore infections climb

Indonesia screens for Zika virus as Singapore infections climb

Indonesia is screening travelers from neighboring Singapore for the mosquito-borne Zika virus as the city-state reports a growing number of infections and its first case of a pregnant woman testing positive. Indonesian Health Ministry spokesman Oscar Primadi said Thursday that health officials are recommending that the Foreign Ministry issue an advisory against nonessential travel to […]

Inside Google’s Data Centers

Inside Google’s Data Centers

Google has just launched a new site that offers visitors a glimpse into the massive data centers that power Google. The site features photographs from inside some of the eight data centers that Google Inc. runs in the U.S., Finland and Belgium. Google is also building data centers in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore and Chile. […]

Haw Par Villa–Singapore’s Most Bizarre Theme Park

Haw Par Villa–Singapore’s Most Bizarre Theme Park

Haw Par Villa, originally known as the Tiger Balm Gardens, is a Chinese mythological theme park in Singapore that is home to some of the freakiest and demented statues ever. The park contains over 1,000 statues and 150 giant dioramas depicting scenes from Chinese folklore, legends, history and illustrations of various aspects of Confucianism. From […]