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YOG: The greatest show on earth (after Kim Young Il’s birthday celebrations) August 16, 2010

Filed under: Life In Singapore — ilcourtilcourt @ 11:17

$290m is a relatively small amount of money for the government to commit and, while the Games were never going to generate much coverage outside the city-state, they will undoubtedly help promote Singapore as a major international tourism and events centre among the nearly 5,000 athletes, officials and assorted hangers-on who have come from all over the world.

What I do, however, find funny is the heavy-handed attempt by the Singapore establishment to make the kids Olympics sound like the greatest show on earth.

via Singapore gets all Stalinist over Youth Olympics – Asian Correspondent.


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