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S'pore green hotels to amaze even vine-swinging Tarzans

Singapore eco-frienfly hotels review: cows in Little India, COMO room, wall art; and EDITION's green lobby

(From left) Happy cows, Little India; COMO hushed room with orange splash; Wall art is everywhere from Arab Street and Haji Lane to Little India; Lush green interiors at EDITION/ photos: Vijay Verghese


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The JW BKK GM believes people are the secret sauce


Maldives: sun tans and power

These blue-water islands are going green. A review.

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Two decades of piffle and predictions

Author - Vijay VergheseOur mutterings, prescient, moronic or just plain wrong, over 20 years. From SARS and Pui Pui the crocodile to hotel brands, mergers, space travel, the death of the hotel GM and the return of the Masked People fighting asphyxiation and hideous garlic breath.

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