The Merlion statute, the symbol of Singapore

The D&O Diary ended its Asia Pacific itinerary with a final stop in the prosperous city state of Singapore. The primary purposes of my visit were to speak at the PLUS Singapore Professional Liability Symposium and to attend one very important dinner. My stop in Singapore was brief and I had only a short opportunity to look around the city. I did have a chance to see some of the city’s more famous sights, as reflected in the pictures below.
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2016-09-07 23.48.06aThe D&O Diary’s swing through the Asia Pacific region continued last week with a short stop in Singapore. The same hot and steaming conditions that prevailed in Hong Kong were also in effect in Singapore, although because Singapore is only about 90 miles from the equator, the conditions were the same but more so. Singapore is a small, wealthy city state. Its geographic size is comparable to that of New York City, although Singapore’s population (about 5.8 million) is less than that of New York (about 8.9 million); Singapore’s population is larger than every U.S. city other than New York.
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As part of its continuing efforts to extend educational and network opportunities to professional liability insurance professionals around the world, the Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS) will hosting professional liability symposia in Singapore and Hong Kong in September. The first of these two events will take place in Hong Kong on September 6, 2016. The second of the two events will take place in Singapore on September 9, 2016. For many reasons, I want to encourage as many industry professionals in these regions as possible to attend these events, as discussed further below.
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