Singapore: Preview of the New Jerusalem? By Darrow Miller

Singapore, identified by its people as the “Garden City,” is one of the most beautiful cities in the world.It has not always been so.   On August 9, 1965, when Singapore gained independence from Malaysia, it was a dirty, crime-infested, corruption-ridden, poor, crowded, inhospitable, resource-deprived third-world nation, perched on a 286-square-mile island, about 60% the area of New…