21 Apr '17, 7am

In the words of a certain 'Chinese pirate': "Welcome to Singapore"

In the words of a certain 'Chinese pirate': "Welcome to Singapore"

The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) has come up with a sassy response to the Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders fiasco. In case you haven’t heard, the episode Cinderella and the Dragon featured inaccuracies in its portrayal of Singapore – such as a non-existent ‘Singaporean Chinese’ proverb, calling Geylang an ‘overcrowded slum with a thriving underworld’, and misidentifying Gluttons by the Bay as Geylang. The mistakes were slammed by netizens, and even spawned a 2-part response by local blogger Mr Brown. Now even STB has stepped in to poke them back: If you can’t see the embedded post above, we feature some of the photos below: We also say this view very shiok. Image via Visit Singapore Facebook page. This shophouse along Lorong Bachok in Geylang is definitely ‘overcrowded’ with animals. Photo credit: @rhosecoronado. Image via Visit Singapore Facebook page. Gluttons by the Bay,...

Full article: http://mothership.sg/2017/04/spore-tourism-board-pokes-ba...

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