A classic free market falls in Singapore

The government's scheduled demolition of the island state's oldest colonial-era flea market has galvanized rare grass roots opposition to a state-led development plan

Singapore, May 20, 2017 10:00 AM (UTC+8)
Water pours out from the mouth of the landmark Merlion in Singapore's opulent Marina Bay. Photo: iStock/Getty Images
Water pours out from the mouth of the landmark Merlion in Singapore's opulent Marina Bay. Photo: iStock/Getty Images