History UsefulNotes / Singapore

14th Jul '17 1:59:27 AM alchixinren
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* ''[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ilo_Ilo Ilo Ilo]]'', a family drama implicitly set during the Asian Financial Crisis detailing the struggles of being a maid in Singapore, was the country's first entry to win an award at the Cannes film festival.
21st Apr '17 8:17:17 AM AaronHong
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* ''Tanglin'' - Named for one of the more upmarket residential areas in Singapore, this is Mediacorp's first English-language long-form drama, screening 5 nights a week in order to churn out over 400 episodes to date.
7th Mar '17 9:50:17 PM SSgt_LuLZ
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* In ''Film/IndependenceDayResurgence'' the (absurdly China-looking) island nation along the rest of Asia is [[ApocalypseHow obliterated]] by the arrival of alien mothership.



* ''[[{{Battlefield4}} Battlefield 4]]'', a First-Person Shooter that features Chinese-occupied Singapore in one of its campaign missions.

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* ''[[{{Battlefield4}} Battlefield 4]]'', a First-Person Shooter that features Chinese-occupied [[ChineseWithChopperSupport Chinese]]-[[AllYourBaseAreBelongToUs occupied]] Singapore in one of its campaign missions.



** In ''VideoGame/CallOfDutyBlackOps3'', a futuristic Singapore is featured prominently in promotional materials for the game. The advanced, wealthy city has since declined rapidly since 2060 after a bio-terrorist attack contaminates most of the Central Business District and is now under quarantine. The 54 Immortals, a local triad gang continues to perform nefarious criminal operations within the containment walls after the government abandons reclamation efforts due to frequent typhoons hitting the region[[note]]As part of the futuristic consequences of climate change; the region has never seen a natural disaster of that scale since, ''ever''[[/note]].

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** In ''VideoGame/CallOfDutyBlackOps3'', a futuristic Singapore is featured prominently in promotional materials for the game. single-player campaign. The advanced, wealthy city has since declined rapidly since 2060 after a bio-terrorist attack an industrial accident contaminates most of the Central Business District and is now under quarantine. The 54 Immortals, a local triad gang continues to perform nefarious criminal operations within the containment walls after the government abandons reclamation efforts due to frequent typhoons hitting the region[[note]]As part of the futuristic consequences of climate change; the region has never seen a natural disaster of that scale since, ''ever''[[/note]].



* ''Franchise/MassEffect'' mentions in the Codex that Singapore is the site of a SpaceElevator, and considering that Singapore is the only prosperous and highly developed industrialized nation along the equator, it makes a lot of sense for one to be there. In the backstory, Singapore was the site of a transport accident that caused a major Element Zero contamination incident, exposing a lot of children ''in-utero'' and causing the development of biotics: party member Kaidan Alenko was one of these babies.



* ''Franchise/MassEffect'' mentions in the Codex that Singapore is the site of a SpaceElevator, and considering that Singapore is the only prosperous and highly developed industrialized nation along the equator, it makes a lot of sense for one to be there. In the backstory, Singapore was the site of a transport accident that caused a major Element Zero contamination incident, exposing a lot of children ''in-utero'' and causing the development of biotics: party member Kaidan Alenko was one of these babies.

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* ''Franchise/MassEffect'' mentions in the Codex that Singapore is the site of a SpaceElevator, and considering that Singapore is the only prosperous and highly developed industrialized nation along the equator, it makes a lot of sense for one to be there. In the backstory, Singapore was the site of a transport accident that caused a major Element Zero contamination incident, exposing a lot of children ''in-utero'' and causing the development of biotics: party member Kaidan Alenko was one of these babies.
9th Dec '16 8:49:59 AM yisfidri
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* ''Gotcha'' - a now-defunct show akin to ''Just for Laughs'' and ''Candid Camera''.

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* ''Gotcha'' - a now-defunct show akin to ''Just for Laughs'' ''Series/JustForLaughsGags'' and ''Candid Camera''.''Series/CandidCamera''.
7th Dec '16 12:49:00 AM AaronHong
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* ''OK Chope!'' - Another FollowTheLeader, this time to panel shows like ''Series/MockTheWeek'' (which has been obliquely acknowledged in the show). Several major changes to the formula include handing buzzers to all the players (referencing how the name "chope" is Singlish for claiming seats in an eatery or something similar), and pre-filmed segments like interviews to keep the show that much more current and relevant.
20th Oct '16 9:49:16 AM Morgenthaler
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* In the WWII RTS game ''[[Videogame/MenOfWar Men of War: Assault Squad]]'' and it's sequel, a 1940s Singapore is one of the scenarios, featuring the playable attacking [[KatanasOfTheRisingSun Imperial Japanese Army]] against the defending [[BritsWithBattleships Commonwealth forces]]. It is depicted as a lush jungle terrain map and the British forces in possession of ''far'' too many tanks stationed there at the time in real life (read: zero).

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* In the WWII RTS game ''[[Videogame/MenOfWar Men of War: Assault Squad]]'' and it's sequel, a 1940s Singapore is one of the scenarios, featuring the playable attacking [[KatanasOfTheRisingSun [[UsefulNotes/KatanasOfTheRisingSun Imperial Japanese Army]] against the defending [[BritsWithBattleships Commonwealth forces]]. It is depicted as a lush jungle terrain map and the British forces in possession of ''far'' too many tanks stationed there at the time in real life (read: zero).
13th Sep '16 10:39:24 AM Krieger22
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* ''Crimewatch'' - A police-sponsored current affairs/pubic service program which occasionally highlights interesting case-files (by way of re-enactments) to show how good the boys in blue are at catching the crooks.

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* ''Crimewatch'' - A police-sponsored current affairs/pubic affairs/public service program which occasionally highlights interesting case-files (by way of re-enactments) to show how good the boys in blue are at catching the crooks.
30th Aug '16 4:56:22 PM JackTheHammer
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* [[VideoGame/DeusExHumanRevolution Deus Ex: Human Revolution]]: Part of it is set in a futuristic Singapore. Specifically, [[spoiler:Omega Ranch, a biotech research facility that is where all the surviving scientists are being held. Now that the Singapore government is focusing on promoting its biotechnology industry, this may not be too far-fetched.]]

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* [[VideoGame/DeusExHumanRevolution ''[[VideoGame/DeusExHumanRevolution Deus Ex: Human Revolution]]: Revolution]]'': Part of it is set in a futuristic Singapore. Specifically, [[spoiler:Omega Ranch, a biotech research facility that is where all the surviving scientists are being held. Now that the Singapore government is focusing on promoting its biotechnology industry, this may not be too far-fetched.]]
30th Aug '16 11:16:10 AM JackTheHammer
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* [[{{Battlefield4}} Battlefield 4]], a First-Person Shooter that features Chinese-occupied Singapore in one of its campaign missions.

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* [[{{Battlefield4}} ''[[{{Battlefield4}} Battlefield 4]], 4]]'', a First-Person Shooter that features Chinese-occupied Singapore in one of its campaign missions.




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* ''Franchise/MassEffect'' mentions in the Codex that Singapore is the site of a SpaceElevator, and considering that Singapore is the only prosperous and highly developed industrialized nation along the equator, it makes a lot of sense for one to be there. In the backstory, Singapore was the site of a transport accident that caused a major Element Zero contamination incident, exposing a lot of children ''in-utero'' and causing the development of biotics: party member Kaidan Alenko was one of these babies.
25th Aug '16 3:51:07 AM Morgenthaler
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* Jennifer Chase from ShinHyakujiHighSchool.

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* Jennifer Chase from ShinHyakujiHighSchool.
Roleplay/ShinHyakujiHighSchool.
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