Saturday, February 28, 2009

Literally Breaking News: Merlion hit by lightning editor's note: Just when you think things cannot get worse, our tourist icon - the Merlion was struck by lightning! In ancient China, natural disasters are usually a harbinger of a change in the “mandate of heaven”. A devastating earthquake flattened the Chinese city of Tangshan in 1976 just a month before Mao Zedong’s demise. Is this Heaven’s “warning” to our leaders? Or it is a sign that somebody may pass on soon?