On board were 149 Indonesians, three South Koreans, one singaporean, a Malaysian, and one Briton, the airline said.
Charles Goodyear was CEO-designate of singaporean investment company Temasek Holdings.
Two years later, the singaporean faked his death by having his brother and wife tell others he was killed by Tamil rebels.
from Sanskrit Simhapuram "Lion City," from simhah "lion" + puram "city," from PIE *pele- "citadel, fortified high place" (see polis (n.)). The name is perhaps metaphoric of something, as no lions are found there. Singapore sling attested from 1930; said on the island to have been invented there 1915 by a barman named Ngian Tong Dron.
Note: A British colony from 1946 to 1959, Singapore then became independent.
Note: Though only 225 square miles in size, it is a major economic power in Asia.
Note: It is one of the world's biggest and busiest ports.