Given the growing world population as well as the growth in world trade–I foresee this trend of land reclamation as eventually leading us down the path of looking for alternative sources of ‘real estate’ to meet the needs of a burgeoning population.
Once upon a time, there lived a prince by the name of Sang Nila Utama. He hailed from the Srivijayan Empire in Palembang on the island of Sumatra in Indonesia.
Temples dedicated to Murugan–the Hindu God of War–are scattered all over the island country of Singapore.
The concept of people packing their bags to explore new territories is as old as time itself. And despite coming from a long lineage of Gujarati merchants – I know that we are not alone in our desire to chart uncharted terrains in the names of commerce. There are others like us – from all cultures and creeds from around the world.