Asia is now celebrating because people believe that Obama’s rise to the US presidency spells new hope for the world.
When I say Asia, I am excluding Singapore.
I don’t see Singapore celebrating, particularly. I believe Singaporeans will celebrate only when jobs (and year-end-bonuses) are once again secure.
We’ve been raised in Singapore to just take what we’re given, without too much questioning. Obama won? Fine, good for him. If McCain had won, instead? Then, good for him. What’s for dinner tonight? Not overpriced rice again?