Students sample the results of their labors in Yvonne Ruperti's pastry class at the Culinary Institute of America's Singapore branch. Carole Zimmer hide caption

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Photos of Luanda, Angola, tell a tale of two cities: sprawling poor neighborhoods and a glitzy waterfront. Saul Loeb/Getty Images; Michael Gottschalk/Getty Images hide caption

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Riot police cordon off areas at Singapore's Race Course Road on Sunday to maintain order following a riot Sunday in the Little India neighborhood. Eighteen people were injured. Then Chih Wey/Xinhua /Landov hide caption

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Mah Bow Tan, a member of Singapore's Parliament, inspects Chinese cabbage growing at the commercial vertical farm. Troughs of the veggies stack up to 30 feet in the greenhouse. Courtesy of MNDsingapore. hide caption

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A reflection of the Marina Bay Esplanade in Singapore. The nation is increasingly seen as a corporate logistics hub and gateway to the region's emerging markets. Vorrarit Anantsorrrarak/Barcroft Media/Landov hide caption

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