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More than 14 million tourists visited the island nation last year. Many came for the food. It's all part of the Singapore government's master plan to make culinary enticements a key lure for tourists.
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Artist Lars Vilks, who has received numerous death threats for the publication in 2007 of caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad, was attending a free-speech gathering in the Danish capital.