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Calm Returns to Singapore’s Little India After Rare Riot

One week after rioters tipped police cars and torched an ambulance in Singapore, citizens sought to reclaim the city-state’s peaceful reputation using a colorful tool: marigolds.   Activists handed out the yellow flowers Sunday night while walking through Little India, where the death of a foreigner crushed by a bus the previous Sunday sparked Singapore’s first riot in decades.   “Brother, let me give you a flower for peace,” Vincent Wijeysingha, a former opposition politician,...

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