LION HEAD ON FOOD PACKAGING
In 2011, a netizen posted on citizen-journalism website Stomp, saying that he spotted a food packaging with the lion-head symbol in a grocery store in Johor Baru, Malaysia.
LION HEAD IN VIRTUAL FLAG
A netizen posted on Stomp in 2008, citing concerns over the use of the lion head by an entity called Overclockers UK. It was a faction in the nation-simulation game, Cyber Nations. The lion head had been used as part of Overclockers UK's flag.
MERLION IN TAIWAN POSTER
Posters in Ximen, Taiwan, featured the Merlion, even though they bore the tagline "Welcome to Taipei". A netizen posted photos of the poster on Stomp last year.
MERLION IN CHINA PARK
A statue of the Merlion was found in a park in Xindu, China, according to a 2009 post in Stomp. The statue was a gift from Chong Pang City in Singapore to Xindu in 1994, as a mark of friendship between the two cities.
MERLION OVERLOOKS CHINA HOMES
A photo of a mini Merlion sculpture, which overlooked residential blocks in Suzhou, China, was featured in a 2001 Business Times report.