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Singapore facts and pictures.

Singapore facts and pictures.

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Published by Ministry of Information and the Arts in Singapore .
Written in English


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ContributionsSingapore. Ministry ofInformation and the Arts.
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Open LibraryOL14339047M

Out of the funds collected from book royalties, K SGD was subsequently donated to eight local charities. On 2 May , Wee Kim Wee passed away at home from prostate cancer, at the age of We remember him by: Nanyang Technological University’s (NTU) Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information. 15 best places to take photos in Singapore Picture This Singapore Singapore, the world’s only island city-state, is home to towering skyscrapers and world-class nature reserves, temples, tropical beaches, and a diverse food scene.

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Identification. The place name "Singapore" is derived from Singa-pura ("City of the Lion"), a commonly used term since the fourteenth century. The main cultural traditions are Malay, Indian, Chinese, and to some extent Western (British). Singapore information is a resource that will help you before you travel, as well as while you’re on the ground. Informed travel is without doubt the best and safest kind. To know the salient facts of visa requirements, travel details, customs and culture, languages spoken and the main characteristics of your destination is invaluable.


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Singapore facts and pictures Download PDF EPUB FB2

Singapore subsequently became one of the world's most prosperous countries with strong international trading links (its port is one of the world's busiest in terms of tonnage handled) and with per capita GDP equal to that of the leading nations of Western Europe. Singapore Facts Languages in Singapore.

The official languages in Singapore are: English; Mandarin Chinese; Tamil and ; Malay. The national anthem's lyrics (text) are written in Malay. Almost all Singaporeans are bilingual, that means they speak English and another home language such as Malay or Mandarin or a Chinese dialect such as Hokkien.

Fun and interesting facts about Singapore. by Mar August 1, If you expect to see people reading books in the MRT you might be surprised to see that one of the most incredible facts about Singaporeans is the ability to watch soap operas anywhere and also text and walk.

tips & new photos. Let's stay updated. 12 Mind-Blowing Facts About Singapore and its full images can be seen as it was originally published at Whether you’ve lived on this island for 40 years or just 14 years, you’d never fail to find something intriguing about our island.

PictureSG is a collection of pictures that provide information about the cultural, geographical, historical and sociological development of Singapore. It contains NLB’s own pictures, pictures donated to NLB by respective donors and others contributed by our partners.

A bustling city-state in the heart of Southeast Asia, Singapore is famous for its booming economy and its strict regime of law and order. Long an important port of call on the monsoonal Indian Ocean trade circuit, today Singapore boasts one of the world's busiest ports, as well as thriving finance and services sectors.

Things you never guessed about Singapore. Singapore is known for many things — we’re the home of Marina Bay Sands, Singlish, and Chicken Rice.

But that’s all too mainstream. This tiny island nation is small, but it has got a lot more sneaky wonders up her sleeve. Read on to find out with you know every nook and cranny in Singapore.

- A glimpse of all things old, lost or forgotten in Singapore!. See more ideas about Singapore, Singapore photos, Olds pins. Singapore, city-state located at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, about 85 miles ( km) north of the Equator.

It consists of Singapore Island and some 60 small islets. Singapore is the largest port in Southeast Asia and one of the busiest in the world. Learn more about Singapore in this article. So there you have it. 22 remarkable before and after pictures of some of Singapore’s most famous spots.

We’ve gone through so much transformation, it’s quite unbelievable. This list is not exhaustive, so if you have any more ideas of places to feature, do leave a comment below. Here are 41 Interesting Singapore facts. Singapore Facts 1. Singapore is the only country in the history of the modern world to gain independence against its own will.

Get this from a library. Singapore facts and pictures. [Singapore. Ministry of Culture ();]. A fictional account set in Singapore of one day in the life of a teacher trying to find who she is as both a woman, and an artist.

Through Ong Suwen, Lim explores the hopes and struggles of Singapore’s diverse range of first generation immigrants. Furthermore, Fistful of Colours was the inaugural recipient of the Singapore Literature Prize in. (Photo by Edgar Su/Reuters/National Archives of Singapore/Ministry of Information and the Arts) A combination picture shows people watching the Powerboat Grand Prix near the central business district along the Marina Bay in Singapore in a photo dated Novem.

Singapore facts and pictures (OCoLC) Online version: Singapore facts and pictures (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Journal / Magazine / Newspaper: All Authors / Contributors: Singapore. Ministry of Culture (); Singapore. Battle of Singapore; Part of the Malayan Campaign of World War II: Lieutenant-General Arthur Ernest Percival (right), led by a Japanese officer, walks under a flag of truce to negotiate the capitulation of Allied forces in Singapore, on 15 February It was the largest surrender of British-led forces in history.

The history of the modern state of Singapore dates back to its founding in the early nineteenth century, but evidence suggests that a significant trading settlement existed in the Island of Singapore in the 14th century. At the time, the Kingdom of Singapura was under the rule of Parameswara, who killed the previous ruler before he was expelled by the Majapahit or the Siamese.

Find high-quality Singapore stock photos and editorial news pictures from Getty Images. Download premium images you can't get anywhere else. Singapore used to be considered a "stop over" on the way to larger Asian cities. This is no longer true. Visitors seek out Singapore for business and finance and also for a fascinating and satisfying vacation for the whole family.

Singapore is both an island and a. Browse our large gallery of People pictures in Singapore. You can browse pictures by various categories and destinations.

Images Photos Vector graphics Illustrations Videos. 1, Free images of Singapore. City At Night Lights. Singapore River Skyline. Singapore Skyscrapers. Skyscraper Singapore. 69 City Singapore. Jellyfish Fish Blue. Artificial Trees. Browse our large gallery of Historical pictures in Singapore.

You can browse pictures by various categories and destinations.Yearbook of Statistics, Singapore: Abstract. The Yearbook of Statistics (YOS) features important statistical series on Singapore's economy and socio-demography.

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