Category: Singapore

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Singapore Nickname

Singapore Nicknames and Country Symbols

Overview of Singapore According to, Singapore is a city-state located in Southeast Asia, off the coast of Malaysia. It is a vibrant and bustling metropolis that has transformed from a colonial trading post...

Singapore Economy

Singapore Economy and Communication

ECONOMY Business etiquette A suit and tie or costume are appropriate for business visits. English is predominantly spoken in business circles. Chinese residents are addressed by their family name; Malays do not have surnames,...

Shopping in Singapore

Shopping and Living in Singapore

DUTY-FREE SHOPPING Overview The following items can be imported into Singapore duty-free (people aged 18 and over): 1 liter of spirits and 1 liter of wine and 1 liter of beer or 2 liters...

Singapore Overview

Singapore Overview

GENERAL Official name of the state Republic of Singapore. Capital Singapore. Geography As a country located in Asia according to computerannals, the island state of Singapore is located off the southern tip of the...

Singapore Religion

Singapore Religion

Singapore is a secular state and the government works for harmony between followers of different religions. As long as religion does not challenge the state, it is regarded as a positive counterbalance to Western...


Singapore Recent History

South of the Malacca Peninsula, just over a kilometer away, is the island of Singapore. The capital, Singapore, arose in the nineteenth century on the ruins of ancient Singapura, which means “lion city”, from...