- Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a global city in Southeast Asia. Singapore was occupied by Japan during World War 2. Today, it is titled as “the easiest place to do business” by the World Bank.
- Singapore is conquering Asia sand by sand….literally. Singapore has been accused of buying too much sand from Malaysia, Cambodia and Vietnam. It led to several protests and blockades on sand trade after countries found chunks of their land being shipped off to Singapore.
- Singapore has its national tree planting day on 7th November every year. Everyone from the Prime Minister to foreign diplomats to ordinary citizens’ plant trees on this day. Singaporeans even adopt and name trees for their children as birthday gifts or wedding presents.
- But when Singapore plants trees, it plants them in style. The government opened up a series of man-made solar-powered trees, up to 50 meters high, in the ‘Gardens at the Bay’ project. It is now a cultural symbol and a tourist hotspot.
Half-lion, half-fish statue & fountain
Iconic, 8.5m-tall statue with the body of a fish & head of a lion, shooting water from its mouth.
Gardens by the Bay
Modern public gardens on reclaimed land
A network of modern greenhouses & waterfront parks containing super trees lined with solar cells.
Universal Studios Singapore
Movie- & TV-themed amusement park
Movie amusement park with sets & rides on themes from Hollywood to sci-fi, plus live entertainment.
Palawan Beach & Tiger Sky Tower
Sentosa is an island resort off Singapore’s southern coast, connected to the city by road, cable car, pedestrian boardwalk and monorail. By Sentosa Station, Tiger Sky
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