Singapore is a sunny, tropical island in Southeast Asia, off the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula.
Singapore is a city, a nation and a state. It is about 275 square miles, and has a population of about 5.6 million people from four major communities; Chinese (majority), Malay, Indian and Eurasian. Since its independence in 9 August 1965, the country has adopted a parliamentary democracy system. Singapore is known as a City in a Garden and nearly 50 percent of the island is green space. It is a thriving metropolis offering a world-class infrastructure, a fully integrated island-wide transport network, dynamic business environment, vibrant living spaces, and a rich culture largely influenced by the multicultural communities in Singapore with each offering different perspective of life in Singapore in terms of culture, religion, food, language and history.
Information sources adapted from:Ministry of Foreign Affairs Singapore; www.business.hsbc.com.sg/en-sg/china-sg-corridor;Monetary Authority of Singapore Competitiveness factsheet 2020; www.edb.gov.sg/en/why-singapore/business-friendly-environment.html; www.cpib.gov.sg/about-corruption/prevention-and-corruption/singapores-corruption-control-framework/; www.corporateservices.com/singapore/singapore-tax-system/;www.edb.gov.sg/en/business-insights/insights/singapore-remains-asia-pacific-s-most-innovative-nation.html; www.studyinternational.com/news/your-rough-guide-to-the-cost-of-living-and-studying-abroad-in-singapore/; https://safecities.economist.com/safe-cities-index-2019/