Why do you have Singapore?
Singapore was founded by the british to be used as a trading port and stop-over for their ships.
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Singapore, also known as the Republic of Singapore, is located in Southeast Asia. It is an island state at the southern tip of the Malaysia Peninsula. It is one of the few remaining city-states in the world and the smallest country in Southeast Asia. It is a country of approximately 4 million peop…le, governed by a party named PAP (People's Action Party) which took over the Singapore government in 1965. History Singapore was known as Temasek, which was then governed by Malaysia. Sir Stamford Raffles then got the governance of Singapore from the rightful Malaysian Sultan Hussein, and developed Singapore into an important port in the trade between China and India. During World War 2, Singapore fell to the Japanese for two and a half years. It was then known as Syonan-to . After WW2, Singapore attempted to break free from British colonization, as many were unhappy with the British for being unable to protect Singapore. Singapore first achieved self internal governence and then the British gave up the external governence in terms of army etc later on. Singapore then went on to become a state of Malaysia, the new name of the former Malaya. Singapore achieved independence in 1965, after it broke out of Malaysia. Also, Twilight hottie Jackson Rathbone, was born there! Singapore is located in South-East Asia, south of West Malaysia, south of Java of Indonesia and east of Sumatra of Indonesia. South-East Asia. It's Singapore, and it's Northwest of Indonesia and Southwest ofMalaysia. (MORE)
Singapore is a safe country.Other country thicks Singapore is smalland cant do anythings but we build up tall buildings as fast ascould . Even Sentosa has opened new shops and places that we canplay.
Singapore's capital city is Singapore (the entire country is the city-state itself). The city of Singapore is the capital of the Republic of Singapore.
Singapore has an great harbor, and was thusly controlled by Great Britain. Because it was a major British military installation, the Japanese had to take it.
The name "Singapore" is actually derived from the Malay word "Singapura", which literally means "Lion City". Legend states that Sang Nila Utama, a prince from Palembang, founded ancient Singapore and named it "Singapura" after he spotted an animal that resembled a lion. Recent studies, though, ha…ve found that lions have never lived there, and the beast Sang Nila Utama saw was likely a tiger. (MORE)
The British had been overconfident that the Japanese would attack from the sea and thus pointed the naval defenses towards the sea. They even described Singapore as an "impregnable fortress". Moreover, the weapons that the British had were far weaker than those of the Japanese. The British found it …unnecessary to use tanks in the jungle while The Royal Air Force could offer the ships no protection as their planes had already been destroyed by the Japanese. Hence, the battleship "Prince of Wales" and the battle cruiser "Repulse" were sunk by fast Japanese torpedo bombers. The British soldiers in Singapore were recruits, with little fighting experience. To their disadvantage, Lt. Gen Percival, leader of the British forces, was less experienced in jungle warfare compared to Japanese Lt Gen Yamashita. (MORE)
Actually, Singapore itself is a country. Hard to believe right? its so small but very safe :) im from Singapore too. Kid, you don't believe me? ask your teachers and parents.
Singapore is in the Northern hemisphere. But only just- Singapore's latitude is 1 o 17', or 137 km (85 mi) north of the Equator.
Singapore is 8 hours ahead of UTC, meaning that to get the time in Singapore add 8 hours to the time in London (Greenwich Mean Time).
It is very small and cannot be seen on the world map but it isabout 274.1 sq miles (710 km squared)
Singapore is about 710km 2 or 274.2 square miles with an estimated population for the year 2009 of about 4,987,600
No, Nigeria is a small village in Singapore. HaHa..both the question and the answer is trying to be funny. Nigeria is no where near Singapore.
The Spirit of Singapore. Kiasu and Kiasi.. Also known as rude, crude, socially impolite, mannerless, third world people, and slobs
\n. \n'Summer all year round.' was the previous answer but, what we like to say here, is that we have two: The sunny season and the rainy season! It depends when you, come and it rains quite a lot some times but, other wise it sunny, sunny, sunny!
Singapore came from the original Malay name of Singapura. Singapura, literally translates to 'Lion City', name given by a prince from Temasek who claims to have seen a lion when he first landed on the island, some hundred years ago.
It was rumored that the prince of a civilization in Jakarta came to Singapore to seek to expand his area of governance. When he first landed on this island, he saw a huge creature which resembles a lion. Hence, he named the island "Singapura", which in Malay translates into "Lion City". Singapore… is simply derived from the Malay word "Singapura". (MORE)
How are you in Singapore: " Eh! Hello, you!, you good? Good! Okay okay steady steady."
Go shopping, ride the Singapore Flyers, watch movies and tourists like to go to Sentosa. If you like animals, you have to go to the zoo. Then, there's the Bird Park.
Singapore is a country made up of 63 tiny islands so therefore the capital is Singapore
No it is not. SINGAPORE Â· Complete Name: Republic of Singapore Â· Native Name: Singapora, Xinjiapo, Singapur, Singapore Â· ISO-Code: SGP Â· Capital: Singapore VIETNAM Â· Complete Name: Socialist Republic of Vietnam Â· Native Name: Viá»t Nam Â· ISO-Code: VNM Â· Capital: HÃ… Ná»i (MORE)
The only known way out of Singapore (CBD Area) is through the same way you went in, through the Airport. The ticket can be costly, (20,000 Mesos) for new players, so it is not recommended for those of a low level, and those who have low funding.
"Young, open minded Asian, but with conservative values, self-supporting, interested in technology, embarrassed about a colourful past, decisive, non-smoker, seeks Foreign love, doesn't play games."
With a population of about 4,987,600 people excluding tourist in a small area of 710.2 km2 it is known to be the third most densely populated country. It's really not that crammed as long as you know where are the crowded places to avoid. Or else just keep walking along with everyone else.
It showed that Singapore is not invincible. The Natives view the British as weak and unworthy to lord over them. As a result, natives see that the British are not capable of governing their colonies. Hence, the idea of separation is brought about.
Nope. Singapore follows a unitary system of Governance where the Central Government(i.e. the Legislature/Executive/Judiciary) is the only layer of government. The 'Mayor'(s) of Singapore is the leader of the Community Development Council(CDC) without any major legislative/executive functions.
It's the mosy convenient public transport in spore :) they have it at almost every place
Never. Singapore hasn't really experienced natural disasters before. Except for Waterspouts, but they're quite rare and nobody have been injured in those before.
Singapore is just like the United States. If Singapore crash, the entire South-East Asia will be in turmoil.
If you are asking why its 'Singapore,singapore', its because there is only one state in Singapore
Singapore is good............ do you want to go to the universal studios...... many things can buy there....... do you want to go to the Singapore city......... it is good there too.....
Yes. The ones at East Coast Park and Sentosa are the most popular. Pasir Ris Park and Changi Beach aren't quite as nice as the first two locations.
Most of the places in Singapore are all prohibited to have a smoking area but there's a possibility in bars
The President of Singapore generally holds limited power. He is in charge of maintaining foreign relations with other countries. Other than that, the President also acts as a safeguard because he has the ability to veto the use of government reserves in Singapore. In addition, he control appoi…ntments to key civil service appointments, and he can examine the enforcement of the Internal Security Act and Maintenance of Religious Harmony Act. Plus, he can authorize corruption investigations on any member of the parliament. (MORE)
It has never once snowed in Singapore even in the early periods of the earth
William Farquar is the grand architect (literally as a master town planner) which led to modern Singapore.
Some people say that Singapore does not have a capital. Many people disagree. I am one of them. I have studied geograhy since I was three years old, and I can tell you, Singapore does indeed have a capital. It is Singapore. Yes, you heard me. The capital of Singapore is Singapore . I know this soun…ds awkward, but there are a few other countries that follow this rule. Djibouti, Panama, Luxembourg, and several others. Believe me! This is true! If you want to go with all of this trouble of looking it up, you might as well have not put this answer on the Internet! (MORE)
yep, in toysrus singapore. they just arrived after what seemed like eternity, in this year 2011. they have limited lines though, i only saw masquerade,platinum shimmerz and on the mic hair extensions. hope they will get more :D
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ITS BEDOK! no i am kidding, it is singapore, cos we are a super tiny country so everything is all singapore ( the country name, the capital, the state, city, blablabla) P.s why the 'e' not capital letters? it feels lonely D:
No, there is not. The closest Disney Parks to Singapore are in Tokyo and Hong Kong. The Disney Company has also begun building a new park in Beijing.
Here are some facts about Singapore: 1.Located in South East Asia. 2.One of the developed economies of Asia. 3.Most preferred destination from tourist point of view. 4.Most preferred destination from business point of view. 5.Large number of population is English speaking.
Yes, there are a lot of shophouses in Singapore. An example of a place in Singapore that has a lot shophouses is Joo Chiat.
that will be because of sang nila utama , he called the island singapura as in the island he first saw a singa (lion) . Singa means Lion.pura means city. AND because we have good harbour our famous icon is the merlion. Mer means sea, so its sea lion.
There is no 'inventor' of Singapore, but the if you are referring to the founder then it's Sir Stamford Raffles. :)
Hasbro currently doesn't have a shop in Singapore but Hasbro merchandise is sold at Toys'r'us and some gift shops. Hope that helps! :)
yes singapore is over populated it is one of the most overpopulated countries in the world .... thank you for reading this.. faith alcindor add me on facebook ... also add my cute cousin sheyann octave :P
Shopping all along Orchard Street, Bugis, China Town at night. Red Distrik such as Geylang. See the Merlion, visit Universal Studio at Sentosa Island.
It was a good link btwn the 2 economic giants indian and china hence it helped facilitate trade
To enter Singapore, you may need to have visa first. For information on visas, see related link. Singapore is a very well connected country. As such, you would be able to access it by air, sea or land. By Land: Singapore's only land-link is to Malaysia, so you may enter via one of the two bri…dges from Malaysia to Singapore, namely the Causeway and the Second Link. By Sea: Singapore has an international ferry terminal which is able to handle almost any commercial ship available to take you there. By Air: Singapore's Changi International Airport is one of the best airports in the world. A great number of airlines fly to Changi, both budget and premium. (MORE)