Sightseeing in Singapore
Tourism and Culture
Different Forms of Tourism
- World War II Sites, along with various old historical places like Churches, Temples , Mosque, Old Residence, Bridges are worth seeing.
Visit : The official tourism web site
- Many festivals take place throughout the year (festival of the temple, Mosque, Churches, New year, Country and Culture Celebrations).
- Parks, Gardens and other Panoramic views of the harbors are counted as natural reserves.
- Many temples, Mosque and Church are spread across city of Singapore.
- Two famous hot water springs, Sembawang Hot Spring and Pulau Tekong.
- Beaches add to the beauty of the nation of Singapore . Clink the link to see details: Focus Singapore.
- Winter Sports
- Snow City introduces the concept of snow and cold climates in a fun, entertaining and educational way.
- Outdoor Activities
- Golf, Water Sports, and adventure sports.
- Singapore is known as a shopper's paradise in the region because of the competitive prices and easy availability of goods. Electrical equipment of all types can be bought at Sungei Road , but caution is advised as there are many imitation products around. For more information on shopping in Singapore , see the Singapore Shopping brochure published by the Singapore Tourism Board .
- Tourism Organizations
- Singapore Tourism Board
- Cultural Organizations
- Ministry of Information, Communications and the Arts (MICA)
- For Further Information
- Government of Singapore web site
Individual and Civic Freedoms
- Political Freedom
- Largely widespread
- Civil Liberty
- Freedom of the Press
- Compromised by the extension of regulations on foreign media and the government's heavy-handed approach to civil society activism.
- World Ranking of Freedom of the Press According to "Reporters sans Frontières", 2009 report : 133/175
- Evolution: 11 places up compared to 2008
- For Further Information, Consult Worldwide Press Freedom Index 2009, Reporters Without Borders
- Free Access to the Internet
- Freedom of Assembly
- Rule of Law
WidespreadHowever the country's Criminal Law enables police to search a person or property without a warrant in the interest of preserving national security, public safety and order, and the public interest. The government can detain suspects.
- Personal Autonomy and Individual Rights
- Generally respected.
- Women's Condition
- Women in Singapore have legal equality, and they work in all sectors of the economy.
- For Further Information
- Freedom House
Human rights report, US Department of State
- Degree of Freedom
- Buddhism, Islam, Taoism, Hinduism, Christianity and others like Jews, Sikhs, Jains, etc.
- Role of Religion in Society
- Singapore is a cosmopolitan society where people live harmoniously and interaction among different races is very commonly.
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