An expatriate's guide to Singapore
Situated in south-east Asia, the Republic of Singapore comprises 63 islands, with a population of more than five million people.
Singapore has a long and varied history. During the early 19th century, it became an important trading post for the British East India company and it wasn't long before the region became a British territory. During the second world war, Britain lost control of Singapore to the Imperial Japanese Army, but reclaimed it after the Japanese surrender in 1945.
In 1959, Singapore became a self-governing state within the Commonwealth, and it declared independence in 1963.
Visitors and expatriates are drawn to Singapore for a number of reasons...
Includes sections on: -
- Local Laws and Customs
- Local Language
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