The Pride of South-East Asia – Singapore
Introduction: Singapore is a country located in South East Asia and populated by Malays, Chinese, Indians and a large group of expatriates and workers from all across the world. Singapore, the pride of Asia, is a capital and a country on its own.
Let us understand a brief profile of the country:
Singapore has a highly developed and successful free-market economy. It enjoys a remarkably open and corruption-free environment, stable prices, and a per capita GDP higher than that of most developed countries. The economy depends heavily on exports, particularly in consumer electronics, information technology products, pharmaceuticals, and on a growing financial services sector.
One of the most remarkable aspects of Singapore is the truly cosmopolitan nature of its population, a natural result of the country’s geographical position and commercial success. Singapore had become one of the most cosmopolitan cities in Asia, with major ethnic groups in the country being the Chinese, Malays, Indians, and Eurasians. The four official languages in Singapore’s constitution are English, Chinese, Malay and Tamil
With its rich multicultural heritage, Singapore serves as a true melting pot of flavors and foods. You can see a reflection of Singapore’s cultural diversity in the array of local cuisines on the menu – Chinese, Malay, Indian among others. On your trip here, don’t forget also to try local Chinese favorites like rojak (a traditional fruit and vegetable salad dish).
Tourism in Singapore is a major industry and contributor to the Singaporean economy and attracts over 15 million tourists annually. Places that cannot be missed include Universal Studios, Merlion Park, Jurong Bird Park, Singapore Zoo and Night Safari.
Conclusion: Singapore is a country that has charmed the world. So if you have a holiday to plan, do consider this gorgeous place.