Singapore Today in Brief

Singapore today is a modern multicultural, multi religious and multi racial island city-state with a populace of about 5 million people, including a whopping 1 million working for some 7,000 multinational companies and home-grown enterprises here! There are four official languages in Singapore – English, Malay, Mandarin and Tamil. English is promoted as the language of business and education and used as a communication bridge among the diverse linguistic groups such as Mandarin, Malay, Hokkien, Malay, Cantonese, Tamil, Bengali, etc.

This nation represents the epitome of a highly organised, efficient, safe, and clean metropolis, evidenced by the country’s superior communication infrastructure and transport network. Its port, airport, airline, oil refining and trading hub, financial and business centre, healthcare services hub, education system, and civil service are raved as among the best in the world. As an emerging cultural centre for arts and culture, it also holds an annual arts festival supporting and showcasing theatre arts, dance, music and visual arts.

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Public Holidays

If you are planning for a holiday in Singapore, you may want to find out if it coincides with any of the public holidays in Singapore.

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