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Old 01-21-2014, 09:43 AM
 
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Strict places with strict enforcement on not flushing toilets, jaywalking, littering, spitting, carrying durians on trains, eating on trains and buses, the very opposite to China with the above very common among the people in China.
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What are the people like?
Not as fashionable as other developed countries in Asia. English is great.
Is the health and food regulations sector up to US standards?
Yes. Very well.
Is it a clean enviorment?
Very clean due to strict laws. As clean as Japan.
Is singapore a place where americans can study?
Yes. Education is among the best in asia. English is the main language of education.
Is it true that their economy is growing?
Yes, economy is doing very well.
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Old 01-21-2014, 07:05 PM
 
Location: Melbourne, Australia
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I was just in Singapore for a quick post graduation trip. Some people claim that it is essentially a police state. However if all the cities in the world can be like that I wouldn't mind living in such a police state.
Unless one has some ideological opposition Singapore's government and wants to boycott it, I don't really see how it's strict laws would effect you unless you are doing something wrong. No it's not a 'police state' those people don't know what a real military/police state is like. There are not soldiers or police everywhere with machine guns. Some laws are strict, sure, but the average tourist is not likely to break any. The penalties are well-advertised. I don't approve of everything S'pore does, but as a place to visit, I've never had any problems.
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Old 08-13-2014, 02:53 AM
 
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I heard Singapore gov. Is very strict on criminals. Thats good
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