Singapore on the Web

by ThingsAsian, Nov 9, 2004 | Destinations: Singapore
Raffles Hotel, Singapore.

Raffles Hotel, Singapore.

Raffles Hotel, Singapore.

Visit Singapore. Site run by the tourism board offering complete travel and destination information including site recommendations, travel specifics, and contact information for embassies, etc.

Singapore Infomap. Complete directories for Singapore ; those living there and those thinking of moving to the country. Categories include: Business, Work, Study, Play. Featured articles include: "Vienna Boys Choir" and "The Physicists."

CIA World Factbook. Singapore was founded as a British trading colony in 1819. It joined the Malaysian Federation in 1963 but separated two years later and became independent. The CIA World factbook offers complete historical information such as this, but more than that, here you will find country specifics such as births/deaths and a good selection of maps.

Singapore Government Pages. Government portal for information about the country. The site provides government news and policies, leadership and bureacracy, official statistics put out by the government, as well as details and contact information of public service agencies.

Lonely Planet. According to Lonely Planet, "At first glance, Singapore appears shockingly modern and anonymous, but this is an undeniably Asian city with Chinese, Malay and Indian traditions from feng shui to ancestor worship creating part of the everyday landscape." You'll find a great introduction to the country here as well as a list of suggested activities and travel warnings for tourists.

Singapore Search. Complete search engine for all things Singapore.

The Straits Times. Online version of this major Singapore newspaper.

Singapore Science Center. The Singapore Science Centre has the following mission: "To promote interest, learning and creativity in science and technology, through imaginative and enjoyable experience and contribute to the nation's development of its human resource". Here, you will find information on the center, ticket prices, exhibits, etc.

SingPost. English version of this newspaper.

Catcha Singapore. Singapore portal offering news, entertainment, finance, and other categories of information.

Singapore News. The latest headlines from Singapore.

Underwater World Singapore. Underwater World Singapore is a popular oceanarium in Singapore . It has more than 2,500 marine animals from 250 species. On the site, you can take a virtual tour and find out about tickets and upcoming events.

Singapore Symphony. This orchestra consists of over 90 full-time musicians, many of whom are Singaporean. The group performs regularly at venues and open spaces, performing over 50 concerts a year. On the site, you can read about the orchestra's history, its members, as well as find dates for upcoming concerts.

Singapore Window. This site is more than just an information portal. Their mission is to work on helping Singapore become a society that is multiracial and one that puts equality before the law. The site also looks to provide and exchange information about Singapore that will be a means to this end.

Singapore Statutes. Complete statutes online; updated frequently.

Singapore History. The focus of this site is Singapore's history; they are in partnership with National Archives Singapore and other organizations to provide a virtual database of all the country's history. There are three major categories: lives, landscapes, and chronologies.

Singapore Computer Society. The largest IT professional body in Singapore, with a membership over 20,000. Highlights of the site include a photo album and an events list.

Singapore Curriculum. A complete collection of Singapore's curriculum.

Singapore Tourist Guide. Complete tourist info with a compilation of links, geography, historical data, and travel recommendations.

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Research by Christina Gosnell. Have a site you want to add to the list? Email us the Site name, URL, and a description.

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