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National Library of Singapore (pictured), the Seattle Central Library, and Minneapolis Central Library are examples of , using environmentally conscious designs?
green libraries the
Singapore case , which held that courts could assess the lawfulness of orders made under the Chng Suan Tze v. Minister for Home Affairs Internal Security Act, was overridden by statute in 1989?
spray-painting of graffiti on a Mass Rapid Transit train in a depot by and an accomplice in May 2010 caused an outcry over the security of protected installations in Oliver Fricker Singapore?
Malay word has been used in both Merdeka Singapore and Malaysia to describe the campaigns for self-government and independence in both countries?
International Olympic Committee has shortlisted five cities — Athens, Bangkok, Moscow, Singapore and Turin — out of nine to host the first bids Youth Olympic Games in ?
Singaporean legal officer was lead counsel in inquiries into the Sivakant Tiwari (1978), the Spyros disaster Singapore Cable Car disaster (1984), and the Hotel New World disaster (1988)?
execution of strained relations between Flor Contemplacion Singapore and the Philippines?
facade of Hitachi Tower (pictured) in Singapore has three sections which break the verticality of the tower?
statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary at the , a Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary national monument in Singapore, was given by Sultan Ibrahim of Johor in Malaysia?
U.S. Department of Defense pays the owners of the MV Baffin Strait (T-AK W9519) US$12,550 per day to carry cargo from Singapore to Diego Garcia?
, built in 1905, is the second Chesed-El Synagogue synagogue for the Jewish community in Singapore, and was one of the first places to use gaslights in Singapore?
Chevron House (pictured) in Singapore houses the international headquarters of Caltex, a petroleum brand name?
in Civilian War Memorial Singapore was built in 1967 in memory of the civilians massacred during the Japanese Occupation of Singapore from 1942 to 1945?
, which houses the CPF Building Central Provident Fund Board, was the site of a silent protest by four people demanding greater transparency and accountability in Singapore?
is a Bukit Timah Monkey Man cryptid said to roam around the city-state of Singapore?
U.S. Trade Representative tried to stop Singapore from hosting the first World Trade Organization ministeral meeting because of the caning of ?
Michael P. Fay the
wall mural on Marine Parade Community Building (pictured) is Singapore's largest piece of installation art?
was built by Bukit Batok Memorial Australian POWs to honor the war dead of the Japanese and Allies from Singapore's Battle of Bukit Timah?
Singapore's first Formula One race in 2008, the last running of the Singapore Grand Prix was as a non-championship race run to Australian Formula Two rules in ?
1973 in her
début at the 2008 Summer Olympics, broke the Asian record for the 100 m Tao Li butterfly twice and became the first Singaporean swimmer to enter an Olympic final?
a new free trade agreement called the
between Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership Brunei, Chile, New Zealand and Singapore will come into effect on ?
1 January 2006 a series of miscommunications and withdrawals by
Allied forces during the allowed the Battle of Kranji Japanese forces to gain strategic footholds which led to the fall of Singapore in 1942?
Constitution of Singapore had been revised in 1958 to implement self-government for the then British colony of Singapore, self-government was only officially achieved with the ?
Singapore general election of 1959 a detailed
exists for each of Development Guide Plan Singapore's 55 urban planning areas?
fountain ( pictured) was built by the British colonial government to commemorate s Tan Kim Seng' $13,000 contribution towards Singapore's first public waterworks?
Tiger's Whip, a piece of installation art by Singaporean artist , highlights how the Tang Da Wu tiger is being hunted for its penis?
of Lalit Goel Nanyang Technological University in Singapore became an internet celebrity after footage of his lectures were uploaded to YouTube?
a 120-year old
Bodhi tree ( pictured) in , standing over 30 Jin Long Si Temple m tall with a girth of 8.5 m, is the oldest and largest of its kind ever found in Singapore?
completion of the
West Coast Highway viaduct — the longest in Singapore — was delayed for more than two years because of the contractor's financial problems?
during the construction of
Centennial Tower (pictured) in Singapore, the tower rose 20 storeys in just three months?
in 1947, 72 out of 126
trade unions in Singapore were affiliated to the communist-led ?
Singapore Federation of Trade Unions in April 2009,
Lim Hwee Hua became the first woman to be appointed a full Minister in Singapore's ?
Cabinet in March 2007, about five thousand workers were evacuated from
in Hong Leong Building Singapore after tremors originating from Sumatra were felt?
MMS were sent out to all 5.5 million mobile phone subscribers in Singapore to alert them of the prison break of ISA detainee ?
Mas Selamat bin Kastari four Japanese War Memorials found in the
Japanese Cemetery Park (pictured) were built without knowledge of the British colonial government of Singapore?
during the construction of
Samsung Hub (pictured), a high-rise commercial building in Singapore, the building sank on one side from 3 mm to 39 mm in just four months?
during the trial for the
in Toa Payoh ritual murders Singapore, Howard Cashin received death threats for defending the accused, Adrian Lim?
in Coleman Bridge Singapore was the second bridge built across the Singapore River, and the first built in masonry?
of Criminal Law (Temporary Provisions) Act Singapore that allows for suspected criminals to be detained without trial has been renewed 12 times since its enactment in 1955?
the apparent disparagement of
Singapore as a " " by former little red dot Indonesian President B.J. Habibie has come to be used by Singaporeans with pride?
the costumes of
, the official Lyo and Merly mascots of the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics in Singapore, have inbuilt fans and optional vests lined with cool packs to keep wearers from overheating?
the first Director of
Singapore's Commercial Affairs Department, , was also the first legal officer in the country to be charged for Glenn Knight corruption?
used to house a popular Yue Hwa Building boutique hotel, and was the tallest building in Singapore's Chinatown when it was completed in 1936?
in Western Islands Planning Area Singapore houses the world's third largest refining centre, located in Jurong Island?
of current series banknotes in Singapore feature the portrait of Yusof bin Ishak, the first President of Singapore?
of Southern Islands Singapore (pictured) are being developed into a getaway for the ultra-wealthy, similar to Dubai's Palm Islands?
once said the islanders live in a "legal twilight" because ancient Supreme Court of Christmas Island Singaporean law applies to an Australian island?
the first Western
abbot of Singapore's Buddhist was an Poh Ern Shih Temple American?
the old block of the
in Bank of China Building Singapore was the tallest building in the central business district, Raffles Place, from 1954 till 1974?
to prepare for future
examinations, Singapore students use the to practice on past years' examination papers, some of which date back to before they were ten year series born?
twelve floors in
Springleaf Tower (pictured), a skyscraper in Singapore, were sold at S$225 million in October 2007, while nine months earlier, they were sold at S$134 million?
of Vandalism Act Singapore, a person convicted for the first time of vandalism by defacing property using an indelible substance such as paint must be sentenced to caning?
through the opening of the
and Thomson MRT Line Eastern Region MRT Line by 2020, Singapore's rail network density will rise from 31 km per million residents today to 51 km per million, surpassing what Hong Kong and Tokyo currently have?
initiated the first court case in HardwareZone Singapore over a domain name, which was settled after just four days?
stained glass windows of the Saint George's Church (pictured) in Singapore were packed away for safekeeping before the Japanese Occupation of Singapore but have never been found since?
complex in South Beach Singapore will incorporate four conservation buildings, where the first National Service enlistment was held in 1967?
, discovered in 1909, is the only natural Sembawang hot spring on the main island of Singapore?
, a SIA Building skyscraper in Singapore, is the flagship building of Singapore Airlines?
Istana Kampong Glam (pictured) is a former Malay palace in Singapore, and was refurbished into the Malay Heritage Centre in 2004?
is Jinricksha Station Singapore's last reminder of the once ubiquitous rickshaw, which was phased out after World War II?
in Little Guilin Singapore is given its name because of its resemblance to the scenery in Guilin, China?
International Plaza (pictured) is the tallest commercial building with residential apartments in Singapore?
High Court of Singapore (Supreme Court Building pictured) is the sole court in Singapore exercising original criminal jurisdiction that may impose the death penalty?
has been so effective in monitoring traffic conditions on EMAS Singapore's expressways that the LTA removed most SOS telephones from the expressways as a result?
Fuji Xerox Towers (pictured), a skyscraper in Singapore, was given the 2005 Energy Smart Label Award by the Energy Sustainability Unit and the National Environment Agency?
of the Gurkha Contingent Singapore Police Force is the world's only police department outside of Nepal to be comprised of Gurkhas, and it is currently the only military or police unit in Singapore to be headed by a Briton?
of an outline of appearance monkeys on a tree in Singapore drew large crowds as devotees believed that the images are a manifestation of the Monkey God and Hanuman?
was a regional art movement practised by Nanyang Style migrant Chinese painters in Singapore in the 1950s?
, a high-rise Pickering Operations Complex telecommunication hotel in Singapore, has eight refrigerating plants each with a capacity of 300 tons, and 16 control centres?
in Queen Elizabeth Walk Singapore was built on reclaimed land in 1922 and that it was renamed in 1953 to commemorate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom?
SGH War Memorial (pictured) was gazetted as one of the nine historical landmarks that are closely linked with the history of medical education in Singapore?
, a much-beloved national icon of Old National Library Building Singapore, was demolished despite a rare display of public opposition?
( Old Ministry of Labour Building pictured) in Singapore housed the Chinese Protectorate before World War II, and has since been gazetted as a national monument?
was the first government campaign in National Courtesy Campaign Singapore to adopt a mascot?
, a Old Admiralty House national monument in Singapore, was used by the British Armed Forces for strategic planning during World War II?
, a film by former The Best Bet Singaporean gambling addict Jack Neo, was intended to warn people of the perils of gambling?
bagged Singapore Dreaming Singapore its first IFFPA-recognised award at an international feature film festival?
Singaporean worked Venerable Ho Yuen Hoe nineteen-hour days hairdressing for nearly thirty years, and used the money to open a nursing home at age 61?
Singaporean author wrote his first Rex Shelley novel The Shrimp People, about the Eurasian community in Singapore, in 1991 at age 61?
Wee Siew Kim, a Singaporean MP, had to apologise after broke out involving an scandal elitist blog entry made by his daughter?
Singaporean Web Map Service successfully sued several businesses for Streetdirectory.com copyright infringment, but is now being sued on the same charge by the Singapore Land Authority?
Singaporean sculptor created her 2006 work Han Sai Por Seeds (pictured), situated at the National Museum of Singapore, from sandstone excavated during the Museum's redevelopment?
Singaporean backstroke swimmer , who has Yip Pin Xiu muscular dystrophy, won a gold and a silver medal at the 2008 Summer Paralympics, setting two world records in the process?
Singaporean equestrienne won Singapore's first-ever Laurentia Tan Paralympic medals, two bronzes in dressage, at the 2008 Summer Paralympics?
Singaporean Paralympian , who is Theresa Goh paraplegic, won six gold medals in swimming at the 2003 ISMWSF World Wheelchair Games in 2003?
, a 6 Battery Road high-rise in Singapore, was on completion the largest building for the Standard Chartered Bank Group worldwide, and represented the largest single investment by a British company?
, a Ah Meng Sumatran Orangutan and tourism icon of Singapore, had breakfast with celebrities including the Duke of Edinburgh and pop star Michael Jackson?
was the first Chen Wen Hsi Singaporean artist to be conferred an honorary doctorate by the National University of Singapore?
in Chingay Parade Singapore, a display of floats, music and dances, is a major festival in Asia attended by more than 200,000 people and watched by millions on TV across Asia?
was the first Choa Chu Kang Community Library library in Singapore to install self-check machines for borrowing and returning of books?
was Central Sikh Temple Singapore's first gurdwara when it was initially set up in a police barracks in the 1880s?
, the oldest existing Central Fire Station fire station in Singapore, had only four portable water pumps when it was completed in 1908?
, a historic building complex in CHIJMES Singapore, began life as a Catholic convent in the 1850s and has been gazetted as a national monument?
, the only Cavenagh Bridge suspension bridge in Singapore, was originally designed as a drawbridge but on its completion in 1869 was found to be suitable only as a fixed structure, and is now a pedestrian bridge?
Singaporean artist ’s Chua Ek Kay ink paintings blended traditional Chinese painting forms and Western art theories and techniques?
Singapore’s , formerly a place designated for affluent Europeans and Asians, is now the largest and oldest Sungei Road flea market better known as the Thieves' Market?
golf was introduced to Singapore by in 1891 while he was Sir John Tankerville Goldney Chief Justice for the Straits Settlements?
New Zealand currently has with free trade agreements Australia, Singapore, Thailand, Brunei, Chile and China?
Singapore's 5.4-ton is the first Pegasus helicopter-portable 155mm howitzer with a self-propelled capability?
computer simulation techniques were used to review the design of in One Marina Boulevard Singapore?
Lord Canning wanted to build a port at , now in Canning West Bengal, that could rival Singapore but gave up when the Matla River surged its fury on the new port town in 1867?
" was a phrase frequently used in 1960s ultra Malaysia and Singapore to describe racial chauvinists?
", the Majulah Singapura national anthem of Singapore, was originally a theme song for events held by Singapore's City Council during colonial times?
masters of Singapore-registered ships are subject to a fine of S$1,000 if they do not hoist the Red Ensign (pictured) before entering or leaving port?
Singapore's has the largest white Burmese Buddhist Temple marble statue of the Buddha ( pictured) outside of Myanmar?
Singapore's is the world's largest tethered DHL Balloon helium balloon?
Singapore's is a Police Coast Guard coast guard and water police service that is also responsible for maintenance of order on most of Singapore's off-shore islands?
Singapore's first elected President was ?
Ong Teng Cheong
Singapore’s , one of the oldest military forts built by the Fort Tanjong Katong British colonial government, never saw combat action and was nicknamed the "Wash-out Fort"?
Singapore's contains ten Museum Planning Area national monuments?
Singapore's is home to over 21 Middle Road Hainanese clan and sub-clan associations?
Singapore's Early Founders Memorial Stone (pictured), a foundation stone for a proposed memorial, became the memorial itself?
Singapore's Gallery Hotel (pictured), with its twisted cuboid form and seemingly random and multi-coloured windows, stands like a massive pop art signpost?
, former Choor Singh judge of the Supreme Court of Singapore, was the first Singaporean judge to impose the death penalty on a woman?
, the tallest building in DBS Building Tower One Singapore when completed in 1975, is an example of brutalist architecture?
is Tan Howe Liang Singapore's only Olympic Games medallist?
Tan Teck Guan Building (pictured) was the site of Singapore's first medical school, and has been conserved as a national monument?
, who established Tang Choon Keng Tangs and built the former Dynasty Hotel ( pictured), was also known as the "Tin Trunk Man" in Singapore for his rags to riches legacy?
is the oldest Swan and Maclaren architectural firm in Singapore?
in Stamford House Singapore, at first an office building, was for a time in the early 20th century an annex of Raffles Hotel due to a shortage of hotel rooms?
, a twin building development in SGX Centre Singapore, was built at a location to be the gateway to the new downtown?
, a 1979 fiction Saint Jack film about a prostitute in Singapore and the only Hollywood film about Singapore to be shot on location, was banned in the country until 2006?
was first granted in 1957, when Singaporean citizenship Singapore was a self-governing colony of the United Kingdom?
has the most diverse student population among all government-operated schools in Tanjong Katong Primary School Singapore, as its students come from 39 countries?
was The Cenotaph Singapore's first major war memorial built in memory of the people who gave their lives in World War I, and was unveiled by the young Prince Edward of Wales, later King Edward VIII?
was the first Ying Fo Fui Kun Hakka clan association in Singapore, and its clan house at Telok Ayer (pictured) was gazetted as a national monument in 1998?
is the oldest Yueh Hai Ching Temple Taoist temple in Singapore, and Chinese Emperor Guang Xu presented a plaque to the temple in 1907?
, a book which documents a Escape from Paradise Singaporean woman's divorce, was removed from bookstores and libraries in the country in 2002, even after it had been reviewed in the Singapore press?
, former Walter Woon Attorney-General of Singapore, was the first Member of Parliament since Singapore's independence to have a private member's bill become a public law?
in Vuestar Technologies Singapore claims to own patents for hyperlinking a visual image to webpages, and plans to bill virtually all websites for its use?
, a The New 7th Storey Hotel budget hotel catering to backpackers in Singapore, is actually nine storeys high and was the tallest building in the Beach Road area in the 1950s?
, a The Observatory Singaporean space rock band released their first album packaged as a diary, complete with torn pages and paperclipped photos?
was a Pulau Senang penal settlement in Singapore but shut down after only three years when a riot broke out in 1963?
was a Pulau Sejahat British military encampment in Singapore during World War II whose gun batteries were never used against Japanese invaders?
Hwa Chong Institution (pictured), a pre-university educational institution in Singapore, has produced 50 President's Scholars, the most by any junior college in the country?
, established in 1845, is the oldest John Little department store in Singapore?
was the first John Martin Scripps Briton in Singapore to be sentenced to death by hanging?
was Hong Lim Green Singapore's first public garden?
is where Farrer Park Singapore's first racecourse was built and the island's aviation history began?
in Duxton Hill Singapore used to be a notorious slum area with brothels, opium and gambling dens, but now belongs to a conservation area known as Tanjong Pagar?
's 1979 poem Edwin Thumboo Ulysses by the Merlion has influenced so many other Singaporean poets, it is joked that a true Singapore poet has to have written a " Merlion poem"?
Esplanade Park (pictured), built in 1943, is one of the oldest parks in Singapore, and has a number of historical landmarks which include the former Indian National Army Monument site and The Cenotaph?
, located at Jurong Falls Singapore's Jurong BirdPark and featuring the world's most numerous bird collection, is the tallest man-made waterfall in the world at 30 metres (98 feet) high?
, a Khoo Kheng-Hor Malaysian author, was appointed as honorary Assistant Superintendent of Police in Singapore, in recognition for his contemporary application of Sun Tzu's Art of War?
Island in the Nayachar Hooghly River was chosen as the location for a major chemical hub based on experience in developing Jurong Island in Singapore?
, the first and largest family-oriented New World amusement park in Singapore, was known for its striptease, cabaret girls, and wrestling matches during its heyday?
Pinnacle@Duxton (model pictured), at 50 floors, is set to be the tallest public housing in Singapore upon completion?
is the oldest Masjid Omar Kampong Melaka mosque in Singapore and was established in 1820, just a year after the British set up a trading post in Singapore?
Dragon's Teeth Gate (pictured), an ancient navigational landmark, was documented in one of the earliest historic records of Singapore?
, a Lee Choon Seng Singaporean philanthropist built a Buddhist temple with the intention of liberating the spirits of those killed during the 1942 Battle of Pasir Panjang?
is library@esplanade Singapore's first public library for the performing arts?
" became a famous description for Disneyland with the Death Penalty Singapore (pictured) following the 1993 publication of William Gibson's article of the same name?
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