September 13, 2011
With nations ideals as Democracy, Peace, Progress, Justice and Equality, Singapre just completed its 46th National day on August 9, 2011.
Here are some snippets of information about the Tops of Singapore in world:
The lovely country Singapore has 63 small islands including the unusually named Violin island and Junk island.
Mr. lee Kuan Yew holds the record for the longest serving elected Prime Minister in the world, from 1959 to 1990.
Float @ Marina Bay
The Float@Marina Bay is the wolds largest floating stage at 120 metres long and 83 metres wide.
The worlds tallest man-made waterfall at Jurong Bird park has 30 metres of continously running water.
Singapore with a population density of 7,126 people per sq km in2010, is among the top five most populated countries in the world.
Besides Rio de janeiro, Singapore is the other city in the world with a primary rainforest - the 1.64 sq km Bukit Timah Nature reserve.
The Singapore Flyer - the worlds largest observation wheel - used to spin counter-clockwise, if you are facing out to sea. On geomancers advice, it nww spins the other way round.
Semakau Landfill, an island made entirely of garbage incineraor ash, is located eight kms south of Singapore.
Singapore technology company, Cyberinc, holds the Guinness world record for building the smallest optical mouse in 2008.
The USB thumbdrive was invented by Singaporean named Henn Tan in 1999.
The Toa Payoh Mass rapid Transit station completed in August 1985 was the first with platform screen doors in the world.
There are around 40,000 species of plants and animals in the island.
The National flower is Miss Joaquim Orchid , he one used in Hawaiis garlands also.
The Fountain of wealth at suntec city is the worlds largest fountain. It occupies an area of 1,683 square metres.
Fountain of wealth
Nanyang University (Nantah) established as the first Chinese-language university outside China in 1955 is now a reputable comprehensive university in the world delivering high standard and cultured students.