Time difference: GMT + 9
Language: English is widely spoken as well as Mandolin, Malay and Tamil.
Electrical current/ plugs: Plug sockets are compatible with English plugs i.e. three thin pins with a current of 230V AC, 50Hv.
Culture: Singaporeans are warm and welcoming, while quite traditional.
Water: It is advised to drink bottled water.
Politics: Singapore is a democratic republic with a Head of State.
Religion: Buddhism is the predominant religion in Singapore (33%) followed by Christianity (18%) and Islam (14%).