Singapore (Singapura, 新加坡, சிங்கப்பூர்) is a city-country in Southeast Asia. Founded as a British trading colony in 1819, since independence it has come to be one of the world’s most prosperous, tax-friendly international locations and boasts the world’s busiest port.
Combining the skyscrapers and subways of a modern, affluent metropolis with a medley of Chinese, Malay and Indian impacts in conjunction with a tropical climate, tasty meals from hawker centers, copious shopping malls, and colorful night-lifestyles scene, this Garden City makes an exceptional stopover or springboard into the region.
The number of new coronavirus cases in China appears to have declined, according to a study released by the nation’s health authorities.The figures said 1,886 new coronavirus cases and 98 deaths were reported on the mainland, lifting totals to 72,436 and 1,868,respectively, as of midnight on February 17, 2020.But the World Health Organisation (WHO) urged caution over the apparent slowdown, saying it is “too early” to say if the downward trend will continue.(Photo: Chinatopix via AP)
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