Singapore City, Singapore
Singapore is also known as the Lion City or the city of Little Red dot in South East Asia, this city is the only island city state of the world. It is in the Indian Ocean off the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula. The island nation of the Republic of Singapore lies one degree north of the Equator in Southern Asia. It is the most modern city in Southeast Asia and has a tropical rainforest climate with no distinctive seasons. The temperatures usually range from 22-35 °C (72 to 95 °F).
This city is a global finance, commerce as well as transportation hub. It has always been ranked highly in the fields of life expectancy, personal safety, healthcare, education etc. Singapore has always given great importance to the fields of education and firmly believes in educating its population in the fields of science and technology, health and medicine, economics and finance, social science and humanities, business and politics etc. The main idea behind educating it masses is that educated masses will become educated citizens and will ultimately contribute towards the country’s economy and can pave the path for a better and healthier tomorrow. Within less than three decades, the nation has transformed itself into a science and technology research hub that is punching above its weight.
Various Biomedical Research Institutes & Consortia are present in Singapore such as: Clinical Imaging Research Centre (CIRC), Experimental Therapeutics Centre (ETC), Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS), Institute of Medical Biology (IMB), Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB), Singapore Bioimaging Consortium (SBIC), Singapore Institute for Clinical Sciences (SICS), Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN).
Two nature preserves are situated at the north of the city, Bukit Timah and the Central Catchment Area, along with the splendid Singapore Zoological Gardens. The east coast features good seafood restaurants set on long stretches of sandy beach.