ranks 5th on UN Human Development Index with 3rd highest GDP per capita globally. Tourism forms a massive part of the economy with over 17 million visitors visiting the city in 2017. It is a worldwide core for finance, business, arts, culture and it is recognized as one of the most multicultural cities in the world. Joining the elevated structures and metros of a progressed, prosperous city with a blend of Chinese, Malay and Indian effects nearby a tropical air, scrumptious sustenance from merchant centres, copious malls, and enthusiastic night-life scene, this Garden City makes an uncommon stopover or springboard into the territory. The country has also been identified as a tax haven. There are four official languages: English (common and first language), Malay, Mandarin and Tamil, though almost all Singaporeans are bilingual.
Transportation system in Singapore: As Singapore is a small island with a high population density, the number of private cars on the road is restricted to curb pollution and congestion. Singapore has a road system covering 3,356 kilometres (2,085 mi), which includes 161 kilometres (100 mi) of expressways. Singaporean residents also travel by e-scooters, bicycles, bus, taxis and train (MRT or LRT). Two companies run the train transport system—SBS Transit and SMRT Corporation. Singapore is a major international transport hub in Asia, serving some of the busiest sea and air trade routes. There are eight airports around Singapore and the Port of Singapore is the world's busiest for transhipment traffic and the world's biggest ship refuelling centre.
Economic and Education: Singapore has a highly developed market economy, based historically on extended trans-shipment port trade. The Singaporean economy is known as one of the freest, most innovative, most competitive, most dynamic and most business-friendly. For several years, Singapore has been one of the few countries with an AAA credit rating from the "big three", and the only Asian country to achieve this rating. Singapore attracts a large amount of foreign investment as a result of its location, skilled workforce, low tax rates, advanced infrastructure and zero-tolerance against corruption. It is the 14th largest exporter and the 15th largest importer in the world. The education system in Singapore has been noted to be one of the best in the world. Singapore students excelled in most of the world education benchmarks in maths, science and reading. All institutions, private and public, must be registered with the Ministry of Education. Singapore literature students have won the Angus Ross Prize by Cambridge Examinations every year since 1987 (except in 2000), awarded to the top A-level English literature student outside Britain, with about 12,000 international candidates.
Notable Members in Singapore: Singapore is known for its quality education and academicians and scientists who have contributed to Singapore’s thriving research and development landscape in their respective fields, and who are laying the groundwork for future breakthroughs and innovations. Dr. Kenneth Lee, Lim Chwee Teck, Lok Shee-Mei are the renowned scientists from Singapore.
Tourist Attraction of Singapore: Tourism forms a large part of the economy, with over 17 million tourists visiting the city-state in 2017. The main attractions are: Sentosa, ArtScience Museum, Gardens by the Bay, Merlion, Universal Studios Singapore, Marina Bay Sands Singapore, Singapore Flyer, Singapore Zoo, Singapore Botanic Gardens, River Safari, Buddha Tooth Relic Temple etc.