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295 Singapore 's approach does not rely only on physical infrastructure, but it also emphasises proper legislation and enforcement, water pricing, public education as well as research and development.
293 The Port of Singapore, managed by port operators PSA International and Jurong Port, was the world's second-busiest port in 2005 in terms of shipping tonnage handled,.15 billion gross tons, and in terms of containerised traffic,.2 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs).
Citation needed Many were transient labourers, seeking to make some money in Singapore, with no intention of staying permanently.260 261 Changi Airport connects over 100 airlines to more than 300 cities.Jurong Island, Pulau Tekong, Pulau Ubin and Sentosa are the largest of Singapore 's smaller islands.Subsequently, the PAP maintained its dominance in Parliament at the September general elections, receiving.9 of the popular vote, behind the 2001 tally.3 110 and the 1968 tally.7.372 In 2008, 32 of healthcare was funded by the government.109 On Lee Kuan Yew passed away, 99 during the 50th year of independence, declaring a one-week period of public mourning.Archived from the original on 12 September 2015.Chinese and Indian workers moved to Singapore to work at the harbour.69 British losses during the fighting for Singapore were heavy, with a total of nearly 85,000 personnel captured, in addition to losses during the earlier fighting in Malaya.



"Singaporeans feel safest in the world as country tops law and order index".
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Being a major trading hub and its close proximity to its neighbour Malaysia, Singapore was prone to many foreign influences, both from Britain and from other Asian countries.
186 The government also has plans to preserve the remaining wildlife.233 234 Employment Main article: Employment in Singapore Singapore traditionally has one of the lowest unemployment rates among developed countries.Retrieved "pecc - pecc : The Pacific Economic Cooperation Council - International Secretariat".This is however an improvement from 1990, when 40 of Singaporeans were illiterate in English.79 The failure of Britain to successfully defend Singapore had destroyed its credibility as infallible ruler in the eyes of Singaporeans.Publications such as The Wall Street Journal were censored.All institutions, private and public, must be registered with the Ministry of Education.The Defence Science and Technology Agency is responsible for procuring resources for the military." Singapore among 25 countries leading the world in advanced manufacturing: World Economic Forum".A b c d "Lunch Talk on "Defending Singapore : Strategies for a Small State" by Minister for Defence Teo Chee Hean" (Press release).



414 Singapore 's media industry has sometimes been criticised for being overly regulated and lacking in freedom by human rights groups such as Freedom House.