Talk:Tourism in Singapore
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Everything that is fun is illegal
- Please expand on this. - Patrick 09:51 18 Jul 2003 (UTC)
- I suspect this is referring to Singapore's rather strict penal code - you can't discard a candy wrapper without being heavily fined, and God forbid you should actually commit an act of vandalism because you'll find your backside bleeding from the impact of a heavy bamboo cane. These laws are seen by many as infringing civil liberties, but on the other hand the place is nice and tidy... :-| Lee M 04:27, 28 Sep 2003 (UTC)
I just took out the reference to illegal stuff. When you're there you don't really think about it much. It does not seem to have a detrimental effect on the city. I also fixed up the images. I don't think it's wise to have huge images on Wikipedia. -- Mark Ryan 08:10, 18 Nov 2003 (UTC)
- A 'rant' regarding shopping laws in Singapore was recently removed. I agree that the added paragraphs was mostly a rant, but if it is true that there are product warranty / return issues, then it may have been a better idea to reword rather than to simply delete the paragraphs in their entirety? I think it might balance the shopping section which sniffs a little of self promotion. I'm not familiar with the specific laws of the country so I don't feel I can fix. Rob 05:59, 13 July 2006 (UTC)
Fair use rationale for Image:Future SG skyline.jpg
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BetacommandBot 20:53, 6 November 2007 (UTC)
Source for the 'Citation Needed part' of 'Singapore having one of the worlds lowest crime rate' the proof Is from this PDF. http://www.heuni.fi/Satellite?blobtable=MungoBlobs&blobcol=urldata&SSURIapptype=BlobServer&SSURIcontainer=Default&SSURIsession=false&blobkey=id&blobheadervalue1=inline;%20filename=Hakapaino_final_07042010.pdf&SSURIsscontext=Satellite%20Server&blobwhere=1266335656647&blobheadername1=Content-Disposition&ssbinary=true&blobheader=application/pdf
Note that Singapore always appear in the lower quartile on the differently types of crime, therefore makin Singapore a country with a low crime rate.
written like an advertisment
use of paragraphs like "allows people to explore Asian, African and American habitats at night without any visible barriers between guests and the wild animals", "prime example of the ethnic diversity of the culture of Singapore. In Singapore's hawker centres – a technical misnomer, to be precise – for example, traditionally Malay hawker stalls selling halal food may serve halal versions of traditionally Tamil or Chinese food. Chinese stalls may introduce Malay or Indian ingredients" and "Shoppers can enjoy great discounts and bargains at participating outlets". These are from a cursory reading — Preceding unsigned comment added by 188.8.131.52 (talk) 10:35, 13 July 2013 (UTC)
bare URLs removed
I just removed these from the reflist section. Perhaps they could make useful inline citations.
http://www.singapore-window.org/sw03/031027af.htm http://photos.state.gov/libraries/singapore/6771/EP/SingaporeInBrief2012.pdf http://tobaccocontrol.bmj.com/content/19/5/355.full.html#related-urls---- https://app.stb.gov.sg/asp/index.asp Khoo, D. (2010). Phasing-out tobacco: proposal to deny access to tobacco for those born from 2000. 6.
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