2 Rail transport Contents The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission said on 15 December 2010 that it would not oppose SGXs takeover of ASX, Fostering a culture that supports and celebrates lifelong learning. . (89.6) 32.3 5.4 Independence The stormwater drainage system in Singapore is completely separated from the sewer system It consists of 7,000 km of public roadside drains and about 1,000 km of major canals and waterways that are regularly cleaned of debris and maintained by private companies under performance-based contracts with PUB. This system has reduced the flood-prone area from 3,200 hectares in the 1970s to about 49 hectares today despite increased urbanization which usually would have resulted in more floods PUB plans to further reduce flood prone areas to 40 hectares by 2013 In the 1960s and 1970s widespread flooding was common in Singapore especially in the city centre which is built on relatively low-lying land. Nevertheless flash floods caused by unusually heavy rains and blocked drains caused damage in 2010 and 2011, 3.3 Private cars Gifted Education Programme, Christianity Mean monthly sunshine hours 172.4 183.2 192.7 173.6 179.8 177.7 187.9 180.6 156.2 155.2 129.6 133.5 2,022.4 The median age of Singaporean residents was 40.5 in 2017, and the total fertility rate is estimated to be 0.80 children per woman in 2014 the lowest in the world and well below the 2.1 needed to replace the population to overcome this problem the Singapore government has been encouraging foreigners to immigrate to Singapore for the past few decades The large number of immigrants has kept Singapore's population from declining; 1.3 The New Economic Policy Danzig, Music Singapore Treaty See also: Forex scandal Chendol 2 Listing Sri Mariamman Temple built in 1827 is the largest Hindu temple in Singapore.
In 10th general election in 1999 rocked by the arrest and trial of former UMNO deputy Anwar Ibrahim and the subsequent formation of the Barisan Alternatif opposition coalition UMNO's share dipped to 54% of the vote and 102 out of 144 seats, 2.2 Rule Education policy in Singapore is designed to ensure that no child is disadvantaged because of their financial background. Therefore school fees in public schools are heavily subsidised There is no school fee for 6 years of compulsory education in primary school although students still need to pay standard miscellaneous fees of $6.50 per month. Moreover schools may optionally charge second-tier miscellaneous fees of up to the maximum of $6.50 per month. On the broadest scale the rate at which energy is received from the Sun and the rate at which it is lost to space determine the equilibrium temperature and climate of Earth This energy is distributed around the globe by winds ocean currents and other mechanisms to affect the climates of different regions, Towards water self-sufficiency (since 2002) Hawker Centres During the May 1959 elections the People's Action Party (PAP) won a landslide victory Singapore became an internally self-governing state within the Commonwealth with Lee Kuan Yew as its first Prime Minister. As a result the 1959 general elections were the first after full internal self-government was granted by the British authorities Singapore was not yet fully independent as the British still controlled external affairs such as the military and foreign relations However Singapore was now a recognised state Governor Sir William Allmond Codrington Goode served as the first Yang di-Pertuan Negara (Head of State) and was succeeded by Yusof bin Ishak. See also: List of islands of Singapore and Extreme points of Singapore, The Istana is the official residence and office of the President as well as the working office of the Prime Minister, Main articles: Operation Tiderace and Post-war Singapore Singapore is the occasional home of 395 species of birds (out of which roughly 180 species are resident birds). To preserve its international standing and further its economic prosperity in the 21st century Singapore has taken measures to promote innovation encourage entrepreneurship and re-train its workforce the Ministry of Manpower (Singapore) (MoM) is primarily responsible for setting adjusting and enforcing foreign worker immigration rules There are approximately 243,000 Foreign Domestic Workers (FDWs) in Singapore. 3 Implementation According to recent studies global-mean sea level rose by 195 mm during the period from 1870 to 2004. Since 2004 satellite-based records indicate that there has been a further 43 mm of global-mean sea levels rise as of July 2017.