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In search of Singapore"s national values

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Published by Institute of Policy Studies, Times Academic Press in Singapore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Singapore.
    • Subjects:
    • Civics, Singapore.,
    • Social values -- Singapore.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by Jon S.T. Quah.
      ContributionsQuah, Jon S. T., Institute of Policy Studies (Singapore)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJQ745.S5 I5 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 105 p. ;
      Number of Pages105
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2017411M
      ISBN 109810021151
      LC Control Number90945971

      Singapore (/ ˈ s ɪ ŋ (ɡ) ə p ɔːr / ()), officially the Republic of Singapore, is a sovereign city-state and island country in maritime Southeast lies about one degree of latitude ( kilometres or 85 miles) north of the equator, off the southern tip of the Malay peninsula, and, by extension, the southernmost extremity of continental island country is wedged between Calling code: +   With the adoption of a national ideology in the form of the Five Shared Values, the government and people of Singapore present a model of a conservative society: a society that respects the rights of the human individual while recognizing and promoting each individual's equally-important duties towards family, community, and nation. By rejecting the selfish excesses of atomistic, libertarian.

        Minister for Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan on Monday (July 17) spoke to civil servants about the core principles of Singapore's foreign policy, in . The economy of Singapore is a highly developed free-market economy. Singapore's economy has been ranked as the most open in the world, 3rd least corrupt, most pro-business, with low tax rates (% of gross domestic product (GDP)) and has the third highest per-capita GDP in the world in terms of purchasing power parity (PPP). APEC is headquartered in y group: Developed/Advanced, High-income .

        Although the company has since ceased operations, mental images of this particular worm still emerge among Singaporeans whenever the word "bookworm" is brought up. If you are keen to rekindle your nerdy course of pre-adolescence, drop by the public libraries or try your luck in one of the used book stores at Bras Basah Complex. Similar articles. Values, attitudes and aspirations of Singaporeans — summary findings from a large-scale lifestyle study Article (PDF Available) in der markt 38(1) March with 1, Reads.


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