Tropical John2 wrote:I am visiting the UK (from Singapore).
One persons outrage is another persons normality. I have spent some time in Singapore and truly adore the area. From the bird park at night to sailing to Batam across the bay and Keppel Bay.
Yet let us not forget that the world has different values for different regions. There is no utopia. (Or maybe there is)
Whilst your annoyance at being unable to fly in to and land at a museum is (I believe) a poor snapshot of “Rip off Britain” Singapore has some concepts that are alien to some;
The legislation on “Outrages on Decency” criminalizes same sex relations. This law used to be under the umbrella of “unnatural sex” or sex “against the order of nature.” Violators of this law can cost the offender up to two years in prison.
Chewing gum is banned in Singapore so leave it at home when packing your bags. Importation of chewing gums into the country, even if it is not for trading, is illegal.
Not Flushing the Toilet
Not flushing the toilet is more than just a breach of propriety in Singapore, you will be breaking the law if you do not.