Singapore’s not that really well known, and some of the prevailing concepts the media has tends to be … well, lopsided. It’s not that hard to know, it’s a tiny place that is punching above its weight. I saw this Monocle Survey of Singapore 2009 and it looks like a good read, besides it has a list of places and faces that give Singapore that special touch. Here it is below, click on the top right hand corner to toggle full screen for a better read.
Update on 30 Nov. The Lee Kuan Yew School of public policy released a report on Singapore’s competitiveness 2009, which you can download here.