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Fairmont Singapore
80 Bras Basah Road
Singapore, Singapore 189560

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Saturday
a few tstorms. More clouds than sun. Hot.
90/78 °F
32/26°C
Sunday
a few tstorms. Broken clouds. Hot.
90/77 °F
32/25°C
Monday
Widely scattered tstorms. More clouds than sun. Hot.
90/77 °F
33/25°C
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Today's Singapore is a true melting pot, home to people of Chinese, Malay and Indian descent, with a significant population of non-citizen residents (temporary workers and ex-pats) from countries as diverse as Korea, Japan, the UK, the US, the Philippines, Bangladesh and Indonesia. There's a vibrant conglomeration of cultures here, with colorful ethnic pockets (remnants of Raffles' segregated urban plan) such as Chinatown, Little India and Arab Street. Singaporeans enjoy a high standard of living, with a plethora of cultural and social advantages. The country is known for the quality, diversity and abundance of its dining options indeed, Singaporeans embrace the offerings of street vendors' traditional Asian fare as well as upscale restaurants serving refined European cuisine. Nightlife is rapidly becoming world-class, with numerous establishments grouped along the river at Boat Quay and Clarke Quay. And for its size, Singapore has an amazing number of attractions, including a wide variety of museums, zoos, the world's largest ferris wheel, and even an indoor ski resort. It's one of Asia's leading financial capitals, but it's also becoming an exciting tourist destination which offers one of the world's of only two Grand Prix night races and two Integrated Resorts opening in 2010.
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At the intersection of Tiong Bahru Road and Seng Poh Road is a quaint little coffee shop called Wah Heng. On Sunday mornings, dozens and dozens of songbirds and their owners congregate here for an informal competition. The ornate cages are hung from the ceiling of the cafe and from wires strung between trees, and the owners talk shop and encourage the best performance from their feathered friends, smiling proudly when one exceeds expectations. Official competitions often award winners large cash prizes (not to mention bragging rights!), and Wah Heng serves as something of a training ground.

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