The nickname for Singapore, “The Fine City”, has double meaning. In order to maintain the “public order” and to protect the “fine state” of Singapore, the Government has imposed a multitude of strict laws and hefty fines.
Don’t risk being fined or worst, caned and jailed in Singapore. Besides the usual “No Smoking” or “No Littering” signs, and besides the unusual “No Jumping”, “No Riding”, “No Running”, “No Heel Shoes” and “No Umbrellas” signs – there are also weird laws in Singapore that you should be aware of.
The sale and importing of chewing gum is illegal in Singapore.
And don’t even think to pee in the elevator!
Time in jail: two years.
And don’t take photos either….
A rattan cane is used. The blows are applied with the full force of the jailer’s arm on the offender’s bare buttocks.
If you are seen, you risk a fine or even jail term, under Singapore’s pornography law.
If you survive a suicide attempt, you will be jailed or fined.
Handshakes and hugs are OK.
You may get in trouble with the authorities. Keeping peace and harmony in the country is important for the Singapore government.
Absolutely no illegal drugs, including taking drugs before entering the country.