Singapore is one of the most popular tourist destinations in South-East Asia. For such a small country it has plenty to offer including great shopping, fantastic food and exciting nightlife. Singapore has a population of around 5 million people. Singapore was originally a state of Malaysia until it broke off and formed an independent country in 1965.
Most nationalities do not need a visa to enter Singapore. At the airport they issue you with a 90 day entry permit. For more details of which nationalities do require a visa please see the Singapore Immigration & Checkpoint website.
Most international airlines fly into Changi Airport in Singapore. You can also reach Singapore by ferry from Malaysia and Indonesia. From Malaysia you can also enter by road across the causeway at Johor Bahru.