26 Sep '14, 9am

6 odd facts tourists will never find in S’pore Tourism Board’s revamped YourSingapore website

6 odd facts tourists will never find in S’pore Tourism Board’s revamped YourSingapore website

, “sometime in 1981, Malaysia declared that West Malaysia would move their clocks ahead by 30 min to match the time in use in East Malaysia (8 hrs ahead of GMT). This meant that Singapore would be in a rather awkward position in time if she didn’t follow suit, especially with the amount of traffic and trade across the causeway. Singapore Government Gazette Notification S 392/81 (dated 31 December 1981) notified the nation that as of 1st Jan 1982, Singapore Standard Time would be 8 hours ahead of GMT.”

Full article: http://mothership.sg/2014/09/6-odd-facts-tourists-will-ne...

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