Welcome to the vibrant Lion City, where BITC is committed to enriching your educational journey with a comprehensive understanding of local culture, strict laws, and safety. On January 18th, we even invited members of the Singapore Police Force to educate students on important local laws and how to avoid scams. As you embark on this exciting chapter, here are some essential legal points to remember for a safe and enjoyable stay:

🚫 1. No Littering: Keep Singapore clean, fines can go up to S$300 for littering.

🚭 2. No-Smoking Zones: Most public areas, including malls and public transport, are smoke-free.

🍬 3. Chewing Gum: Selling and importing gum is banned, except for therapeutic purposes.

🔊 4. Noise Control: Be mindful of noise levels, especially at night to avoid fines.

🌳 5. Wildlife: It’s illegal to feed birds or monkeys in parks, fines up to S$500.

📱 6. Online Conduct: Avoid cyberbullying and unauthorized Wi-Fi access.

🚗 7. Traffic Rules: Follow rules like no jaywalking, wearing seatbelts, and not drinking & driving.

🍻 8. Alcohol Consumption: Public drinking is restricted from 10:30 PM to 7 AM, and all day on weekends in some areas.

📚 9. Intellectual Property: Avoid piracy, especially when downloading study materials.

Stay informed and enjoy your time in this beautiful city!

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