Arab Street (阿拉伯街) is the name of a road and neighbourhood in Singapore.
There are two explanations behind the name.
The first one is that the area was owned by an Arab merchant, Syed Ali bin Mohamed Al Junied and that it was the site of an Arab kampong, hence the name Arab Street.
Katong is a residential area in the east of Singapore near the seafront.
The area is traditionally associated with the Eurasian and Peranakan community. However, many high-rise apartment blocks now stand alongside the traditional shophouses and Peranakan terrace houses.
Orchard Road is a 2.2 kilometre-long street that is the retail and entertainment hub of Singapore. It is a major tourist attraction, in addition to being the most popular shopping enclave in the city-state.
Singapore , practically right on the equator, is highly urbanised with very little primary rainforest remaining, although more land is being created for development through land reclamation.
Singapore is a very diverse and young country. It has many languages, cultures and religions for a country its size.Due to the many different languages and cultures in the country, there is no single set of culturally acceptable behaviours.