If you look at Singapore on the map, you’ll actually find that Singapore lies along the +7 Time zone yet Singaporeans always use +8 GMT instead. There’s actually a very interesting historical and geographical reason to this: Read this article for more details!
For this post, I’ve actually had inspiration from yesterday.sg which contains lovely posts on Singapore’s Heritage, Museums and other stuff. =)
p.s. For our non-singaporean friends, ‘salah’ is malay for ‘wrong’. In Singapore, Singaporeans often use a mixture of malay, english, chinese, hokkien and other dialects in our everyday conversation. We lovingly call this mumble-jumble of languages, Singlish.