Singapore: A port city in search of a hinterland, The Straits Times, 2 April 2019

The Straits Times carried a commentary by Yale-NUS President and Professor of Humanities (History) Tan Tai Yong on the importance of Singapore’s hinterland to its economic development as a port city. He reviewed the history of Singapore’s economic development and its various hinterlands, concluding with a warning against neglecting nation-building in an era of globalisation.

 

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