Trade triumph and geopolitics mark Singapore’s 200th anniversary, Financial Times, 27 June 2019

The Financial Times published an article about Singapore’s bicentennial, providing a brief overview of Singapore’s history and geopolitical significance. Yale-NUS College President and Professor of Humanities (History) Tan Tai Yong was quoted saying that Singapore’s commemorations are not “trying to glorify [its] colonial past but to mark a pivotal event in [its] history”.

 

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