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Singapore's split from M'sia made news on Swiss press

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The independence of Singapore was featured on the front page of the Zurich-based daily Neue Zürcher Zeitung on Aug 9 and Aug 10, 1965

SINGAPORE'S separation from Malaysia on August 9, 1965, made considerable impact on the Swiss press at the time. On the day itself, the event made front-page news in the Zurich-based daily Neue Zürcher Zeitung (NZZ).

Quoting the official radio, the paper reported that since midnight,