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1819 - Singapore became a vibrant marketplace for early settlers plying their trades.

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1870s - Singapore wasn’t just a global port but a regional centre for Muslim pilgrims bound for the Haj.

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The Battle of Singapore was over in eight days, with the Japanese occupation forever changing the perception of the British by the locals

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August 9, 1968 - the day it rained on our parade but nobody left.

700 Years of Singapore in One Afternoon

A two-part showcase presents Singapore’s history over the centuries.
May 31, 2019 5:50 AM

UNLESS YOU HAVE been hiding under a rock, you would know that Singapore is celebrating its bicentennial this year.

From January, there have already been events marking the arrival of the British to Singapore 200 years ago.

But the Singapore story didn’t start in 1819 but 700 years

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