Leading Singapore from Victorious Defeat to Success

Navigating Key Events During the Birth of Modern Singapore

Illustration modified from www.aikikenkyukaibogor.com

In 1963, Singapore merged with then Malaya to form Malaysia with Sabah and Sarawak. What hastened the eventual Union on 30 August 1963 was their profound fear of Communism.

Never in human history had a political marriage so destined for failure from the

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Dr Michael Heng

Dr Michael Heng

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