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50 Years of Singapore-Europe Relations:Celebrating by Lay Hwee Yeo,Barnard Turner

By Lay Hwee Yeo,Barnard Turner

As Singapore enters its fiftieth 12 months of independence, it's a sturdy time to mirror on its previous in addition to glance to the long run. 50 Years of Singapore-Europe family: Celebrating Singapore's Connections with Europe is one such contribution to the broad number of books commemorating Singapore's fiftieth birthday. The essays and articles during this edited quantity seize historic moments, exhibit the heartfelt needs and considerate reviews of Europeans who've made Singapore their domestic, chronicle the various long-standing partnerships and reflect on the longer term demanding situations of Singapore.

This distinctive publication encompasses a wide selection of essays and articles reflecting at the robust connections that Singapore enjoys with Europe, not just on the reliable point, but in addition during the contributions that Europeans and eu businesses have made — and proceed to make — which increase Singaporean society. those essays supply a kaleidoscope of perspectives on Singapore — they discover how shut ties and partnerships are solid among countries, how companies see Singapore as a reliable companion and position to speculate and determine roots, and, at a extra own point, the articles additionally current various views at the strengths, and every now and then, the weaknesses of Singapore as considered in the course of the eyes of Europeans who stay and paintings in Singapore and look at it as their home.

In commemorating Singapore's fiftieth birthday, this ebook will upload to the knowledge of the richness and variety of Singapore society, and aid readers enjoy and give some thought to how openness and connectivity have contributed to the good fortune of Singapore in its first 50 years.

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