I eat therefore i am is the creed by which singaporeans live singapore's food has as mixed a heritage as its people, a fact that comes to life at the country's crowded hawker centres. A riot in singapore that occurred due to the communist influence most of them were students that were angry about the war interrupting their studies because they had to do part-time military service. Singapore table of contents precolonial era located astride the sea routes between china and india, from ancient times the malay archipelago served as an entrepôt, supply point, and rendezvous for the sea traders of the kingdoms and empires of the asian mainland and the indian subcontinent. Singapore's lgbt history remains largely unknown to the vast majority in mainstream society and even to many lgbt people themselves this is partly because the lgbt community is a relatively "invisible" one - it is not easy to identify who is gay or lesbian, although transgender singaporeans who.
This is a scholarly history that very carefully covers numerous topics in lengthy chapters this is the definitive work of singapore history, and turnbull is the subject of the forthcoming book studying singapore's past on the historiography of singapore. More information about singapore is available on the singapore country page and from other department of state publications and other sources listed at the end of this fact sheet. The history of singapore is an intriguing tale of a small island with little resources overcoming the odds to become a global city let our site be more useful to you each time you visit by enabling your cookies so we can remember details like your preferred language and more for a smoother browsing experience.
The earliest known mention of singapore was a 3rd century chinese account which described singapore as pu-luo-chung (island at the end of a peninsula) little is known about the island's history at that time but this matter-of-fact description belies singapore's colourful past. Singapore : history history singapore was known to the javanese as temasek('sea town') in the late 1300s, when siam (thailand) and the majapahit empire of java were contending for control of the malay peninsula. History of singapore how singapore came to develop its high tech industry other than location the only resource that could be a basis for the economic development and prosperity of singapore is its labor force, more specifically the training of its labor force. History of the embassy, singapore in 1836, joseph balestier was appointed to represent the united states in singapore as the first consul general his wife, maria revere balestier, was the daughter of paul revere, the famous revolutionary hero during the american war of independence. The ideals, the scope & the history of the singapore national olympic council through its ties with the international olympic committee, the singapore national olympic council works to educate singaporean athletes and the country's many sports bodies on the real benefits of the olympic sports model.
The most haunted places in singapore, and the famous ghost stories and legends behind these places #9 will send chills down your spine. Lee kuan yew's the singapore story is a good choice, albeit through his eyes, it is also an advantage as you get to look at the history of singapore from the eyes of someone who shaped singapore and he is quite a good writer too, so it is an interesting read another of his book, from third world. Introduction though physically small, singapore is an economic giant it has been southeast asia's most modern city for over a century the city blends malay, chinese, arab, indian and english cultures and religions. Singapore is a parliamentary republic with a westminster system of unicameral parliamentary government representing constituencies its constitution states representative democracy as its political system.
The singapore history gallery's updated narrative charts the development of the island as it was known through the years as singapura, a crown colony, syonan-to, and finally, singapore. The singapore history museum at stamford road, traces the eventful history of singapore from the 14th century to the read more singapore landmarks singapore certainly has a past worth exploring and it's through the historical buildings of the city-state that you can read more. The history of the republic of singapore began when singapore became an independent republic following an ejection from malaysia on 9 august 1965 after the separation, the fledgling nation had to become self-sufficient, and faced problems including mass unemployment, housing shortages and lack of land and natural resources such as petroleum.
History singapore island originally was inhabited by fishermen and pirates, and it served as an outpost for the sumatran empire of srīvijayain javanese inscriptions and chinese records dating to the end of the 14th century, the more-common name of the island is tumasik, or temasek, from the javanese word tasek (sea. The singapore grand prix ran from 1961-1973 the first event was called the orient year grand prix and held on a stretch of upper thomson road that encompassed the sembawang hills circus and a section of old upper thomson road. The earliest known mention of singapore was a 3rd century chinese account which described singapore as pu-luo-chung (island at the end of a peninsula) little is known about the island's history at this time but this matter-of-fact description belies singapore's colourful past.