By Lay Hwee Yeo,Barnard Turner
As Singapore enters its fiftieth yr of independence, it's a strong time to mirror on its prior in addition to glance to the long run. 50 Years of Singapore-Europe kin: Celebrating Singapore's Connections with Europe is one such contribution to the huge number of books commemorating Singapore's fiftieth birthday. The essays and articles during this edited quantity seize historic moments, demonstrate the heartfelt needs and considerate reviews of Europeans who've made Singapore their domestic, chronicle a few of the long-standing partnerships and think of the long run demanding situations of Singapore.
This specific ebook includes a wide selection of essays and articles reflecting at the robust connections that Singapore enjoys with Europe, not just on the legitimate point, but additionally during the contributions that Europeans and eu businesses have made — and proceed to make — which improve Singaporean society. those essays offer a kaleidoscope of perspectives on Singapore — they discover how shut ties and partnerships are solid among countries, how companies see Singapore as a reliable accomplice and position to speculate and determine roots, and, at a extra own point, the articles additionally current diverse views at the strengths, and from time to time, the weaknesses of Singapore as seen in the course of the eyes of Europeans who stay and paintings in Singapore and examine it as their home.
In commemorating Singapore's fiftieth birthday, this e-book will upload to the knowledge of the richness and variety of Singapore society, and support readers have fun with and examine how openness and connectivity have contributed to the luck of Singapore in its first 50 years.
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