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Singapore Correspondent
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Leon Comber
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-10-15 - Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International Asia Pte Ltd

Singapore Correspondent is a collection of eye-witness dispatches, sent from Singapore to London, of five years of Singapore’s colourful political past. They cover a period of living turbulently and sometimes dangerously too. This was a time in the mid-1950s and early-1960s when Singapore was emerging from British colonial rule and
Lion City
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Jeevan Vasagar
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-09-02 - Publisher: Hachette UK

Lion City tells the extraordinary story of Singapore - the world's most successful city state. In 1965, Singapore's GDP per capita was on a par with Jordan. Now it has outstripped Japan. After the Second World War and a sudden rupture with newly formed Malaysia, Singapore found itself independent -
Inside Story
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Peter Lloyd
Categories: Foreign correspondents
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: Allen & Unwin

In a distinguished career as an ABC foreign correspondent, Peter Lloyd was a trusted name and face telling us the exact nature of numerous terrible events. Then he was arrested for drug possession in Singapore and in a spectacular fashion he became the story.
The Singapore Puzzle
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Michael Haas
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

As Singapore's prosperity increases, its democratic practices decline. Haas and his contributors examine why. Seven writers, some of whom have suffered financially and physically from dictatorial excesses in this island republic, try to explain this puzzle.
Watching the Sun Rise
Language: en
Pages: 285
Authors: Jacqui Murray
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Lexington Books

Journalist and researcher Murray reviews the reporting on Japanese imperial aggression by the Australian mass circulation media in the years between Japanese attack on the Manchurian capital of Mukden in 1931 and the defeat of British and Australian forces by the Japanese in Singapore in 1942, which "was the final