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Why Did Singapore Separate From Malaysia in 1965?

Goh Jun Cheng

In 1965, Singapore separated from the Federation of Malaysia to become an independent sovereign state after just two years of ...

Why is Singapore So Rich? Exploring the Sources of Singapore’s Wealth

Goh Jun Cheng

With a 2020 nominal GDP of around US$337 billion and per capita GDP of over US$59,000, Singapore is ranked among ...

Why is Singapore So Hot? Exploring the Reasons Behind the Tropical Heat

Goh Jun Cheng

Singapore is known across the world as a country with a characteristically hot and humid tropical climate. Its location just ...

Singapore’s Separation from Malaysia in 1965

Goh Jun Cheng

Singapore became an independent republic on 9th August 1965 following its separation from neighboring Malaysia. This pivotal moment marked the ...

What is the meaning of the Singapore flag?

Goh Jun Cheng

Singapore’s national flag is a longstanding symbol of the country’s independence and sovereignty. Its colors, design elements and symbolism carry ...

The Merlion: Singapore’s Enduring Personified Symbol

Goh Jun Cheng

The Merlion is the instantly recognizable symbol of Singapore, ubiquitously depicted in tourist memorabilia and souvenirs. With the head of ...

How Singapore celebrates its national day

Goh Jun Cheng

Singapore’s National Day on August 9 every year marks the anniversary of the country’s independence in 1965. It is a ...

What Singapore Means to Me

Goh Jun Cheng

As a Singaporean man in my 30s, Singapore is so much more than just the place where I was born. ...

Does Singapore Allow Dual Citizenship?

Goh Jun Cheng

Singapore has strict single citizenship principles embedded in its Constitution. But does the city-state make any exemptions allowing citizens to ...

Can Singapore Survive and Thrive into the Future? Examining the Nation’s Prospects

Goh Jun Cheng

As a small city-state lacking natural resources, some question Singapore’s viability and whether the country can endure far into the ...