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The National Flag

Our National Flag consists of two equal  horizontal sections, red above white. In the upper left canton is a white crescent moon beside five white stars within a circle.

Each feature has its own distinctive meaning and significance: red symbolises universal brotherhood and equality of man; white signifies pervading and everlasting purity and virtue; the crescent moon represents a young nation on the ascendant; and the five stars stand for the nation’s ideals of democracy, peace, progress, justice and equality.

The Pledge

We,
the citizens of Singapore,
pledge ourselves as one united people,
regardless of race,
language or religion,
to build a democratic society
based on justice and equality
so as to achieve happiness, prosperity
and progress for our nation.

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30 October, 2008 at 1:00 pm

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We are one united people, and Singapore is our home.

MAJULAH SINGAPURA!

Written by victorkoo

27 October, 2008 at 1:00 pm

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To achieve happiness, prosperity and progress for our nation, we will join hands and work together.

Written by victorkoo

23 October, 2008 at 1:00 pm

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Yes, Singaporeans are different in many ways.

Different races, different cultures, different languages and different religions.

Written by victorkoo

20 October, 2008 at 1:00 pm

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Many annual festivals are celebrated in Singapore. Four of the festivals are shown on these stamps.

(Lunar New Year, Hari Raya, Deepavali and Christmas)

Written by victorkoo

16 October, 2008 at 1:00 pm

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In Singapore there is freedom of worship. The worship can take place in temples, mosques and churches.

Written by victorkoo

13 October, 2008 at 1:00 pm

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In school every child studies two languages. As a result, most people are bi-lingual.

Written by victorkoo

9 October, 2008 at 1:00 pm

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