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The story of modern Singapore begins with the establishment of a trading station by Sir Stamford Raffles in 1819.

Under British protection, Singapore’s trading activities grew steadily and attracted many people to live and work here. Singapore’s steady progress was not affected by Britain’s involvement in World War One (1914-1918) in Europe.

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Written by victorkoo

4 December, 2008 at 1:00 pm

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