By Lay Hwee Yeo,Barnard Turner
As Singapore enters its fiftieth 12 months of independence, it's a solid time to mirror on its previous in addition to glance to the longer term. 50 Years of Singapore-Europe kinfolk: Celebrating Singapore's Connections with Europe is one such contribution to the large number of books commemorating Singapore's fiftieth birthday. The essays and articles during this edited quantity seize ancient moments, display the heartfelt needs and considerate reviews of Europeans who've made Singapore their domestic, chronicle a number of the long-standing partnerships and reflect on the long run demanding situations of Singapore.
This particular ebook encompasses a wide variety of essays and articles reflecting at the robust connections that Singapore enjoys with Europe, not just on the reliable point, but in addition in the course of the contributions that Europeans and ecu businesses have made — and proceed to make — which increase Singaporean society. those essays supply a kaleidoscope of perspectives on Singapore — they discover how shut ties and partnerships are solid among international locations, how companies see Singapore as a reliable associate and position to speculate and identify roots, and, at a extra own point, the articles additionally current diversified views at the strengths, and from time to time, the weaknesses of Singapore as seen throughout the eyes of Europeans who stay and paintings in Singapore and examine it as their home.
In commemorating Singapore's fiftieth birthday, this publication will upload to the certainty of the richness and variety of Singapore society, and support readers delight in and give some thought to how openness and connectivity have contributed to the luck of Singapore in its first 50 years.
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50 Years of Singapore-Europe Relations:Celebrating Singapore's Connections with Europe (World Scientific Series on Singapore's 50 Years of Nation-Building) by Lay Hwee Yeo,Barnard Turner