10 Aug '12, 2am

Do you agree with the views of Lucky Tan?...

50 years ago, people living in Singapore do not celebrate National Day. Singapore was a British colony and many of our forefathers came here to escape the economic hardship back home to eke out a better life here and return to their countries of origin once they make their fortune. They were not here to look for a citizenship in a new country but to work as labourers in a British colony. Singapore's merger with Malaysia was favored by the PAP and it was only after separation with Malaysia that Singapore became an independent nation. In short, nationhood was not a goal or a plan or even as aspiration for many of our forefathers and leaders of that generation but an outcome of our tumultous history. At that time Singapore was a collection of different ethnic groups each with its own distinct culture and language and many had little sense of belonging to Singapore. This was t...

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