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    There are two major anniversaries being celebrated in Singapore this year. Both have to do with the colonial past.
    First the Bicentennial anniversary of Stamford Raffel's landing and establishment of Singapore as a British colony in 1819:
    https://www.straitstimes.com/singapo...back-700-years

    A commemorative S$20 note is available: https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news...nched-11597998
    Don't know if it will be an expensive collector's item in the future, since it will be issued in quite large number. (2 Mill.)

    Second is the 60th Anniversary of Singapore as an internally self-governing Crown Colony in 1959:
    https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news...dence-11591320

    PS> 1959 was also the first time I set foot on Singapore soil.
    Last edited by ombugge; June 5th, 2019, 14:14.

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    Originally posted by ombugge View Post
    PS> 1959 was also the first time I set foot on Singapore soil.
    Now that is certainly something for you to celebrate, Ombugge. 60 years ago - my goodness. Here's to you!!!
    Ivy

    "To thine own self be true.......
    Thou canst not then be false to any man."

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      Originally posted by ombugge View Post
      PS> 1959 was also the first time I set foot on Singapore soil.
      How will you mark that event of your life?

      A proper toast with a Singapore Sling perhaps?
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