50 Years of the Chinese Community in Singapore

50 Years of the Chinese Community in Singapore

eBook - 2016
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"Singapore's success story is essentially a "people" story. Singaporeans have good reason to celebrate the nation's golden jubilee with pride. In the short space of five decades the country has moved from Third World to First, and its real GDP has grown by 40 times! For this phenomenal progress, credit must go to its people, the Republic's primary resource. Against all odds and amidst dire predictions, Singaporeans proved that a united and resourceful community could build a nation from scratch. This book is dedicated to one segment of these Singaporeans--the Chinese community. In particular, this collection of essays focuses on the Chinese speaking members of the community whose many contributions are less familiar to those brought up on a strict diet of the English language"--
Publisher: New Jersey :, World Scientific,, [2016]
ISBN: 9789814675413
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: Pang, Cheng Lian - Editor


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