Originally Posted by stroma
Singapore only gain independence and become a sovereign state 39 years ago.. Prior to that Singapore was a British colony..
Thanks for enlightening me... I think somewhere in the dark recesses of my brain I knew that... Anyway HAPPY BIRTHDAY FORMER BRITISH COLONY...
Stroma ( Britain - STILL A BRITISH COLONY _ HA HA !!)
Hmmm, you learned a different history?
Singapore gained independance by joining Federation of Malaysia in 1963, and got separated in 1965 as a republic.