English Bridges Cultural Gap In Singapore

In the aftermath of World War II, countries in Southeast Asia became more nationalistic as they rejected continued colonial rule for independence. ingapore decided to keep English as its working language, partly because it was a neutral bridge between the different races in the country, and partly because it was the pre-eminent language of international commerce, technology and science and thus offered the fledgling economy the best prospects of success.¬†International Herald Tribune, February 12, 2001. Read the whole article…

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