INDEPENDENCE FOR SINGAPORE
What did independence mean for Singapore?
THE RESPONSES AND FEELINGS OF PEOPLE WHO WENT THROUGH INDEPENDENCE
THE CHANGES/PROBLEMS THAT SINGAPORE WENT THROUGH AFTER INDEPENDENCE
The second challenge that Singapore faced was security.Singapore was lacking of a strong defence force.Indonesia continued to carry out attacks on Singapore even after Singapore's independence.The lack of strong defence force would affect Singapore's economic development as security and stability in Singapore were important to attract foreign investments.
Another challenge that Singapore faced was mass unemployment.
When Singapore separate with Malaysia,the people need to choose their citizenship.Most of the people were to choose Malaysia as most of them were born in Malaysia.Thus,the government encouraged the people to take up Singapore citizenship.