The skyline has changed significantly since Caribbean-born quasi-pirate Sir Stamford Raffles first stepped foot on Singapore’s soil. Photo: Shutterstock
Ed Peters
Opinion

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Brief Encounters by Ed Peters

What to do on a Singapore city break, as celebrations begin for 200th anniversary

  • The shimmering metropolis prepares to mark two centuries since the arrival of British colonialist, Sir Stamford Raffles
  • Even if history and heritage do not excite, you’ll find plenty that does, from fine food to indie boutiques

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The skyline has changed significantly since Caribbean-born quasi-pirate Sir Stamford Raffles first stepped foot on Singapore’s soil. Photo: Shutterstock
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