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Here’s the real story none of us learned in school of how Raffles ‘founded’ Singapore – Mothership.SG

It’s protected to say that the arrival of Stamford Raffles in Singapore 200 years in the past, on Jan. 28, 1819, has acquired a moderately mythological...