For a community that contributed much to Singapore's early status as a trading hub, the Arabs of Singapore remain largely unknown in their adopted country. In 2004 the Arab Association of Singapore decided to take the community out from oblivion by staging the first Arab Heritage Week in Singapore's Arab Street. The event was an eye-opener, but ahead of its time. Only recently has Singapore's leaders engaged the community as they seek to re-establish business ties with an awakened, and...
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