The Story of Singapore

The Story of Singapore is a history podcast created by Mario Teng, tracing the historical and political developments of Singapore, from a backwater kingdom in the 1300s to an economic miracle by the turn of the 21st century.

https://marioteng.com

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 19m. Bisher sind 12 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein zweiwöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 3 hours 28 minutes

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EP. 9 — The Man with Two Faces


Communication breakdowns and compatibility issues led to a straining of relations between Farquhar and Raffles.


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EP. 8 — Moving Mountains


Building the settlement from the ground up was not easy. There were many pressing areas of administration that demanded Farquhar's attention before Singapore could take flight. 


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 2022-12-26  19m
 
 

EP. 7 — Bootstrapping


Singapore's survival was tenuous and hinged on its infancy years. As tensions between the British and Dutch approached boiling point, Farquhar had to figure out how to deliver results under tough constraints from the get-go.


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 2022-12-05  20m
 
 

A Quick Announcement Again


Oh boy. Not again.


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 2022-11-29  1m
 
 

EP. 6 — Here Come the Brits


In 1819, an ambitious British statesman risked open war with the Dutch and exploited turmoil in native politics to establish modern Singapore.


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 2022-10-25  20m
 
 

EP. 5 — Sugar, Spice and Everything Not So Nice


European powers travelled great lengths to satiate their ravenous appetite for spices and wrestled one another as they carved Southeast Asia up for their pound of flesh.


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 2022-09-20  31m
 
 

A Quick Announcement


Opps, I'm experiencing technical difficulties on the next episode. I will do my best to resolve them and upload the next one by 20 September.


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 2022-09-11  0m
 
 

EP. 4 — The Sands of Time


Empires rose, empires fell. Powerful geopolitical forces conspired to shape Southeast Asia’s developments in the centuries to come.


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 2022-08-30  32m
 
 

EP. 3 — Bad Blood


Iskandar's reign spelt disaster for the Kingdom of Singapura. When the dust settled, there would not be a kingdom left to speak of.


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 2022-08-16  17m
 
 

EP. 2 — Five Kings


The Kingdom of Singapura was ruled by a line of five kings. Each of them had a story that defined their reign.


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 2022-08-09  17m
 
 
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