Remembering Othman Wok: How pioneer leader helped to shape multi-racial Singapore, says PM Lee Hsien Loong, Politics News & Top Stories

SINGAPORE – When Singapore was a part of Malaysia from 1963 to 1965, the People’s Action Party’s (PAP) Malay leaders came under relentless pressure to choose race over nation.

They were also offered land and other riches to jump ship and join Malaysia’s leading Malay party, the United Malays National Organisation (Umno).

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