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Research Article| February 01 2007
Singapore in 2006: An Irritating and Irritated ASEAN Neighbor
Asian Survey (2007) 47 (1): 206–212.
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Chua Beng Huat; Singapore in 2006: An Irritating and Irritated ASEAN Neighbor. Asian Survey 1 February 2007; 47 (1): 206–212. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2007.47.1.206
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