Read the passage and fill in the blanks with the given words.
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One of the most important dates in the ____________ of Singapore is
9 August 1965. One that day, Singpore became an ____________ country.
The first President was Yusof bin Ishak.
After independence there were problems a new nation ___________.
Many peole were worried that Singapore could not ___________ because
it is too small and had no natural ____________.
To _________ the lives of Singaporeans, houses, clinics and schools
were built. Many jobs were also ____________ through the starting of new
factories. Roads and the _____________ of water and electricity were also
Singapore is an important ____________ because it is located on the
east-west _______________ between Europe and East Asia. It was for this
____________ that Raffles came to Singapore in 1819. Since then the port
had ____________ into an international trading port.
Today, Singapore is a ____________ city thriving on its port, financial
business and high-tech industries. The __________ enjoy a good standard
of living in a peaceful nation where many different _________ live together