Johor-S’pore trade ties date back centuries


Kassim says building the Causeway helped make Johor accessible to many foreign investors living in Singapore.

The economic ties between Johor and Singapore is traceable to the early 19th century, a local historian says.

Dr Kassim Tukiman said the presence of Europeans, in particular British statesman Sir Stamford Raffles, helped develop Singapore into a major port in the region.

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