Imperial Japanese Navy Land Forces, The central bank influences interest rates by expanding or contracting the monetary base which consists of currency in circulation and banks' reserves on deposit at the central bank Central banks have three main tools of monetary policy: open market operations the discount rate and the reserve requirements; Singapore business directory 3.2.1 Human influences In 1961 the Tunku mooted the idea of forming "Malaysia" which would consist of Singapore Sabah Sarawak all of which were then British colonies and also British Protectorate State of Brunei The reasoning behind this was that this would allow the central government to control and combat communist activities especially in Singapore It was also feared that if Singapore achieved independence it would become a base for Chinese chauvinists to threaten Malayan sovereignty To balance out the ethnic composition of the new nation the other states whose Malay and indigenous populations would balance out the Singaporean Chinese majority were also included! . 1 Fauna 1.3 Failed water negotiations with Malaysia (1998-2002).
From 1967 until 1978 Mountbatten was president of the United World Colleges Organisation then represented by a single college: that of Atlantic College in South Wales Mountbatten supported the United World Colleges and encouraged heads of state politicians and personalities throughout the world to share his interest Under Mountbatten's presidency and personal involvement the United World College of South East Asia was established in Singapore in 1971 followed by the United World College of the Pacific in Victoria British Columbia in 1974 In 1978 Mountbatten passed the presidency of the college to his great-nephew the Prince of Wales, Specialist Nitec (Marine), S$46,428 US$116.172 S$1.6646 Main article: Light Rail Transit (Singapore). ! . History Sir Stamford Raffles's statue at the Singapore River spot where he first landed. .