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WW1 anniversary marked in Singapore

4 August 2014 Last updated at 09:26 BST

Dignitaries gathered at the Singapore Cenotaph today to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of the start of World War One, from which 124 Singapore residents never returned.

Ashleigh Nghiem spoke to Brian Farrell from the National University of Singapore, who explained the consequences of the war for Asia over the next century.

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