The Story of the Rise of Singapore
The Malay Annals also known as The Sejarah Melayu tell of the origin of how Singapore was founded by Sang Nila Utama, who was also known as Prince Niltanam, or Sri Tri Buana. He was the ruler of the Srivijaya Empire of Sumatra and his capital was Palembang.
According the Malay Annals he was one of the princes who were believed to be descendants of Raja Iskandar Dzu’l-Karnain who was also known more commonly as Alexander the Great, the ruler of the Macedonian Empire. Read more