Heng Swee Keat: Bicentennial Experience reminds us of values that underpin S'pore story
The three fundamental values that underpin the S'pore story are openness, multiculturalism, & self determination.
January 15, 07:58 pm
From 2nd-class citizens having lessons in corridors to SAP school, St Nicholas Girls' School has come far
Their story is told in a moving documentary film by one of the school's alumna.
September 15, 2019 @ 05:22 pm
Yusof Ishak was the only S'pore president to live in The Istana
Most other presidents resided in the east of Singapore in their own homes.
September 13, 2019 @ 03:21 am
Rare Hainanese 'salt & pepper' mooncakes created in S'pore in 1920s to cater to poor families
Regular Cantonese mooncakes were relatively more expensive.
September 9, 2019 @ 02:38 am
Munshi Abdullah, a scholar who worked for Raffles, was a genius of his day in the 1800s
19th century overachiever.
September 1, 2019 @ 06:01 am
Kranji War Memorial caretaker encountered 'a hundred ghosts' over 2 years from 1948-1950
A very crowded cemetery.
August 29, 2019 @ 03:22 am
Bukit Timah Food Centre was known as '7th Mile'. This is what a 'milestone' really means.
Now you know.
August 25, 2019 @ 06:39 am
What does 'Chu Kang' in Choa Chu Kang, Lim Chu Kang & Yio Chu Kang even mean?
Getting our clues from a 130-year old map.
August 15, 2019 @ 05:08 am
Rain fell on S'pore's 1st National Day Parade in 1966, but the people didn't care
NDPs have grown in sophistication since Singapore's first humble parade.
August 11, 2019 @ 05:56 am
The Beatles came to S'pore on July 2, 1964. 3,000 fans showed up at Paya Lebar Airport.
The one and only time the Fab Four landed here as a group.
August 10, 2019 @ 05:46 am