Category Archives: Paranormal

Hillview Mansion, its Remnants and Legendary Tales

Hillview Mansion. A name that is previously well-known and generates much interest among local paranormal investigators. Known as the “green” house, it was once ranked together with the Punggol Matilda House (“white” house) and the Pasir Ris “red” house as … Continue reading

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Moths, Durians and Other Local Old Wives’ Tales

It is the “moth season” in Singapore recently, with hundreds, even thousands, of moths spotted all over the island. Known as the tropical swallowtail moths, they are the second largest species of moths found in Singapore, and are generally flying … Continue reading

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Pasir Ris Red House… A Haunting Legend No More

One of the most famous “haunted” places in Singapore is now undergoing redevelopment. The private residence at 191 Jalan Loyang Besar was once a favourite haunt for thrill-seeking youngsters in their supernatural-hunting activities. Nicknamed the Pasir Ris Red House (or … Continue reading

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Singapore’s Most Enduring Ghost Stories

The smoke from the burning of incense, the noise of the busy getai and wayang, and the offerings by the roadsides tell us that the annual Hungry Ghost Festival is here. According to the Chinese beliefs, the first day of … Continue reading

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10 Legends and Myths of Singapore

Even though we are a young nation, Singapore, like any other countries, has its fare share of legends and myths. Most Singaporeans are aware of the popular folktale of how the name Singapura came about, but what about the other … Continue reading

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10 Most Popular Singapore Urban Legends

Below are some of the most popular urban legends that charmed Singapore in the past few decades (not in any order). With the progress of our society and improving level of knowledge, some urban legends died off over the years; … Continue reading

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Top 10 ‘Haunted’ Places in Singapore

Abandoned buildings provide the best inspirations for haunted stories. Even in a tiny but highly urbanised country like Singapore, you will be surprised that there are many abandoned and empty buildings around. Over the years, as the histories of these … Continue reading

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