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From Villages to Flats (Part 1) – The Kampong Days

The rapid urbanisation of Singapore in the past four decades has seen hundreds of villages demolished and the lands freed up for redevelopment. The life of many Singaporeans of the last generation changed dramatically as they shifted from their kampong … Continue reading

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Interesting Singapore Road Names

This is a continuation from the previous article Old, Common Names of Places in Singapore, and their Origins. Other than names of our pioneers, early local merchants or governors of Straits Settlements, many roads in Singapore are  also named after … Continue reading

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