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A Forgotten Past – Two Decades of Chaos

The quiet night of 8th December 2013 would be remembered for years to come, as Singaporeans were shocked by the news of a riot erupting at Little India. Most expressed disbelief, as riots and violent strikes were almost unheard of … Continue reading

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A Forgotten Past – The Curious Case of Lim Yew Hock

A controversial yet significant figure in the political history of modern Singapore, Lim Yew Hock (1914-1984) was the second Chief Minister of Singapore, succeeding David Saul Marshall (1908-1995) in 1956. Unlike his predecessor, Lim Yew Hock was a hardliner against … Continue reading

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Headlines that shook Singapore (since 1955)

Below is a collection of some of the biggest headlines that shook the Singapore society since 1955, when Singapore was given self-governance (Extending the timeline from the previous version of “1970 to Present”). The headlines are categorised into Social Unrest, … Continue reading

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