Tag Archives: Emporium Holdings

Memories of the Old Clementi Town Centre

Bounded by Commonwealth Avenue West and Clementi Avenue 3, the Clementi Town Centre was built in 1980 with facilities such as clinics, cinemas, hawker centres, a wet market and a library to provide convenience for the residents. All the HDB … Continue reading

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The Emporium Legend Lim Tow Yong (1925-2012)

China was in a state of chaos in the early 20th century. A pair of Teochew brothers from a traditional family of farmers in Suatow decided to venture out into Nanyang for a better life. At age of only 15, … Continue reading

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