Tag Archives: Goh Keng Swee

A Tale of Towers and Pagodas

Between the late sixties and mid-seventies, four lookout towers, including one pagoda, were built in Singapore. Two of them are located at the western side of Singapore (Jurong Hill and Chinese Garden), while the other two are at Toa Payoh … Continue reading

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Once in Our Life, Two Years of Our Time

“Training to be soldiers To fight for our land Once in our life Two years of our time Have you ever wondered Why must we serve? Coz we love our land And we want it to be free, to be … Continue reading

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Tribute to Dr Toh Chin Chye (1921-2012)

Early Days One of the founding pioneers of modern Singapore, Dr Toh Chin Chye 杜进才 was born in Taiping, Malaysia in 1921 to the son of a bicycle shop owner. After early education in Ipoh, Dr Toh came to study … Continue reading

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