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Singapore Trivia: The Firsts and Lasts (in Everyday Life)

A brief record of Singapore’s firsts and lasts of common things that are associated with our everyday life. 1821 – First General Hospital The history of Singapore’s first general hospital was almost as old as the country’s colonial history. The … Continue reading

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4D, Mahjong and Chap Ji Kee.. History of Gambling in Singapore

With the completion of the Integrated Resorts (IRs) and its casinos in 2010, some said that Singapore had truly become a sin city. While they might be right, the fact is gambling has never been a stranger on this island. … Continue reading

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