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The Disappearance of the Historic Hallpike Street

Hallpike Street was previously a little known road that once existed between High Street and North Boat Quay. But the road had a significant history that goes back to the 19th century. Located near to the recorded landing site of … Continue reading

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Money Never Sleeps – A Brief History of Banking in Singapore

As a well-known international financial hub, there are over 100 banks in Singapore, including six local banks, 24 foreign banks, 40 wholesale banks and 42 offshore banks. Since the liberalisation of the banking sector by the Singapore government in 2001, … Continue reading

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