Tag Archives: Merlion

SG50 – A Glance at Singapore in the Past 50 Years

Fifty years, fifty old and new photos of Singapore, and fifty familiar names, events and landmarks that helped to shape and define Singapore between 1965 and 2015. To celebrate SG50, let us take a look at Singapore’s enormous progress and … Continue reading

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Ang Mo Kio, My Hometown of 25 years

I guess every Singaporean has a story to tell in one way or another… of the place he or she was born and raised. Each story is an unique memory. I’m no exception. My hometown was Ang Mo Kio. If … Continue reading

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10 Legends and Myths of Singapore

Even though we are a young nation, Singapore, like any other countries, has its fare share of legends and myths. Most Singaporeans are aware of the popular folktale of how the name Singapura came about, but what about the other … Continue reading

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Best of Singlish Words and Phrases

Why do our older generations address nurses as “bee see“? Why do we call someone without roles or assignments “lobo“? Find out more… Arrow Original Meaning: A type of shooting weapon (English) Local Meaning: To order someone to do a … Continue reading

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