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From Villages to Flats (Part 2) – Public Housing in Singapore

The history of the public housing in Singapore is largely divided into two sections: The Singapore Improvement Trust’s (SIT) period and the Housing and Development Board’s (HDB) era. Two minor players that had also contributed in the building of public … Continue reading

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From Villages to Flats (Part 1) – The Kampong Days

The rapid urbanisation of Singapore in the past four decades has seen hundreds of villages demolished and the lands freed up for redevelopment. The life of many Singaporeans of the last generation changed dramatically as they shifted from their kampong … Continue reading

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The Sky Changes at Potong Pasir

The Singapore General Election (GE) 2011 came to an end as the ruling party People’s Action Party (PAP) extended their governance of Singapore by claiming 81 out of 87 seats in the parliament. Opposition veteran Mr Chiam See Tong, aged … Continue reading

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