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Memories of Ah Meng, Inuka and Other Singapore’s Favourite Animal Stars

Many Singaporeans visited the Singapore Zoo to catch the last glimpse of their favourite Inuka, after learning about the news of its declining health. The world’s only tropical polar bear was eventually put down on 25 April 2018 by the … Continue reading

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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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Tales of Kampongs at Old Upper Thomson Road

In the sixties and seventies, the long meandering Old Upper Thomson Road was well-known as a racing circuit for the popular Singapore Grand Prix. A lesser known fact is that it was also home to some long forgotten villages, some … Continue reading

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SIT Apartments, Old Schools and a Famous Hawker Centre at Monk’s Hill

SIT Apartments It is a quiet neighbourhood tucked away in a small district bounded by the Bukit Timah Road, Cavenagh Road and Clemenceau Avenue. Over here, one can find several blocks of Singapore Trust Improvement (SIT) apartments, built by the … Continue reading

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100 Things We Love About The 80s (Part 2)

Due to overwhelming responses, I have compiled another 100 stuffs (thanks to the generous feedback and contributions from nostalgia-lovers in Part 1) that remind us of the good ‘old days in Singapore during the eighties. Apologies for other things that … Continue reading

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