Tag Archives: Radio Television Singapura

Broadcasts, Dramas and Dreams… Caldecott Hill in 80 Years

Singapore’s broadcasting history officially started in 1935, 82 years ago, when the British Malayan Broadcasting Company (BMBC) was set up at Caldecott Hill. However, the first commercial wireless station had already existed in Singapore as early as 1915. In 1924, … Continue reading

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The World Cup Craze and Memories

The World Cup is here again. The biggest football tournament, held once every four years, is again expected to cause many sleepless nights among the local football fans. During Mexico ’86, the 10-year-old me always wondered why my father stayed … Continue reading

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From Black & White to Colour…

Just like radio, television broadcasting has come a long way in Singapore. There were plans to develop it as early as 1956, but they did not materialised until six years later. It officially began in 1963 when Television Singapura was … Continue reading

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Spirit of Radio Remains Strong After 75 Years

This year, Singapore’s leading media company MediaCorp is celebrating 75 years of broadcasting of Radio since 1936 (and subsequently the launch of Television on 15th February 1963). Radio Singapura, the first radio service in Singapore, was launched on 1st June … Continue reading

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