Tag Archives: Sengkang

The Clock is Ticking on Singapore’s Last Village

The Last Kampong on Mainland Singapore Lorong Buangkok was originally a swampy area. In 1956, a traditional Chinese medicine seller named Sng Teow Koon bought a piece of land at Lorong Buangkok and rented it to several Chinese and Malay … Continue reading

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The Remaining Farmways at Seletar-Punggol

When the construction of the new extension of Seletar Road started in early 2012, many landmarks and buildings near Seletar West Farmway had to make way, such as the former Jalan Kayu Post Office, The Hiding Place, Sinflora and several … Continue reading

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A Walk Through The Old Neighbourhood – Jalan Kayu

Mention Jalan Kayu, and most Singaporeans will think of the delicious crispy roti prata. Indeed, the two large roti prata shops at Jalan Kayu, perhaps more popular and famous than the ones at Upper Thomson Road and Clementi Road, have … Continue reading

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Fish Farms at Seletar West Farmways to be Relocated?

Many local fish hobbyists are familiar with the locations of the clustered fish farms in Singapore, such as Lim Chu Kang, Old Choa Chu Kang Road, Pasir Ris Farmway and Seletar West Farmway. At Seletar West Farmway 1, 2 and … Continue reading

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