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  • The Natural History of Pulau Ubin: Carved in Granite

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    This old Malay folklore could well have taken place in Pulau Ubin where such wildlife once flourished.

  • The Future of Japanese Art is Cool

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    From Yayoi Kusama’s pioneering works of abstract expressionism to Takashi Murakami’s works that express Japanese Pop Art, the exhibition Trans-Cool TOKYO provided an opportunity to view works by groundbreaking Japanese artists who have made an indelible impact on contemporary art.

  • The Queen of Estates: Through Her Residents' Stories

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    Queenstown today is known as one of Singapore’s oldest housing estates. But back in the day, the housing project was one of the nation’s most ambitious, designed to give residents convenient access to all the living amenities that they needed.

  • There's No Place Like Home: The Performance of Identity on a Concrete Jungle Island

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    Since the birth of contemporary practice in Singapore – signalled by the formation of The Artists Village, 5th Passage as well as the landmark exhibition, Trimurti from 1988 – artists here have been exploring increasingly diverse mediums of creative work.

  • Telok Blangah: Testament to Singapore's History

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    Telok Blangah has its name inspired by the bay’s cooking pot shape – telok means “bay” in Malay and blanga refers to a clay cooking pot used by the southern Indians.

  • The Legend of Radin Mas Ayu

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    Singapore has her fair share of legends and mysteries still yet to be confirmed. Besides Sang Nila Utama’s landing in Singapore, the legend of Radin Mas Ayu is the other tale tied strongly to Telok Blangah.

  • The Story of Keppel Bay

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    Telok Blangah has been a witness to many landmark moments in Singapore’s maritime history.

  • Kranji: Singapore's Very Own Countryside

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    Kranji got its name from a tree in the area known as pokok keranji, the Malay name for the velvet tamarind.

  • Kranji: From War to a Place of Memorial

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    Contrasting against the dense tropical greenery of 1903 Kranji, a railway track with two parallel rows of long steel cuts a meter-wide path through the jungle.

  • The Dragon Kiln Breathes: Thow Kwang Dragon Kiln

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    Anyone who tires of the towering glass-steel offices at Raffles City, or the shop-till-you-drop malls along tree-lined orchard road, can head to the west of Singapore and explore a hidden cultural treasure: a dragon kiln.

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