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  • Lieutenant Adnan and the Battle of Bukit Chandu

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    One of the last great battles of the Japanese invasion took place on 14 February 1942, fought by the brave soldiers of the Malay Regiment.

  • Caldecott Through The Years

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    For the past 80 years, you have known it as the stomping ground of Singapore’s best-loved television stars, and where our television classics such as ‘Under One Roof’, ‘The Unbeatables’ and ‘The Little Nyonya’ were created.

  • A Taste of History at Little India

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    Mention Little India, and popular eateries such as Komala Vilas and Banana Leaf Apolo come to mind. These are some of the iconic food spots that have grown to be synonymous with Little India, alongside the likes of Tekka Market, Little India Arcade and Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple.

  • Remembering Geylang Serai – Garrick Cinema

    Today, the former Garrick cinema houses the Muslim Converts’ Association of Singapore

  • Dalforce: Dalley's Desperadoes

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    One of the military units that defended Singapore from the Japanese was a group of Chinese volunteers with barely any training or weapons.

  • Jurong New Town and Jurong Industrial Estate

    Dr Goh Keng Swee at JTC Meeting in 1968

    Jurong New Town and the accompanying Jurong Industrial Estate were the two most ambitious projects the government undertook during the 1960s. It was helmed by former Finance Minister Dr Goh Keng Swee and transformed the former swamplands of Jurong into a key-manufacturing sector that provided jobs for thousands of Singaporeans, all while creating a brand new housing estate altogether.

  • Yu Sheng and Lo Hei

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    Nothing gets the festivities of Chinese New Year started like a good lo hei - the tossing tradition of the colourful and flavorful Yu Sheng salad for good fortune.

  • A Time to Remember

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    Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Fall of Singapore, photographer Nicky Loh meets four survivors who have lived through the trying times of the war, and captures vignettes of their stories.

  • Why We Should Remember WWII

    WWII Remember

    What’s Up, Singapore’s newspaper for students, asked Education Minister (Schools) Ng Chee Meng about World War 2. Why is it important that today’s young Singaporeans know about events 75 years ago?

  • Urut Lady - Trading Stories: Conversations with Six Pioneering Tradesmen

    Urut Lady - Trading Stories: Conversations with Six Pioneering Tradesmen

    Since moving to Singapore in 1994, Ibu Tutik's work as an Urut Lady has helped her support her family in Singapore as well as in Surabaya. Demand for her services was particularly high in the Chinese Dragon year of 2012.

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