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Tiong Bahru Was A Swampy Kampung & Mistress Village Before Hipster Cafes Hit

Tiong Bahru: Pre-War Housing Estate Dating Back To The 1920s Ask any 2000s kid about Tiong Bahru and they'll probably mention Tiong Bahru Bakery or Plain Vanilla. Many wouldn't be able to tell you about the rich history that belies its snaking rows of hipster cafes and eateries. Commercialisation of Tiong Bahru...

Singapore Was Once In A State Of Emergency For 12 Years Due To A...

State Of Emergency Declared To Deal With Malayan Communist Party You wouldn't know this unless you're a die-hard history buff - but Singapore once declared a state of emergency that kicked off exactly 70 years ago, and lasted for over a decade, from 1948 to 1960. What sparked the order? Blame the Malayan Communist Party...

10 Really Old Schools That Shaped Singapore’s History

Old Schools In Singapore: From Being Renamed To Experiencing War, They've Seen It All While Singapore is a relatively young country, our island does have quite a vast bit of history attached to it. Many of us know of these schools, but the history that accompanies these institutions is less well-known. We...

10 Cases Of People Who Have Gone Missing In Singapore

People Who Have Gone Missing In Singapore We've taken a look at unbelievable crimes that happened in Singapore, leading us to explore other tragedies that have taken place here. One would think that on such a small island, people would not vanish without a trace. Sadly, some of these disappearances ended in...

The Fall Of Singapore: A Day-By-Day Recount Of Singapore’s Surrender

The Fall Of Singapore Happened On 15 February 1942 Every year on 15 February, a siren rings out loud across the little red dot, a reminder of Singapore's fall to the Japanese in 1942. The signal also marks Total Defence Day, and serves as a sobering reminder that Singaporeans are...

SMRT Admits They Couldn’t Handle The Breakdowns On Their Own, Netizens React In Anger

Netizens want SMRT to wake up their idea Last night (14 July), SMRT's Managing Director of Trains, Mr Lee Ling Wee, spoke up on TV about SG's worst MRT breakdown in history. Source He confessed that the transport giant, raking in $2.2 million a year, could not handle the wrath of 7/7. And...

Our Reader’s Encounter With LKY Sums Up His Love For Mrs Lee

A reader shares a run-in with LKY We don't usually do reader submissions, but this story from a MustShareNews reader had us reaching for tissues. The reader prefers not to be named. We reproduce the submission in full below: I am a reader of the your site and I read the article of the Lee Kuan...

13 Controversies Of Lee Kuan Yew

Lee Kuan Yew, no stranger to controversy While he may have developed Singapore from economic backwaters to a First World Country, Mr. Lee Kuan Yew still had his fair share of controversies. A man of his status might have been revered by many, there are also many dissidents who want to bring him down. We...

The Lee Kuan Yew And Kwa Geok Choo Love Story

Behind every successful man there stands a woman Most refer to her as Mrs. Lee Kuan Yew, but Madam Kwa Geok Choo is more than just the woman behind Mr. Lee Kuan Yew – she was a woman who silently gave her all to the nation and her family. Mr. Lee Kuan Yew...

Here’s How You Can Help Support Local Fish Farm That Lost 80% Of Its...

Plankton bloom causes Ah Hua Kelong to lose 80% of stock An increase in plankton levels has crippled Ah Hua Kelong, leaving the local fish farm with only 20% of their fish stock. In order to help pay for expenses as the farm recovers, a crowdfunding effort has been set up. Source The...

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