The National Library’s collection of menu cards from Raffles Hotel provides an inkling of lavish parties and fine dining from bygone days. Francis Dorai and Jessie Yak take a peek.
The much-loved NCO Club on Beach Road was a favourite downtown R & R spot for off-duty soldiers. Francis Dorai charts its history.
The SVC was the precursor of the first organised military service in Singapore and marked the beginning of a volunteer movement that would last for over a century. Francis Dorai has the story.