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Housing in Singapore

In this article, find out more about the evolution of modern housing in Singapore since the 1960s, including useful digital resources. Click the image…

Living in Kampongs

Kampong life is generally a simple and carefree affair, where houses were rarely gated and children were free to run around and play. Opportunities…

Gambling

Gambling was the most lucrative tax-farm in Singapore’s early years when the inhabitants of the island engaged in gambling activities such as betting at…

Street Hawkers

A common sight in the 19th and mid-20th centuries, street hawkers could be found on busy streets and intersections, selling quick and cheap food…