History

WATCH: A tribute to Lee Kuan Yew’s gardener, who sheltered him during the Sook Ching massacre

WATCH: A tribute to Lee Kuan Yew’s gardener, who sheltered him during the Sook Ching massacre

Things would have been very different today if not for Koh Teong Koo.

Glory and disgrace: The complex legacy of Singapore founder Sir Stamford Raffles

Glory and disgrace: The complex legacy of Singapore founder Sir Stamford Raffles

Exploring the man beyond his reputation beyond just establishing Singapore.

Old Jurong Fire Station’s iconic hose tower to be integrated with an upcoming HDB estate

Old Jurong Fire Station’s iconic hose tower to be integrated with an upcoming HDB estate

A proper tribute to the historic structure.

Man’s collection of photos from the ‘70s depicts Singapore in a grittier light

Man’s collection of photos from the ‘70s depicts Singapore in a grittier light

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New statues of historical figures (finally) pop up alongside Stamford Raffles along Singapore River

New statues of historical figures (finally) pop up alongside Stamford Raffles along Singapore River

Say hello to Sang Nila Utama, Munshi Abdullah, Tan Tock Seng, and Naraina Pillai.

New Zealand bans property sales to foreigners, but Singaporeans are more than welcome

New Zealand bans property sales to foreigners, but Singaporeans are more than welcome

New Zealanders do have a special place in their hearts for Singaporeans. This week, the Pacific island-nation announced that they would make an exception to their wide-reaching...

WATCH: How Singapore’s landmarks in 1979 film ‘Saint Jack’ look like today

WATCH: How Singapore’s landmarks in 1979 film ‘Saint Jack’ look like today

Way, way before the upcoming Crazy Rich Asians, Hollywood had already made its foray into Singapore with a little film called Saint Jack. Executively produced by Playboy founder...

WATCH: Ancient history of Singapore explained in video essay

WATCH: Ancient history of Singapore explained in video essay

History and politics video essayist Epimetheus has touched on many stories of nations in his mini documentaries on Youtube, and his latest study focuses on the ancient past of...

Rare snapshots of Bukit Ho Swee Fire found in London, presumably snapped by a tourist

Rare snapshots of Bukit Ho Swee Fire found in London, presumably snapped by a tourist

Every Singaporean student would know about the Bukit Ho Swee Fire of 1961. Only the biggest outbreak of fire in local history, the disaster struck the squatter settlement of Bukit...


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