Chong Shing Yit Pao (中兴日报)

In 1906, the Singapore branch of the Tongmenghui (Chinese Revolutionary Alliance, headed by Sun Yat-sen) was established. As newspaper was a powerful tool to advocate the revolutionaries’ ideals, local revolutionists…

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The Wai Seng Lottery

The Wai Seng Lottery is a fascinating subject matter not many are likely to have heard of. Authored by G. T. Hare, a civil service employee in the Straits Settlement,…

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Jit Shin Pau (日新报)

Jit Shin Pau (日新报) was the successor to Sing Po which was in circulation for about 9 years and ceased publication in August 1898. After less than two months of restructuring, the Chinese daily…

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Digital Gems

As part of Digital Scholarly Communications (DSC) Week, NUS Libraries would like to highlight Digital Gems, a digital collection of selected rare and unique materials on Southeast Asia covering the…

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Thien Nan Shin Pao

Thien Nan Shin Pao (天南新报) was published on 26 May 1898 in Singapore. It was founded by Khoo Seok Wan (邱菽园), Singapore’s literary pioneer and community leader, to advocate for…

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