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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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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Singapore: A Biography

Singapore: A Biography covers the history of Singapore over a span of seven hundred years from the 14th century to 1965. The authors weave a fascinating account of life on…

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