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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