English Newspapers

This collection of historical English newspapers published in various countries of Southeast Asia provides a wide coverage of news on business, economic, politics and social affairs domestically and from around…

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The Career of Otokichi

It is easy to see why the author Leong Foke Meng, of the Singapore Land Authority, was inspired to write the book, The Career of Otokichi. Otokichi Yamamoto (1817- 1867)…

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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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