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Two is Enough: Salleh Sariman

Jul 25, 2014 | No Comments
Two is Enough: Salleh Sariman

Mr Salleh Sariman recalls the dilemma of wanting a third child despite the social stigma caused by the “Two is Enough” campaign.

IgnorLAND: Stories of Bukit Ho Swee

Jul 23, 2014 | No Comments
IgnorLAND: Stories of Bukit Ho Swee

IgnorLAND of its Time is a performance-tour that features the residents of Bukit Ho Swee as part of its ensemble! Come hear the stories of the people who have made this region their home.

The Ties that Bind: Mok Loi Wong

Jul 22, 2014 | No Comments
The Ties that Bind: Mok Loi Wong

Had it not been for Mr. Jamal’s quick actions during the race riots in 1964, Mr. Mok Loi Wong’s house might have been looted and set on fire. To this day he still shares the story with Mr. Jamal’s grandchildren.

Singapore Snaps: Captured Memories

Jul 15, 2014 | No Comments
Singapore Snaps: Captured Memories

The Singapore Snaps team have been going door-to-door, collecting family photos from residents, in order to create three animation videos. Catch up with their work and contribute your own photos!

Home Ground in the Malaysia Cup

Jul 8, 2014 | 2 Comments
Home Ground in the Malaysia Cup

Twenty years ago, over 50,000 Singaporeans watched the Lions take home the ’94 Malaysia Cup: Cheah Koh Keong was one of them. It was a time where Singaporean football had a fierce grip on the nation’s heart.

irememberChristmas at Orchard Road

Jul 8, 2014 | No Comments
irememberChristmas at Orchard Road

Every Christmas since 1984, Orchard Road has been decked out in stunning decorations–and we want your memories of it! Stand to win shopping vouchers and have your photos featured in an exhibition.