Tekkoh

Nothing is more characteristic of the Singapore housing estate than the bamboo pole – the tekkoh (in Hokkien) or galah (in Malay). The sight of the school of bamboo poles – laden with tee-shirts, pants, school uniforms, towels and bedsheets…

Disneyland in Singapore?

Those who take the MRT on the red North-South Line will note a long-gap between Yio Chu Kang and Khatib stations. It overlooks the scenic Seletar Reservoir and relatively unspoiled landscape. The History Workroom’s Vina Prasad did a little digging in 2015, and…