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Port Cities: Multicultural Emporiums of Asia, 1500 - 1900

The opening of Port Cities: Multicultural Emporiums of Asia, 1500 – 1900 at the Asian Civilisations Museum was tremendously successful, with more than 300 guests attending and having a whale of a time. 1,420 more words

Art & Architecture

A Stroll through Motomachi, Hakodate

Motomachi 元町 is the erstwhile Foreign Settlement in the Treaty Port city in Hakodate. Even today, it contains many examples of well-preserved buildings from the Treaty Port era. 425 more words

Art & Architecture

All Singaporeans are Experts in (Singaporean) Heritage

So here it is, my second book for 2015 – it is part of a commemorative series of 50 books called Singapore Chronicles, each book of which features a specific subject pertaining to Singapore – education, law, history, arts, diplomacy and the like – and it was one of the projects for the island’s 50th anniversary. 281 more words

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