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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

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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

Art & Architecture

Tales of Asia II - Batavia (Jakarta)

Here are the highlights of my talk on Old Batavia (Jakarta).

The full talk may be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oD81C_LExjo

Do come for my next talk on Friday, 30th Oct.  Details to follow…

Art & Architecture