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Heritage and gentrification: Is there a win-win for neighbourhoods?

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

SINGAPORE: When Ms Hidayah Amin walks around her old neighbourhood of Kampong Glam, she does not hide her disappointment. To her, it “has no spirit anymore”. 1,046 more words

Current Affairs

Laos withdraws new 1,000 Kip Banknote!

…And the reason is hilarious!

Just received confirmation that, The Bank of the Lao PDR will begin withdrawing ( it already has ) the 1,000-kip (US$0.10) note which it had introduced just this past October. 139 more words


Down the street....

Sometimes, when frustrated by the development gold rush in Long Branch, I have to remind myself how fortunate we are to live so close to fantastic spots like Sam Smith Park. 81 more words


Winter Wonderland

It’s been quite something here in Vancouver this Winter, lots of snow and freezing temperatures, keeping everything crisp, chilly and sparkly.  Its hard for us older folks to get around for sure, but the children just love the magic and thrill of it all! 35 more words


Park encroachment: Indiranagar residents demand punishment for landgrabbers

[First published on Citizen Matters]

Defence Colony Cooperative Housing Society Ltd (DCCHSL) & Defence Colony Residents Association (DECORA)


1. The Defence Colony Cooperative Housing Society Ltd (DCCHSL) was formed by serving and retired Defence Officers. 793 more words


Tiong Bahru Murals

It’s so nice to be back home in Singapore and so lovely to walk down local streets and find these amazing representations of classic Singapore. Three amazing murals by Yip Yew Chong.

Choa Chu Kang: From kampong to modern neighbourhood

(Source: www.99.co)


Ah Boy Chicken Rice has earned itself rave reviews from not just the general populace, but also acclaimed chefs such as celebrity chef Eric Teo. 98 more words

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