Posts Tagged: japanese occupation

POW Steps at the Botanic Gardens

As the Botanic Gardens continues its bid to be recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, more stories of the garden’s amazing history are coming to light. One such story revolves around a flight of of inconspicuous brick steps that

POW Steps at the Botanic Gardens

As the Botanic Gardens continues its bid to be recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, more stories of the garden’s amazing history are coming to light. One such story revolves around a flight of of inconspicuous brick steps that

Time with a wartime survivour

It’s hard to believe, but within the better part of the next two decades, there will be next to no survivours of the Japanese Occupation, and with it, their personal stories that history textbooks would never tell you about. Thankfully,

Time with a wartime survivour

It’s hard to believe, but within the better part of the next two decades, there will be next to no survivours of the Japanese Occupation, and with it, their personal stories that history textbooks would never tell you about. Thankfully,

The Japanese Cemetery Park in Singapore

Located at 22 Chuan Hoe Avenue just off Yio Chu Kang Road, the Japanese Cemetery Park is a tranquil and peaceful park located amidst an array of private houses along Parry Avenue. It is also South-East Asia’s largest and best-preserved

The Japanese Cemetery Park in Singapore

Located at 22 Chuan Hoe Avenue just off Yio Chu Kang Road, the Japanese Cemetery Park is a tranquil and peaceful park located amidst an array of private houses along Parry Avenue. It is also South-East Asia’s largest and best-preserved