Posts Tagged: singapore heritage

Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital & Nursing Home

Located along the junction of Balestier and Serangoon Road, the 107-year old Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital & Nursing Home is one of Singapore’s oldest charitable healthcare institutions, with a history dating back to 1861, when parts of the current building

Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital & Nursing Home

Located along the junction of Balestier and Serangoon Road, the 107-year old Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital & Nursing Home is one of Singapore’s oldest charitable healthcare institutions, with a history dating back to 1861, when parts of the current building

Foo Leong Record Store (富 良 唱片)

“Aunty 有没有英文的歌?” (do you have English songs) “有啊, 有 Justin Bieber ah.” (yes yes, we have Justin Bieber) So began my conversation with 75-year old Mrs Wong, owner of the institution that is Foo Leong Record Store (富 良 唱片),

Foo Leong Record Store (富 良 唱片)

“Aunty 有没有英文的歌?” (do you have English songs) “有啊, 有 Justin Bieber ah.” (yes yes, we have Justin Bieber) So began my conversation with 75-year old Mrs Wong, owner of the institution that is Foo Leong Record Store (富 良 唱片),

Pek Sin Choon – Behind the oldest tea merchant in Singapore

For fourth-generation owner Kenry Peh, keeping the business of Pek Sin Choon (白新春) going is more than just packaging it for profits. Over what else but numerous blends of his trademark tea, Kenry shares not so much a philosophy, but

Pek Sin Choon – Behind the oldest tea merchant in Singapore

For fourth-generation owner Kenry Peh, keeping the business of Pek Sin Choon (白新春) going is more than just packaging it for profits. Over what else but numerous blends of his trademark tea, Kenry shares not so much a philosophy, but

My Queenstown – By residents

More often than not, the idea behind the preservation of monuments in Singapore is usually reserved for buildings or places that have a strong political, religious or national identity. Yet a journey through the recently launched My Queenstown Heritage Trail perhaps

My Queenstown – By residents

More often than not, the idea behind the preservation of monuments in Singapore is usually reserved for buildings or places that have a strong political, religious or national identity. Yet a journey through the recently launched My Queenstown Heritage Trail perhaps

Admiring Art Deco Architecture in Singapore

The presence of Art Deco architecture in Singapore is somewhat elusive to most of us, largely because unlike many other traditional shophouses and buildings, Art Deco is represented by a Streamlined Modern style, almost minimalist perhaps, that may be hard

Admiring Art Deco Architecture in Singapore

The presence of Art Deco architecture in Singapore is somewhat elusive to most of us, largely because unlike many other traditional shophouses and buildings, Art Deco is represented by a Streamlined Modern style, almost minimalist perhaps, that may be hard