Month: June 2022

The Punkhawala and the Prostitute | Singapore Literature Review

Wesley Leon Aroozoo pays tribute to Singapore’s unsung immigrants who helped make Singapore the global trading port and maritime powerhouse it is today.

Winston Wong: 74-year-old Army Veteran Remembers Life as a Young Soldier at Pulau Blakang Mati

Humans of Sentosa | “I’m 74 now. When I joined the army, I was in my early twenties. Back then, many thought Singapore was too small to have an army. But in 1967, the government began to publicise the need for a Singapore Armed Forces…”

Gabriel Wong: From Receiving Death Threats After Leaving a Scam Company in Singapore to Becoming the CEO of His Own Marketing Business

“The worst thing I feared came true when I left the company. I was accused of stealing clients’ money. Debt collectors started chasing me and I started receiving death threats from the company’s clients…”

Laura Lee: Youth Environmentalist in Singapore Helps Save the Earth One Recycled Toilet Roll at a Time

“Age 15, fascinated by the Pixar movie Wall-E which inspired an idiosyncratic habit of collecting toilet rolls, I kickstarted a national environmental initiative – ToiletRollSG – with the aim of recycling cardboard toilet rolls to be sold…”

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