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  • JalanJalan: How Chinese Altars Inspired A Singapore Discovery App
    JalanJalan: How Chinese Altars Inspired A Singapore Discovery App

    This article originally appeared on Vulcan Post.  It all started with a research paper about Chinese altars that his friend wrote. They were built by immigrants from the Mainland, and were taken care of by Malay undertakers after these immigrants left Singapore to go back to their hometowns. Each of these altars — painted in The post JalanJalan: How Chinese Altars Inspired A Singapore Discovery App appeared first on Vulcan Post.

  • Botanic Gardens, UNESCO and the conservation cause
    Botanic Gardens, UNESCO and the conservation cause

    Now that Singapore has its first UNESCO World Heritage Site, it's time to ask the question again: What is worth preserving?

  • Fourth Telco License Announced In S’pore, MyRepublic Makes Its Move
    Fourth Telco License Announced In S’pore, MyRepublic Makes Its Move

    This article originally appeared on Vulcan Post.  In a press briefing on July 7, the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) proposed a maximum of one new entrant into the local mobile network market. Why just one, you ask? The IDA explained that with the size of Singapore’s mobile and global market developments, it would The post Fourth Telco License Announced In S’pore, MyRepublic Makes Its Move appeared first on Vulcan Post.