WWII comes to Singapore

WWII comes to Singapore

Posted by on Dec 8, 2016 in Events

75 years ago on this date, shortly after 4am, people living in Singapore had their first experience of aerial bombings. Japanese naval bombers and Zero fighter planes bombed the town area, hitting Chinatown and Raffles Place, as well as the airfields at Seletar and Tengah. This was the first time that civilians living in Singapore experienced war […]

David Marshall: Singapore’s First Chief Minister

David Marshall: Singapore’s First Chief Minister

Posted by on Jun 22, 2016 in People & Personalities

David Marshall (1908-1995), the celebrated Singaporean nationalist, politician, lawyer and diplomat,  was a key political leader in the history of post-war Singapore.