Merdeka Memories

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Merdeka Memories

Chua Yen Ching, Deputy Director-General of Education, Ministry of Education

Born in 1958, Mrs Chua Yen Ching knew from an early age that teaching was her calling. She describes the challenges she faced as the Principal of ...

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In this special podcast series called Merdeka Memories, listen to the stories of Singapore’s Merdeka Generation. Through the experiences of these men and women born in the 1950s, relive their struggles and opportunities while they grew up in post-independence Singapore. How their life has defined and strengthened the Singapore spirit?

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Chua Yen Ching, Deputy Director-General of Education, Ministry of Education

Born in 1958, Mrs Chua Yen Ching knew from an early age that teaching was her calling. She describes the challenges she faced as the Principal of ...
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19:21minutes

Lynnette Seah, Co-Concertmaster of the Singapore Symphony Orchestra

Born in 1957, cultural medallion winner and internationally acclaimed violinist Lynnette Seah has been with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra since ...
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Prof Venkataraman Anantharaman, Emergency Physician

Prof Venkataraman Anantharaman is a Senior Consultant from the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Singapore General Hospital. Born in 1951, ...
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Rahimah Rahim, Singer

Born in 1955 and raised in a family of celebrities, Rahimah Rahim became a child star at the age of 6. Although she won the prestigious Kimi Koso ...