SINGAPORE HISTORY

SINGAPORE HISTORY

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  1. The 1980s: Count On Me, Singapore
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    48:03minutes

    Ep 3: The 1980s: Count On Me, Singapore

    Singapore in the 1980s. An era marked by rapid progress and urban development, with bouts of tragedy testing a nation's resolve.
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    46:19minutes

    Ep 2: Glitz & Glam

    #Throwback to when Singaporeans rebelled through rock & roll, cabaret girls were the epitome of women power, and how these "frivolous" stories of ...
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    45:03minutes

    Ep 2: The 1970s: Up, Up And Away!

    Disco mania, a thriving economy, high-rise buildings and high-flying aspirations. Rediscover the spirit of Singapore in the 70s.
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    48:21minutes

    Ep 1: 1960s Singapore Boleh!

    A companion account of Singapore's history told by everyday Singaporeans - revealing how identities and aspirations took shape against the ...
  5. Majulah Singapura Singapore flag raising

    Fresh recording of Singapore national anthem makes debut

  6. Preston Lim examines how crowded Singapore’s prisons were in the 1950s
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    46:46minutes

    Ep 1: Crime And Grime

    Computer engineer, Preston Lim comes face to face with the grime and crime that was part of everyday life as Singapore was catapulted into ...
  7. Mega Floods
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    42:51minutes

    Mega Floods

    Singapore lies in the path of powerful monsoons. Its people used to suffer devastating floods that took lives and shattered families. "Days of ...
  8. Hotel New World Collapse
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    47:52minutes

    Hotel New World Collapse

    The shocking collapse of Hotel New World in 1986 traps a then unknown number of people. It sparks an unprecedented rescue operation that tests the ...
  9. Spyros Explosion
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    45:14minutes

    Spyros Explosion

    On 12 October 1978, oil tanker ST Spyros exploded with more than a hundred workers onboard. It was an unprecedented crisis, and rescue services ...