SINGAPORE HISTORY

SINGAPORE HISTORY

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  1. Ep 1
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    47:00minutes

    Ep 1: Anthems, Boogie & Cabaret

    Did Orchard Road really house Singapore’s first topless cabaret? Musician Daniel Sid delves into the funky yet wild music scene and clubbing ...
  2. Preston Lim examines how crowded Singapore’s prisons were in the 1950s
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    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 ...
  3. #HUNTINGHISTORY Premiering Trailer
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    #HUNTINGHISTORY Premiering Trailer

    Join computer engineer, Preston Lim, as he goes on a mission to colourise Singapore’s black and white photos, and discover lesser known snatches ...
  4. The 1980s: Count On Me, Singapore
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    47:25minutes

    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.
  5. Laju Hijack
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    41:54minutes

    Laju Hijack

    31 January 1974, Singapore faced its first international terrorist attack. Terrorists set off bombs in the world's third largest oil refinery and ...
  6. Hock Lee Bus Riots
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    45:09minutes

    Hock Lee Bus Riots

    On 12th May 1955, Singapore is engulfed in a night of danger, despair and death - this is Black Thursday. It stemmed from a union dispute with the ...
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    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.
  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 ...
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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 ...
  10. Nadra
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    47:47minutes

    Nadra

    In December 1950, all hell broke loose when Dutch girl Maria Hertogh was torn from her adopted mother and her Muslim upbringing, and forced under ...