The family of four whose flat in Pending Road was gutted by a fire last Tuesday morning may have returned home, but they could barely recognise it.
Medical student Kouk Leong Jin went missing in Greece two years ago, and there has been no news of him since. Yet his name recently surfaced as the main author of a research paper.
It was 1937 when Peranakan widow Wan Chin Neo, a mother of three, bought a small bungalow in Katong for the then princely sum of $1,900.
A Singaporean businessman was shot dead by two men on a Manila street last month.
The first stage of the Downtown Line opens on Dec 22 and will test ideas to make riding the train more pleasant for everyone.