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Through the Lens

Mr Peter Tay is known to friends as a walking encyclopaedia, well versed in many subjects. The one time he found himself at a loss was when his youngest daughter Priscilla was in kindergarten.

How has Singapore changed over the years? Every fortnight, The Straits Times will feature old and new images of a place in Singapore.

Serangoon Road in 1954 and today  »


This is the last instalment of Singapore Slider as the series is taking a break. 

Big Picture

It was a jaw-dropping sight for these tourists at the rock Trolltunga in Hordaland county, western Norway, on Wednesday. About 150,000 tourists are expected to visit the mountain area this summer, said European Pressphoto Agency. Trolltunga means "Troll's Tongue".
Ladies' Day, on the third day of Royal Ascot, is one of the biggest events on the British fashion calendar, with many women donning daring millinery and flamboyant dresses.
They may be considered the "antiques" of sailing, but these J Class yachts are anything but over the hill.

BIG PICTURE BY LEICA

Singapore through the years

Turning Point Videos

A series based on stories from Wong Kim Hoh's It Changed My Life

Losing her husband and daughter caused Ms Wee Mei-Yi unimaginable grief. But the 45-year-old marketing and business communications specialist was also determined to do whatever it took to show her remaining child Luca that his world had not collapsed.