LIVING HISTORY

Inside: Straits Times, our times

Zouk’s 2009 Mambo Jambo
Zouk’s 2009 Mambo JamboPHOTOS: MUGILAN RAJASEGERAN, DESMOND FOO, ST FILE
1967 National Day celebration
1967 National Day celebration
13-year-old girl  whose custody battle set off riots
13-year-old girl whose custody battle set off riots
Hawker who dishes out your favourite dishes.
Hawker who dishes out your favourite dishes.

The Straits Times has covered it all. The parties, like Zouk’s 2009 Mambo Jambo, and the parades, like the 1967 National Day celebration. 

The story of the hawker who dishes out your favourite dishes to that of the 13-year-old girl  whose custody battle set off riots. In pages that follow, we bring you a selection of the stories that have defined Singapore over the last 170 years. And the stories behind the stories.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 15, 2015, with the headline 'Inside: Straits Times, our times'. Print Edition | Subscribe