Union Book Co at Bras Basah Complex celebrates 70 years

The pandemic sped up Union Book Co's efforts to go digital, says managing director Margaret Ma. ST PHOTO: FELINE LIM
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SINGAPORE - Among Chinese-literate Singaporeans of a certain vintage, the name Union Book Co - You Lian Shu Ju in Chinese - will ring a bell.

The Bras Basah Complex bookstore has been a fixture of the Chinese literary scene since the 1950s. Once Singapore's main importer of books from Taiwan, it now stocks more than 30,000 titles from China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore and Malaysia.

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