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Seeing Chinatown in a fresh light with an ex-gangster

The writer’s family with guide Bruce Mathieu (left) on the Triad Trails walking tour. ST PHOTO: TAN KENG YAO
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SINGAPORE - I went with my family on a walking tour of Chinatown with a former secret society member as my guide.

The tour, Triad Trails, took us around the area and gave us the lowdown on crime and gang activity in Singapore during colonial rule.

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