Through the Lens

  • Trainees (from left) Hoo Jan Wah, 77, Tan Soi Noi, 60, Ng Siew Tim, 60, Heng Tang Kwee, 69, and Chia See Moy, 68, watch intently as Mr Wang (not in photo) stirs assam paste in the wok. Some of them cover their faces with cloth as the chilli from the
Do you thirst for a cup of Clementi (iced lemon tea) or ma-ha teh (pronounced Mahathir, with macadamia oil and ginger tea)?

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

Every year from late September to mid-October, there is an explosion of colour at the Table Cape Tulip Farm near Wynyard, in north-west Tasmania, Australia.
Stunt riders performed spectacular jumps with their two-wheelers in front of Moscow State University on Saturday to mark the end of the motorcycle season.
This contest in Tarragona in north-eastern Spain yesterday was a spectacular show of skill, strength and balance as competitors raced to form human towers.


This is the final instalment in a weekly series in which The Straits Times Picture Desk partners Samsung to capture moments of The Good That People Do

Singapore through the years