Islands and their royal connection

A house seem among vegetation on the island of Pulau Ubin.
A house seem among vegetation on the island of Pulau Ubin. PHOTO: ST FILE

The fourth son of the 19th century ruler, Sultan Hussein Shah of the royal family of Kampong Glam, once held jurisdiction over Singapore's eight north-eastern islands.

One of them was Pulau Ubin.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 30, 2018, with the headline 'Islands and their royal connection'. Print Edition | Subscribe