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  1. Jean Marshall, social work pioneer and wife of former chief minister David Marshall dies, aged 94 https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/jean-marshall-social-work-pioneer-and-wife-of-former-chief-minister-david-marshall-dies RIP
  2. I recently saw this video on Youtube explaining the reason why African countries are poor. Its an eye opener for me at the same time I greatly enjoyed the presentation what is easy to understand. Hope you guys like it too.
  3. Known for their versatility and practicality, Skoda cars have proven to be the perfect vehicles to provide assistance to those in need. What makes a good vehicle to assist those in need? Is it space, performance, or its capabilities in various road conditions? Such a vehicle must be able to adapt to changing environments quickly and effectively. At the same time, it has to be quick - be it serving the needs for cyclists in a race, or responding to life-threatening situations in emergencies. Skoda vehicles are the perfect combination. Known for their high level of practicality and versatility, they offer the best when it comes to the needs and wants of emergency services around the world. It is no surprise then, that Skodas have been spotted serving in emergency departments, to notable racing events around the world such as the Dakar Rally, and the Tour de France cycling race. A long history of service Skodas aren't new to the game when it comes to offering emergency vehicles, with a history that spans over 110 years. Laurin & Klement is a nameplate we recognise for top-of-the-line Skodas today. Back then, it was an automobile manufacturer, making coach built cars that were designed for ambulance use. What they came up with in 1906 was the C1 military ambulance. It had the ability to carry four patients. It proved to be effective transporting wounded soldiers during the war. In the following years, the versatility and practicality of Skodas stood out. In the 1960s, Vehicles like the Skoda 1203 were not just used for ambulances, but as commercial vans too. The versatile ambulance The good qualities that a Skoda offers work hand in hand with the operational needs emergency vehicles require. That point stays true today. It is no wonder that fast medical response teams around the world choose to use Skoda vehicles. Skoda's versatile SUV, the Kodiaq, fully represents this when used as an ambulance. Outfitted for medical use, it is decked out in equipment ranging from defibrillators, to even a backup electricity source. It even supports an air ambulance service in the U.K. The fast Kodiaq VRS covers ground in areas helicopters can't reach, transporting important medical personnel and equipment quickly and safely - with enough room to spare. Hard police work It isn't just about responding to medical emergencies. Police departments need vehicles that are dependable, with enough pace to respond to incidents, yet with space to deal with protective equipment such as bulletproof vests, shields and warning lamps. You can easily see why Skodas work just as well here. Usually, extensive modifications are required to fit communications equipment, for example. But in the case of the Kodiaq, it fits perfectly in the centre compartment. Thanks to the sturdy nature of Skoda vehicles, not many alterations are required either, despite the added weight of police equipment. Combined with excellent on-road performance and enough off-road abilities, it means police officers can attend to the toughest of situations quickly and effectively, every day. Going undercover One of our favourite highlights of Skodas are that they're inconspicuous, yet practical. Skoda has made the perfect cars for unmarked police vehicles, too. Skoda vehicles have found use in highway patrol units in the U.K., with the RS245 taking centre stage. With 241bhp on tap along with an unassuming exterior, it is almost guaranteed that the RS will be a dependable vehicle for highway patrol officers, be it responding quickly to an incident, or when in pursuit. Skoda even has a bulletproof version of the Superb. Almost indistinguishable from your regular Superb, it is built from high-strength steel with bullet-resistant glass. Serving two wheelers today Today, Skoda isn't just supporting emergency services with its versatile range of vehicles. Many sporting events require support vehicles. And perhaps one of the most physically demanding events are cycling tours, where Skoda vehicles are a common spot. We've seen how difficult it can get. During the Bike 'n' Blade charity cycling event last year, Skodas again proved their worth. Supporting over a 100 cyclists riding up Cameron Highlands, the Skodas used were able to carry medical supplies, bicycle spares and even refreshments for the cyclists, as they conquered over 1,400m in elevation changes. It is no surprise then, that Skoda has been the main partner of the Tour de France race for sixteen years in a row. Come this August, the Tour de France will be back, with over 150 riders covering over 3,000km. And you'll be sure to spot a Skoda, always there for those who ride.
  4. I see many bros here like to talk about China history. Lets discuss here.
  5. What are some rare photos of world history? source: https://www.quora.com/What-are-some-rare-photos-of-world-history/answer/Roma-Hudson-1?ch=3&share=59cf9fab&srid=3GYJg 1. In 1988, U.S. President Reagan visited the Soviet Union. Among the crowds in Moscow's Red Square, stood a disguised Soviet agent. Many years later, he became Russian President: Putin. 2. In 1974, a child who first heard a sound with a hearing aid. 3. In 1920, U.S. border inspectors stopped refugees from fleeing to Mexico. 4. On Sweden's first day of changing traffic rules to right in 1967, all drivers were at a loss what to drive. 5. In 1920, a tramp asked King George V of England for money. 6. Slimming machines in the 1930s in the United States. 7. In 1965, 5MB hard disk was removed from Pan Am aircraft. 8. In 1955, a father prepared a surprise for the child. 9. Austrian children receiving new shoes during World War II. 10. One of the earliest photos of the Sphinx in Egypt, taken in 1880. 11. In 1944, 18-year-old Norma Jane Mortensen worked in a California factory. Later, she changed her name to "Marilyn Monroe". 12. In 1979, Obama took photos with other basketball team members at his alma mater. 13. In 1969, Hillary Rodham, who had just graduated from college, changed her name to Hillary Clinton after she got married. 14. 1958: Elvis Presley in the army. 15. In 1944, British distilleries used fighter planes to transport barreled beer to officers and soldiers on the front line. 16. In 1975, Vietnam War Orphans were shipped to Los Angeles. 17. In 1998, Sudan's civil war killed at least 100 people a day. In MSF's camp, the scrawny boy lines up to get his food, but at this moment is snatched by another man, then strides away… 18.In 1932, construction workers rested on steel beams during construction of RCA buildings in New York City. At that time, in the era of the great depression, the unemployment rate was very high, many college students became construction workers, and even six Harvard graduates interviewed for an elevator operator position. 19. Hitchcock served tea for the MGM lion. Yes, the one who often appeared at the beginning of a movie. 20. On June 17, 1991, a small truck fled from the foot of the eruption of Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines. This is the second largest eruption in the 20th century. 21. Soldiers share bananas with lambs during the war, 1944 22. Tomb of women and husbands of different religions, 1888. 23. French little girl kisses American soldiers on Valentine's day, 1945. 24. In 1992, Michael vs. Michael. Michael Jordan and Michael Jackson. 25. In 1990, Michael Jackson was invited to attend an opening ceremony. The owner who invited him became president of the United States 26 years later. His name is Donald Trump. 26. In 1955, customers at the London record store auditioned for records in a soundproof room. 27. In 1911, the diving suit developed weighed 250 kg, which was the ancestor of diving suit later. 28. In 1994, Bill Gates sat on 330000 pieces of paper with a CD in his hand and told the world: The CD can record more than 330000 pieces of paper. 29. Little girl with penguin in zoo, 1937. 30. Blind women swimming with guide dogs, 1966 31. Black kitten waiting for milk, 1954 32. In 1964, a hotel owner poured sulfuric acid into a swimming pool because he could not tolerate black people swimming in a "clean" pool. 33. The last kiss of World War II soldiers before going to sea. 34. In 1956, Grace Kelly and Audrey Hepburn were backstage at the Oscars. 35. In September 1960, Chiang Kai Shek, who had always been serious in front of the media, put out his tongue to make a face. 36. Courts of the Qing Dynasty in China. 37. In 1923, the British tested the new bulletproof vest. 38. In 1958, elephants were surfing. 39. Nuns and children dancing. 40. On May 29, 1974, Mao Zedong and Zhou Enlai finally shook hands and said goodbye, and Zhou was admitted to the hospital that night. 41. A group photo of Mei Lanfang, a master of art in the East, and Chaplin, a master of art in the West. 42. In the winter of the late Qing Dynasty, Empress Dowager Cixi enjoyed the snow. 43. Pu Yi, the last emperor of China, was being renovated at the Fushun war criminals Management Institute and was sewing his own clothes. 44. Girls on the streets of Kabul, Afghanistan in the 1970s 45. During the cold war, a West Berlin man kicked the East Berlin police 46. The statue of liberty in 1970s 47. Former US President Ford, playing traditional games with Japanese Geisha in Tokyo. 48. A soldiers of the Royal Guard fainted during a review by Queen Elizabeth II. 49. Princess Elizabeth, who served in the army in World War II, later the queen of England. 50. The imperial garden of the Qing Dynasty in the 19th century -- Yuanmingyuan.It will soon be destroyed by the British and French invaders. 51. In 1944, in order to prevent Hitler from running away in disguise, the Allied forces released this set of pictures of "Hitler's possible disguise". 52. Iran, 1960, women in fashion. It's very different from today. 53. In 1960, ruby bridges was the first African American to enter a white primary school in the south of the United States. 54. In 1947, the 23-year-old woman jumped from the 86th floor of the Empire State Building and smashed into the roof of a car on the street. Strangely, she didn't suffer too much shock. Her death was quiet and elegant, just like sleeping. 55. In 1952, the paramount theater in Hollywood, the first color 3D film in history, Bwana devil. 56. It was on April 18, 1955, when Einstein left the office with the table set, he died that night. 57. In the early 1990s, when AIDS was spreading, a father was comforting his dying son in his hospital bed. The photo, published in the November issue of life in 1990, is widely believed to have changed public awareness of AIDS. 58. In Arlington, Texas, in 1991, then President H.W. Bush kicked off for major league baseball. 59. In 1963, Arnold Schwarzenegger was in his first bodybuilding competition when he was just 16 years old. 60. In 1945, after the capture of Berlin, a Soviet soldier held a statue of Hitler. 61. During the first World War, a British photographer shot a trench battle. What was on the night sky was not fireworks, but the light track formed by the mutual firing of mortars. 62. Anthony Biddle, a famous Colonel, is a master of unarmed combat. In this picture, he ordered his trainees to stab him with bayonets, but they never did, because he was able to disarm them by himself. 63. Many people forget the impact of war on nature and human beings. In this photo, a Russian Reindeer is watching as Hurricane fighters bombard a hillside in Murmansk. 64. A group photo of the legendary fighter Ali and the Beatles. 65. This photo was taken by Fortune magazine in 1981 and is being discussed by two technology leaders. What are they talking about? Maybe it's the future of technology. 66. Titanic before sinking, 705th survivor photographed by RMS Carpathia photographer on board. 67. Mark Zuckerberg started Facebook in his dorm when he was a sophomore at Harvard. He looks like he's drunk, and no one knows that the social software will bring him tens of billions of dollars. 68. The picture of 1862 shows for the first time the actual operation of the metro train at edgewell Road Station in London. It is only composed of wooden train carriages. 69. Stalin made funny moves between the documentary. 70. American astronaut Buzz Aldrin may not be the first man to land on the moon, but he is the best self portrait ever taken. Completed the selfie at the first space station in 1966. Although the length of this answer will be too long, I will continue to add some historical photos, you can choose to continue reading~ 71.Dubai 22 years transformation. 72.1912, test football helmets. 73.In 1940, after the London air raid, a young man read in the ruins, the title of the book is "the history of London". Churchill and Rufus were in chatterwell in 1950. 74.On August 23, 1989, two million Lithuanians, latovians and Estonians joined hands to form an adult wall to protest peacefully against Soviet rule. 75. 1981 LEGO ad. 76. In 1965, Hawking married Jane Wilde. 76. In 1885, the statue of Liberty was completed in Paris. 77. In 1961, Fritz, a TV star bulldog. 78. On August 28, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. made a speech on "I have a dream". it looked at the Washington Monument from the Lincoln Memorial. 79. The B-29 bomber flew over Mount Fuji. 80. The 14-year-old signed for Manchester United. 81. In the 1960s, London, the classic red double decker bus, the little boy crossing the street and his "mini double decker bus". 82. In November 1963, de Gaulle attended Kennedy's funeral. 83. In 1966, George Lincoln Rockwell, the leader of the US Nazi party, gave a speech in Lafite square near the White House to support the US Army in Vietnam. 84. In 1946, the cemetery of Henry chapel in Belgium, where 7992 American soldiers died in World War II were buried. 85. In 1968, IGBO soldiers in Nigeria's civil war. 86. On May 1, 1919, Lenin gave a speech on International Labor Day in red square. 87. In 1918, in front of Grand Central Station in New York, a pyramid was made of helmets of German soldiers. 88. In 1965, the man skated in New York Central Park. 89. In 1948, the redecorated White House. 90. In 1942, the Ukrainian city of Kerch was slaughtered by the Nazis. 91. In 1972, Americans were in Vietnam. 92. On April 29, 1945, American soldiers found a boxcar full of corpses in DAHAO concentration camp. 93. In 1970, old Truman was in his hometown,independence city. 94. When Nixon visited China in 1972, he was thinking about how to use chopsticks. 95. On September 12, 1953, the Kennedy couple married. 96. In 1957, in Berkshire, Elizabeth II drove by herself, carrying Prince Charles and Princess Anne on the road. 97. In 1960, the Sydney Opera House was under construction. 98. In 1965, the pageos balloon satellite was tested in a airship hangar in North Carolina. It looks like an alien spaceship or a product of the future, with a strong sense of technology. 99. In 1971, the men of the Corleone family.
  6. I am looking to purchase a 2nd hand car either from dealer / direct owner. How do i verify the history of the car if its accident free, mileage etc..? What are the info that i need in order to check? Currently, i only have the plate no. of the car i am keen on. Beisdes checking with AD, can i check with LTA? Thanks for help!
  7. Interesting article for our children to read. They are not aware we had a refugee camp before. https://sg.yahoo.com/news/refugee-camp-in-singapore-local-volunteers-viet-refugees-yearn-to-reconnect-155447006.htm
  8. HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam regretted that some contents of the remarks made by Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at the 18th Shangri-La Dialogue and on his Facebook page did not objectively reflect the historical truth, Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Lê Thị Thu Hằng has said. She made the statement in response to reporters’ queries on Tuesday about the Singaporean Prime Minister's speech at the dialogue and the information posted on his personal website on May 31 saying Việt Nam had “invaded” and “occupied” Cambodia. Việt Nam’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs had discussed the issue with its Singaporean counterpart, she said. The contribution and sacrifice of Việt Nam in the joint efforts with Cambodian people to end the genocidal Khmer Rouge regime had been widely recognised, Hằng said. On November 16, 2018, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) issued a verdict on the crimes against humanity committed by the Khmer Rouge. The ruling reflected the objective historical truth, enforcing justice and ensuring fair restitution for victims, and was welcomed by the international community and the United Nations, she said. The recent accomplishments of ASEAN are the result of joint efforts by all member nations throughout the history of the association, the spokesperson said, adding that each member was deeply aware of the importance of strengthening intra-bloc solidarity based on mutual respect and common principles. As an active and responsible member of ASEAN, Việt Nam will continue working with other members to build a strong community with a central role in the region, the spokesperson said. —VNS https://vietnamnews.vn/politics-laws/520904/viet-nam-issues-statement-on-singapore-pms-speech-at-shangri-la-dialogue.html#MlxxxV4fd3fewqos.97
  9. Hi guys what does 'purc' means and what is MC2295? Anyway to check? Need to do claims
  10. Hi, Is there a website that displays the car license plate series and the associated month/year registered? E.g. SGN - Nov 2006 SDK - May 2001 Thanks
  11. Carndablues

    Singapore history

    How many of you have heard of the term "Dalforce"? Is this taught in schools here?
  12. SEC settles charges with Tesla's Elon Musk, will remain as CEO but relinquish chairman role and pay stiff finehttps://www.cnbc.com/2018/09/29/sec-settles-charges-with-teslas-elon-musk-will-remain-as-ceo.html The SEC settled charges with Tesla over Elon Musk's bid to take the company private on Saturday. As part of the settlement, Musk and Tesla will pay $20 million each, and the billionaire will step down as chairman of the board. The Securities and Exchange Commission settled charges withTesla CEO Elon Musk over his aborted bid to take the company private, with the billionaire remaining as the helm of the company but relinquishing his chairman title and getting slapped with a hefty fine. The SEC's enforcement action brings to a conclusion a saga which began in early August, when Musk announced via Twitter that he had secured enough funding for a massive private buyout of Tesla. The SEC complaint alleged that in doing so, Musk issued "false and misleading" statements, and failed to properly notify regulators of material company events. Under the deal's terms, Musk and Tesla neither admit or deny wrongdoing alleged by regulators. "This matter reaffirms an important principle embodied in our disclosure-based federal securities laws," SEC chairman Jay Clayton said in a statement. "Specifically, when companies and corporate insiders make statements, they must act responsibly, including endeavoring to ensure the statements are not false or misleading and do not omit information a reasonable investor would consider important in making an investment decision," Clayton added. As part of the settlement, which is still subject to court approval, Musk will also pay a civil penalty of $20 million and give up his role as chairman of the board for at least three years. Additionally, the SEC imposed a $20 million fine on Tesla itself, which will also be expected to appoint two new independent directors to the board, and institute sweeping governance changes. "Musk tweeted on August 7, 2018 that he could take Tesla private at $420 per share — a substantial premium to its trading price at the time — that funding for the transaction had been secured, and that the only remaining uncertainty was a shareholder vote," regulators said on Saturday. However, "in truth, Musk knew that the potential transaction was uncertain and subject to numerous contingencies. Musk had not discussed specific deal terms, including price, with any potential financing partners, and his statements about the possible transaction lacked an adequate basis in fact," they added. On the day Musk made the surprise announcement, Tesla's stock surged by over six percent — catching off guard the bearish class of investors with whom the billionaire has crossed swords in the past. 'The quickest settlement in history' The swiftness with which a deal was announced on Saturday was striking. A provisional settlement between the SEC and Tesla reportedly fell apart on Thursday, which led to regulators summarily filing suit. Carl Tobias, a law professor at the University of Richmond School of Law, said it may very well be "the quickest SEC settlement in history," and one that allows both sides to claim a semblance of victory. According to Tobias, it appeard that "it was better for each to compromise and not drag out this dispute. All secured something they wanted and gave up something." With securities regulators frequently criticized for not imposing tighter regulation on companies, a Tesla settlement allows the SEC to look like "a strict enforcer that is protecting shareholders," Tobias said to CNBC in an email. "Musk/Tesla continue to operate a successful company and perhaps behave better in the future. All are spared litigation costs and the bad publicity that could flow from prolonged litigation." Indeed, in recent days, some investors — many of whom have been wiling to discount Musk's unconventional style in favor of his perceived vision — had begun to bail on the stock. Tesla's shares, traded on the Nasdaq, closed down around 14 percent on Friday at $264, as Wall Street begun to fret over the company's ability to raise needed capital. Meanwhile, the company bonds had been falling recently, with $1.3 billion in debt coming due by March 2019. A widely circulated New York Times interview last month, in which Musk detailed the "excruciating" personal toll of running the company, set off alarm bells and led to talk of Tesla's directors getting him a second-in-command. Meanwhile, a steady stream of staff and executive departures have added to the sense of internal turmoil. Musk's prolific use of Twitter has created several high-profile headaches for him personally, as well as the company he founded. In settling the charges, regulators faulted Tesla for not exerting more control over Musk's tweeting. "The SEC also today charged Tesla with failing to have required disclosure controls and procedures relating to Musk's tweets, a charge that Tesla has agreed to settle," the agency said in a statement. "The settlements, which are subject to court approval, will result in comprehensive corporate governance and other reforms at Tesla — including Musk's removal as Chairman of the Tesla board—and the payment by Musk and Tesla of financial penalties," it added. Musk's fierce war of words against short-sellers, or investors betting on the company's stock to fall, was one of the reasons he cited when he first floated the idea of Tesla going dark. In settling with Musk, the SEC said Tesla's board would be expected to "oversee" its founder's communications with investors. "The resolution is intended to prevent further market disruption and harm to Tesla's shareholders," added Steven Peikin, co-director of the SEC's Enforcement Division, in a statement.
  13. i forgot where i saw the news already... the fact is Kimi is the fastest driver in the history. he is faster than Schumacher and Senna....
  14. awhtc

    How Big is Honda?

  15. OK lets see if keeping a safe distance helps in reducing being involved in front to rear accidents. Please try to be honest.
  16. Recently my kid is on a dino craze for some reason. lol. been bugging me to bring her see dinosaur after some googling then i realised we actually have real dinosaur bones in singapore! ( yes i know i'm Sua Gu) didn't even know that there was a lee kong chian natural history museum. hahaha. Tickets are generally affordable. got discount for singaporeans/pr. got a very nice souvenir shop with lotsa education toys. my kid made a small whole in my wallet. haha the dinos were very impressive. huge! every 30min or so there is a laser show with sound effects. quite interesting. i was surprised that my kid could tell me the names of the dinos. What the hell are they teaching to 3 yr old kids in school nowadays?? after from the dino bones. there are alot of others educational exhibits too for budding paleontologists. apart from my kid, think my maids were the happiest. hahaaha hope you guys find this useful. maybe can plan a trip during the upcoming school holidays. Address:Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum National University of Singapore 2 Conservatory Drive Singapore 117377 Tickets can be book via sistic http://www.sistic.com.sg/events/lkc2015 Singaporean / Permanent Resident (PR)Ticket S$15 - Adult S$8 - Child / Student / Snr Citizen / NSF
  17. Darth_mel

    Best shootout scene in movie history

    Well, IMO at least..... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ONHHdjyyVHo...player_embedded
  18. Obviously this is just a screenshot, because the whole damn thing is too long to share here. You can refer to < link removed> for a complete set of data from 2011-2017 And Secondary School Open house Dates 2017 (from MOE) HOPE IT HELPS! Anglican High School 圣公会中学 (25/11/17) [9:00 AM - 2:00 PM] Assumption Pathway School (22/11/2017) [9:00 AM - 1:00 PM] Assumption English School (18/11/2017) [9:00 AM - 3:00 PM] Anderson Secondary School (18/11/2017) [8:30 AM - 12:30 PM] Ang Mo Kio Secondary School (18/11/2017) [9:00 AM - 2:00 PM]. Bartley Secondary School (25/11/2017) [8:00 AM - 12:30 PM] Bendemeer Secondary School (23/11/2017) [1:00 PM - 5:00 PM] Boon Lay Secondary School (25/11/2017) [9:00 AM - 2:00 PM] Bowen Secondary School18/11/2017) [8:30 AM - 1:00 PM] Bukit Batok Secondary School (25/11/2017) [9:00 AM - 1:00 PM] Bukit Merah Secondary School (25/11/2017) [9:00 AM - 12:30 PM] Bukit View Secondary School (25/11/2017) [9:00 AM - 12:30 PM] Canberra Secondary School (3/11/2017) [8:00 AM - 12:30 PM] Catholic High School (Secondary) 公教中学 (18/11/2017) [8:30 AM - 1:00 PM] Cedar Girls' Secondary School (25/11/2017) [9:00 AM - 1:00 PM] Changkat Changi Secondary School (25/11/2017) [9:00 AM - 1:00 PM] CHIJ St. Theresa's Convent (25/11/2017) [8:30AM - 1:00PM] CHIJ Secondary School (Toa Payoh) (4/11/2017) [9:00 AM - 3:00 PM] CHIJ St Nicholas Girls' School (Secondary) 圣尼格拉女校 (25/11/2017) [9:00 AM - 4:00 PM] Chung Cheng High School (Main) 中正总校 (25/11/2017) [9:00 AM - 12:00 PM] Chung Cheng High School (Yishun) (18/11/2017) [8:00 AM - 1:00 PM] Clementi Town Secondary School (18/11/2017) [9:00 AM - 3:00 PM] Compassvale Secondary School (25/11/2017) [8:30 AM - 4:00 PM] Crescent Girls' School (21/10/2017) [9:00 AM - 2:30 PM] Crest Secondary School (24/11/2017) [1:00 PM - 4:00 PM] Crest Secondary School (25/11/2017) [9:00 AM - 3:00 PM] Crest Secondary School (26/11/2017) [9:00 AM - 12:00 PM] Damai Secondary School (25/11/2017) [8:00 AM - 12:30 PM] Dunman Secondary School (11/11/2017) [9:00 AM - 3:00 PM] East Spring Secondary School (25/11/2017) [8:00 AM - 12:00 PM] Edgefield Secondary School (18/11/2017) [9:00 AM - 1:00 PM] Fuchun Secondary School27/10/2017) [8:30 AM - 11:30 AM - Fuhua Secondary School (25/11/2017) [8:30 AM - 2:00 PM] Gan Eng Seng School (18/11/2017) [9:00AM - 1:00PM] Geylang Methodist School (Secondary) (24/11/2017) [2:00 PM - 5:00 PM] Greendale Secondary School (18/11/2017) [8:30 AM - 1:00 PM] Hai Sing Catholic School (25/11/2017) [8:30 AM - 1:00 PM] Holy Innocents' High School (11/11/2017) [9:00AM - 1:00PM] Hillgrove Secondary School (25/11/2017) [8:30 AM - 12:30 PM] Hougang Secondary School (23/11/2017) [1:00 PM - 4.30 PM] Hougang Secondary School (24/11/2017) [8:30 AM - 4.30 PM] Hougang Secondary School (25/11/2017) [8:30 AM - 1:00 PM] Hua Yi Secondary School (24/11/2017) [9:00 AM - 1:00 PM] Jurong Secondary School (25/11/2017) [8:00 AM - 1:00 PM] Jurongville Secondary School (25/11/2017) [10:00 AM - 2:00 PM] Juying Secondary School (25/11/2017) [8:30 AM - 1:00 PM] Kent Ridge Secondary School (25/11/2017) [8:30 AM - 2:00 PM] Kranji Secondary School (25/11/2017) [8:00 AM - 12:30 PM] Kuo Chuan Presbyterian Secondary School (25/11/2017) [9:00 AM - 1:00 PM] Loyang Secondary School 25/11/17) [9:00 AM - 3:00 PM] Marsiling Secondary School (25/11/2017) [9:00 AM - 3:00 PM] Mayflower Secondary School (25/11/2017) [9:00 AM - 12:00 PM] Methodist Girls' School (Secondary) (21/10/2017) [8:30 AM - 2:30 PM] Montfort Secondary School (25/11/2017) [9:00 AM - 1:00 PM] Nan Chiau High School 南侨中学 (25/11/2017) [9:00 AM - 12:30 PM] Nan Hua Secondary School 南华中学 (25/11/2017) [9:00 AM - 3:00 PM] Naval Base Secondary School (18/11/2017) [9:00 AM - 1:00 PM] Ngee Ann Secondary School (18/11/2017) [9:00 AM - 2:00 PM] Northlight School (25/11/2017) [8:00 AM - 1:00 PM] North Vista Secondary School (24/11/17) [12:00 PM - 3:00 PM] North Vista Secondary School (25/11/2017) [9:00 AM - 4:00 PM] Outram Secondary School (18/11/2017) [9:30 AM - 1:00 PM] Presbyterian High School (18/11/2017) [9:00 AM - 3:00 PM] Pasir Ris Crest Secondary School (25/11/2017) [8:30 AM - 12:30 PM] Pasir Ris Secondary School (25/11/2017) [8:30 AM - 1:00 PM] Pei Hwa Secondary School (18/11/2017) [9:00 AM - 4:00 PM] Peicai Secondary School25/10/2017) [8:00 AM - 12:00 PM] Peirce Secondary School (25/11/2017) [8:30 AM - 12:30 PM] Punggol Secondary School18/11/17) [9:00 AM - 3:00 PM] Queenstown Secondary School (25/11/2017) [8:30 AM - 12:30 PM] River Valley High School 立化中学 (18/11/2017) [8:30 AM - 12:30 PM] Riverside Secondary School (4/11/2017) [9:00 AM - 2:00 PM] Seng Kang Secondary School (25/11/17) [8:30 AM - 1:00 PM] Serangoon Garden Secondary School (25/11/2017) [8:00 AM - 12:00 PM] Serangoon Secondary School (25/11/2017) [9:00 AM - 12:00 PM] Spectra Secondary School (24/11/2017) [1:00 PM - 4:00 PM] Spectra Secondary School (25/11/2017) [9:00 AM - 3:00 PM] Spectra Secondary School (26/11/2017) [9:00 AM - 12:00 PM] St. Joseph's Institution (24/11/2017) [1:00 PM - 5:00 PM] St. Patrick's School (25/11/2017) [9:00 AM - 12:00 PM] Swiss Cottage Secondary School (11/11/2017) [8:30 AM - 1:00 PM] Tampines Secondary School (25/11/2017) [8:30 AM - 3:30 PM] Tanglin Secondary School (25/11/2017) [8:30 AM - 2:30 PM] Tanjong Katong Secondary School (18/11/2017) [9:00 AM - 1:00 PM] Tanjong Katong Girls' School18/11/2017) [8:30 AM - 1:00PM] Temasek Secondary School (18/11/2017) [9:00 AM - 3:00 PM] Unity Secondary School (18/11/2017) [9:00 AM - 12:30 PM] West Spring Secondary School (24/11/2017) [10:00 AM - 5:00 PM] Westwood Secondary School (25/11/2017) [8:00 AM - 3:00 PM] Woodlands Secondary School18/11/2017) [8:30 AM - 1:00 PM] Xinmin Secondary School4/11/2017) [9:00 AM - 1:00 PM] Yishun Secondary School (25/11/2017) [9:00 AM - 1:00 PM] Yishun Town Secondary School (25/11/2017) [9:00 AM - 1:00 PM] Yuan Ching Secondary School (25/11/2017) [8:30 AM - 12:30 PM] Yusof Ishak Secondary School (25/11/2017) [8:30 AM - 3:30 PM] Yuying Secondary School (25/11/2017) [8:30 AM - 2:00 PM] Zhenghua Secondary School (25/11/2017) [9:00 AM - 1:30 PM] Zhonghua Secondary School (11/11/2017) [9:00 AM - 2:00 PM]
  19. Scion

    Interesting Regional History

    for those who like history... some events in our regional areas (Singapore, Peninsula Malaysia, Indonesia, Borneo) that might have altered our history completely (if they succeeded) Indonesia Raya, or the Greater Indonesia first proposed during WWII and collaborated with the Japanese, in return to gain an independent Greater Indonesia. but the Japanese never agreed cos they wanted to control whole of Southeast Asia at the end of WWII, Britain took back Malaya, Singapore and north Borneo, while Indonesia became independent from the Dutch during the Konfrontasi in the 60s, this idea was proposed again, but in the end, Indonesia recognised the formation of the Federation of Malaysia Maphilindo, or Greater Malayan Federation to unite the Malay people at Malaya, Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore, Brunei, Sarawak and Sabah. But the British and Malaya thought it was a conspiracy to stop the formation of the Federation of Malaysia. this idea was discarded when the Federation of Malaysia was formed, and later ASEAN formed in 1967 sometimes you wonder what would have happened to Singapore if these plans succeeded
  20. There was a time when car-based panel vans were all over Singapore. I remember Corollas and Datsuns making the bulk of them. Some time in the late 1990s they disappeared altogether. However, they did not actually go out of production. Some models are still available in Japan and Europe, and even Mini has a panel van. Anyone knows what happened? Was it because of certain regulations, or they just somehow went out of favour? A KE70 Corolla panel van, used to be a common sight in Singapore. A MINI panel van, recent generation. Vauxhall Astra panel van, from 2006.
  21. <link removed by admin> Hope will be relevant to parents with children heading to P1 next year
  22. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/men/the-filter/virals/11367934/High-speed-archers-video-of-incredible-trick-shots-goes-viral.html
  23. Neutrino

    Family Trees

    Another topic got me to write this. Both my parents already dead and the missuses father as well so only the wife's mother still around. Although she's lost a lot of near term memory,slight dementia, her long term memory is amazing. So for a year or so we've been asking her to tell us about her forfathers and relatives. Based on this info we've drawn up my wife's family tree which is impossible to do without this memory. Most of this family tree has been confirmed with other relatives who couldn't remember to begin with but on prompting by my mil and chatting together they all remember. We've gone back to 1885 with a forfather who was born in Singapore although some of the older members were immigrants from China. We've discussed it all with many relations who have found it very interesting and many even the younger ones have asked for copies of the tree. Without the memory of my mil none of this would have been possible and who knows how much longer she'll be around. Maybe not many of you will be interested with your ancestors history, where they lived, when they moved here and where from, how they survived in the wars, WW1 and WW2 but it can be fascinating. If you are interested you should talk to your oldest family members asap because once that memory has gone it has gone you won't be able to get it back.
  24. http://untoldhistoriesofmalaya.blogspot.sg/2012/09/untold-history-complete-history-of_30.html?m=1 I knew the land belong to Sultan of Johor but didnt know thre was a palace.