Tag: Bicentennial

Charity for foreign domestic workers throws birthday party for maids at its Singapore bicentennial...

Singapore— A charity aimed to upskill domestic helpers held a party not only in honour of the country’s bicentennial and National Day, but to...

Patriotic foods for National Day weekend

Singapore—If you and your tummy are in a patriotic mood this weekend, TISG has got you covered. As we celebrate our country’s 54th birthday,...

“Accept the right of citizens…to hold alternative/dissenting views” Tommy Koh’s birthday wishes for Singapore

Singapore—A few days ahead of the country’s National Day celebration on August 9, Friday, Ambassador-at-Large Tommy Koh published his birthday wishes for the nation in...

NDP 2019: Fireworks to be set off at Singapore River for the first time

Singapore—For the first time, fireworks will be lit at the Singapore River in this year’s National Day Parade, as well as be part of...

Commemorative S$20 bills snapped up in banks on first day, resold on Carousell for...

Singapore—People quickly grabbed the chance to get the new S$20 notes, recently issued in commemoration of the country’s bicentennial, on June 10, Monday, the...

Recognise both the good and the bad aspects of colonialism at the bicentennial commemoration

Singapore—In this bicentennial year, one Member of Parliament (MP) is calling for the recognition of both positive and negative aspects of the country’s colonial...

Singapore Bicentennial Office on the “disappearing” Raffles Statue in Boat Quay: “an invitation to...

From Dec 29 to Jan 3, Singapore will have a “disappearing” statue of Sir Stamford Raffles along the Singapore River in Boat Quay, believed...
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