The Making of the Monetary Authority of Singapore: How the MAS Became Singapore’s Central Bank
While the Monetary Authority of Singapore was established in 1971, it only became a full-fledged central bank some 30 years later.
A Great Way to Fly: The Singapore Airlines Story
Established in 1972, Singapore Airlines has earned a reputation as a well-recognised brand known for its impeccable service standards and luxurious in-flight experiences.
Key Milestones in the History of Cathay Cinema
The closing of Cathay cinema at Handy Road, one of Singapore’s oldest cinemas, marks the end of an era. Here’s a look at the Cathay Building and cinema over the years.
How Jurong Bird Park was Hatched
On the 50th anniversary of its opening, Zoe Yeo gives us a bird’s-eye view of the setting up of one of Singapore’s most popular tourist attractions.
Many generations of Singaporeans have shopped in Robinsons since its founding in 1858. Gracie Lee and Kevin Khoo highlight some milestones in its illustrious history.
How Changi Airport Came To Be
As Singapore’s Changi Airport marks its 40th anniversary in 2021, Rebecca Tan uncovers fascinating facts behind the decision to build the airport and how it eventually took shape.
The Story of Two Shipyards: Keppel & Sembawang
Keppel and Sembawang shipyards are major players in Singapore’s maritime and shipping industry. Wee Beng Geok traces the colonial origins of these two companies.
Oriental Emporium: The End of an Era
The Emporium chain of department stores entered the scene when the retail market in Singapore was still in its infancy. Kam Kit Geok takes a closer look at a much-loved shopping icon.
Rediffusion’s Golden Years
Singapore’s only cable radio service was an instant hit when it was launched in 1949. Barbara Quek charts the history of the pioneering broadcasting station.
Becoming Modern By Design
The now-defunct Baharuddin Vocational Institute was Singapore’s first formal school for design. Justin Zhuang looks at how the institute laid the foundation for the design industry here.