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I Remember – My Parents stayed at Craig Road before

My parents stayed at a few places in their lifetime. The stayed at Race Course Road and later moved to Craig Road before renting a flat from the government. Craig Road is situated in the Chinatown, Tanjong Pagar area. Craig … Continue reading

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Old Currency Notes

My mother left behind some old currencies. Thought I share the photographs of these notes. Picture 1: Board of Commissioners of Currency Malaya Straits Settlements and Malay States Face on currency: King George VI $5 1 July 1941 Picture 2: … Continue reading

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I Remember – DBS Fixed Deposit in 1993

Back in 1993, my mother and I had a fixed deposit placed with DBS Bank. Back then DBS Bank was known as The Development Bank of Singapore Ltd. This fixed deposit was kept for 24 years. From a sum of … Continue reading

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I Remember – Do you plan for retirement?

In my case, I was not enjoying my work in 2006. I took a leap into the unknown and quitted my full-time job. I was feeling burnout on the job. At that time, I was the Deputy Director of Temasek … Continue reading

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I Remember – I was enrolled in English-Medium stream in primary school (1964)

My two older brothers went to Chinese schools where Chinese was the main medium of instructions. My sister after them chose English-medium stream and I followed in her footsteps. Back in early 1960s, my parents already knew how to hedge … Continue reading

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I Remember – Matriculation for Accountancy course in 1978-9

I was given a place to pursue Bachelor of Accountancy in the University of Singapore (SU) in 1978. At the end of three years, I was awarded a degree from the National University of Singapore (NUS). The SU name was … Continue reading

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I Remember – National Day Parade in 1971

Back in 1971 when I was still in Secondary 2 some 46 years ago, I was in the Red Cross contingent for National Day Parade. Not everyone had the honour to participate in a National Day Parade. In Gan Eng … Continue reading

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