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Once Bonded

Yu-Mei Balasingamchow When I was 19, I inked my name on a legal document to affirm that I would enter upon and diligently continue in an overseas university course specified by the government of the Republic of Singapore, complete it to the best of my ability, then return immediately to Singapore to serve the government […]

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学语以外 : Beyond Language Learning

李慧玲 : Lee Huay Leng English version Translated by Francis Lim Khek Gee, with additional translation by Tan Siok Siok 我们回到上海时,赶紧把在汕头买的潮语配音《白雪公主》卡通片拿出来播放,听着皇后用潮州话问那镜子:“魔镜,魔镜,世界上那个芝娘最美丽?”全家人都被逗乐了。

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Wang Gungwu Text of the public lecture given on 8 July 2007 in conjunction with the official opening of the National University of Singapore Bukit Timah Campus. A new University of Malaya was founded in 1949 in the shadow of the Malayan emergency and the communist victory in China. For the next decade, there was […]

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Edgar Liao Few young Singaporeans today would know of Dennis Joseph Enright, a name that might ring only faint bells to some from older generation. As Professor of English at the University of Malaya in Singapore, he had taught for a decade between 1960 and 1970. Enright is inadvertently remembered for his role as key […]

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Event announcement by Francis Lim Khek Gee Organised by The Tangent Nov-Dec 2007, Singapore Management University Exhibition blog archive In a recent roundtable on ‘Rethinking Singapore History’, a junior college student posed a poignant question that might be regarded as both an indictment and a rallying cry: why is it that, for such a long […]

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