Archive for the tag 'kampong buangkok'

Apr 23 2012

Kampong Buangkok: Singapore’s last traditional village

When Singapore split from Malaysia in the early 1960s, the government implemented a number of policies to rapidly modernise the newly independent city-state. One of them was to move all the people from Malaysian-style kampong villages to the high-rise public housing apartments. Somehow, one of these traditional villages was spared from the bulldozer and survives … read the full post