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  • Lai Chee Kien

    Early Hawkers In Singapore

    $29.00

    Illustrated by Chang Yang The hawker centre is an integral part of Singapore's urban landscape. As they are now easily found all around the island, many may not be aware that the concept of housing hawkers within designated space was not common before Singapore's independence in 1965. Instead, hawkers plied the streets on foot, toting their wares in portable makeshift stalls. Illustrator Chang Yang captured the street hawkers from the 20s and 30s in a series titled "Our Vanishing Street Hawke...

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  • Wong Chiang Yin

    How To Eat 饭饭之辈

    $24.00

    Finding good food is a hobby for many. However, most people may not appreciate the finer details of dishes or trace the culture of dishes to understand their origins and evolutions. This bilingual book about how to appreciate food and anecdotes of few dishes is compiled from a gastronomy column “Fan Fan Zhi Bei” (饭饭之辈) on Lianhe Zaobao written by Dr Wong Chiang Yin (alias Jiang Xia Er Lang 江夏二郎), the Executive Director and Group CEO of Thomson Medical Group. He is a medical professional with ...

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  • 赵慕媛

    梁典

    $42.00

    translated by Leong Weng Kam 本书是梁家子女对父母孝思的深切缅怀,也是马来亚上世 纪辉煌矿业史当中,霹雳怡保著名矿家梁典不为人知的许 多精彩故事。其中包括矿区动荡与帮派械斗,梁典在二战 时期扛起艰险的霹雳矿务公会会长职务,在外敌威吓下坚 持不向华社筹款缴集“奉纳金”,以及头家梁在时代洪流 中的进退得失、奋斗精神与家国情怀。 This is not just another biography. It is a record of the Leong family siblings’ fond memories of their late parents. It is also a brief history of sorts of Malaya’s tin mining industry from the last century. It contains many interesting and untold stories of Leong Tian, a well-known tin mine worker-turned-owner from I...

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