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A less popular explanation suggest that Simei was derived from Jalan Soo Bee ( translates to ‘Re Lan Sze Mei’ in Mandarin), a minor road located near the junction of Simei Avenue and Upper Changi Road.
Today, mural portraits of the four legendary beauties can be found in the voids decks of HDB flats in Simei. Do you know where they are?
(Image credits: Mathew Browne)