Istana Woodneuk is an abandoned mansion located along Tyersall Avenue. It entered the limelight in 2018 when it was revealed by Kevin Kwan, author of Crazy Rich Asians, that one of the scenes was inspired by the mansion.
The nickname “Little Red Dot”, a reference to how Singapore is represented in the world map, was first coined by late President of Indonesia Bacharuddin Jusuf Habibie in an article published in the Asian Wall Street Journal on August 4th, 1998.
Unbeknownst to many, the former grounds of Orchard Road and Paterson Road was once a huge Teochew cemetery called Tai Shan Ting.
The last change was made in 1982, when West Malaysia (GMT +7:30) moved their clocks ahead by half an hour to match East Malaysia (GMT+8). Singapore announced that it would follow suit, citing the close working relationship between both countries as well as to facilitate travel and business matters.
Located atop the 26-storey high Lagoon View condominium stands the Bedok Lighthouse, Singapore’s first fully automated and unmanned lighthouse.
Located deep within Bukit Timah Nature Reserve is the alleged nesting ground of Bukit Timah Monkey Man, a 2-metre tall ape-like cryptid.
The popularity of the Toa Payoh dragon playground in the 1970s led to the sprouting of several replicas across the different housing estates in Singapore
Once owned by the Aw Boon brothers, founders of Tiger Balm, Coney Island was planned to be develop into an integrated holiday resort island.
Singapore in Michigan was then a thriving town, housing four lumber bills, a bank and some 40 houses. The bank even printed its own “Singapore” dollar. What led to its demise?
Ever wonder why the streets along Orchard Road are no longer floods during intense downpour?
Based on the ‘household wealth per adult’ published in the Global Wealth Report 2019 by Credit Suisse, Singaporeans are the SIXTH richest people in the world.
Did you know that that the Singapore Flyer had 28 capsules, 28 passengers, and takes approximately 28 minutes to complete a cycle?