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By Leong Sze Lee,Poh Seng Chen

Chen Poh Seng's nice grandfather lived in Pulau Tekong, his 50-over cousins have been born and informed there. He lived in Changi aspect that is half-hour away by means of ferry.

Lee Leong Sze is a Malaysian, graduated from the dept of heritage, nationwide Chong Hsing collage, Taiwan, got PhD in Singapore. researchers met in August 2005. They shared a similar curiosity in learning the historical past of Pulau Tekong. throughout the examine, that they had complete aid and encouragement from former residents.

The e-book describes how Pulau Tekong Island built throughout the early twentieth century. It describes the place the ethnic teams got here from, how they settled down, labored and lived jointly, and the connection between diversified ethnic teams, just like the Malay and chinese language (including Hakka and Chouchouese) through the years. eventually, the e-book unearths out how and why the villages vanished. the ultimate bankruptcy outlines the phenomenal electorate from Pulau Tekong and experiences how they merged with the most movement of Singapore society after leaving the offshore island.


  • Introduction
  • From Desolation to Prosperity:
    • Development of Villages
    • Life in Villages
    • Conclusion
  • Composition and courting of Ethnic Groups:
    • Ethnic constitution on Tekong Island
    • Relationship among chinese language and Malays
    • Ethnic dating inside of Chinese
    • Conclusion
  • The impression of worldwide warfare II:
    • Influence of worldwide warfare II on Tekong Island
    • Tekong Island below British govt and Self-Governance
    • The Sixties: A interval of Change
    • Conclusion
  • The improvement of Tekong Island:
    • Tekong Island below Singapore's Development
    • The Disappearance of Villages on Tekong Island
    • The Achievements of Former citizens of Tekong Island
    • Conclusion
  • Conclusion

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