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The Story Behind # 2906

  The Story Behind Peg 2906 by Norman Cho How many of us believe in the unexplained? There are reasons why certain things happen unexpectedly.  But are we receptive enough to take the cue from such signs?  One recent account was of tomb 481 which was pegged 2906 at Bukit Brown Cemetery, slated for exhumation to make way for the 8 lane highway due to slice the cemetery in half by 2017/ A post about the Ee Hoe Hean Club […]

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The Brownies with Constance Singam, one of the judges and a highly esteemed civil activist and writer

Advocacy Awards 2014

    All Things Bukit Brown is pleased to announce that it is the first recipient of the Civil Society Advocate Organisation of the Year Award in the inaugural Singapore Advocacy Awards. This is our acceptance speech at the ceremony on August 30, 2014.  “We are honoured and humbled to have been deemed deserving to receive this award by a dedicated and diverse panel of activists, many of whom have worked tirelessly and for a much longer time on a […]

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Romancing Taiping 2

A photo essay by Simone Lee  “I was a little apprehensive at the beginning. Even as a Malaysian, I’ve never heard of anyone raving about a visit to Taiping. But while we were there, I fell in love…………” Simone Lee Romancing Taiping  1  continues with part 2  as Simone Lee takes you through to  sights and sounds  from cemeteries – of course -  to temples and museums. Hokkien Cemetery The most valuable tomb in Taiping belongs to Ng Boo Bee. […]

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Japanese Occupation Tour_Peter Pak

  Disclaimer: By agreeing to take walking tours  of Bukit Brown Cemetery, I understand and accept that I must be physically fit and able to do so.To the extent permissible by law, I agree to assume any and all risk of injury or bodily harm to myself and persons in my care (including child or ward) Useful info here: Getting There/游览信息 Meeting place: At the Lor Halwa Main gates at Bukit Brown Sun 15 June’14 9am – 11.45am: Victims, Heroes […]

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JNV Students with Claire Leow at Tay Koh Yat_photo Raymond Ng

by Raymond Ang We visited Bukit Brown on a warm Saturday morning on June 7th , to find that the usual scene to the cemetery gates changed. There are now fences leading all the way to the gates. Clearly the construction for the highway has started. I had brought my students from the Jakarta Nanyang School here to Bukit Brown to learn more about the links between Indonesia and Singapore. The students sweltered in the humidity. I had two groups […]

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3rd June 2014 Tomb Measurement 2-Day Workshop with Dr. Lai Chee Kien NB: There has been a change in starting time for Session one at NLB from 1 pm to 1.15pm. Places available: :30 Session One  : 1.15pm -4pm, Saturday 14 June 2014 Location: Imagination Room, 5th floor, National Library, Victoria Street  Session Two  3.30pm- 6.30pm, Saturday  21 June 2014, Location: Bukit Brown Cemetery Gate (meeting point) 1)  Description: From 2011-2013, several architecture students supervised Dr Lai Chee Kien have […]

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The Sikh Guards at Chew Geok Leong (photo Peter Pak)

Disclaimer: By agreeing to take walking tours  of Bukit Brown Cemetery, I understand and accept that I must be physically fit and able to do so.To the extent permissible by law, I agree to assume any and all risk of injury or bodily harm to myself and persons in my care (including child or ward) Useful info here: Getting There/游览信息 Sun 8 June’14 9am – 11.30am  Meeting place: At the Lor Halwa Main gates at Bukit Brown Sikh guards are […]

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