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Peranakan culture: History modern Singapore

  • Prodita Sabarini

    The Jakarta Post

Singapore | Wed, January 5 2011 | 09:24 am
Peranakan culture: History modern Singapore

PREMIUM Stepping through time: In the residential area of Katong, Singapore, a private two-story house, called Katong Antique House, has become a treasure trove of all things peranakan. Amid 2010’s hype about the new ship-like structure atop three hotel towers, I visited Singapore and discovered another side of the city-state.

In the upper-middle-class residential area of Katong, a private ...