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  • Sinnathamby Rajaratnam

    S Rajaratnam speaking at the 1959 General Elections

    S. Rajaratnam is a founding member of the People’s Action Party, a long-serving minister of many portfolios, published author and former journalist. He is one of the pioneer leaders of independent Singapore who has devoted much of his life to public service. His most enduring legacy is the National Pledge that he penned, which is recited at school assemblies and national day ceremonies today.

  • Shirin Fozdar

    Shirin Fozdar in 1977

    Shirin Fozdar is a pioneer women’s rights activist. She championed social issues for women in Singapore and was a key figure in the implementation of several laws and policies that benefited women in Singapore. Together with her husband, they were among the first to introduce the Baha’i Faith in Singapore.

  • Queenstown - The Queen of Housing Estates

    Building Works at Queenstown

    First developed by the colonial administration’s Singapore Improvement Trust, and later completed by its successor, the Housing and Development Board, Queenstown was used as a test bed for much of Singapore’s public housing. It would be the satellite town to pioneer many firsts, including the first HDB flats, tallest public housing blocks, first point blocks and first community and social institutions – with a polyclinic, branch library and neighbourhood sports complex.

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