A Rattan Business

Wicker furniture can be seen in any stylish furniture label’s outdoor collection, but there was a time when it was known by the humble name of ‘rattan’ in Singapore. The ubiquitous chairs were seen on almost every balcony and patio, thanks to its affordable price (compared to imported...

March 1961: Playing with fire

Where there’s smoke, there’s fireworks? Not since the 1970s, when the government introduced the Dangerous Fireworks Act due to an unfortunate accident during some Chinese New Year celebrations which caused six deaths.

Hard Cash

February 1961