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Kim Seng
Kim Seng
Kim Seng
Road (Chinese: 金声路) is a street in Singapore
Singapore
that runs along the upper-easternmost portion of the Bukit Merah-Central Area border
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Chinese Language
Legend:   Countries identified Chinese as a primary, administrative, or native language   Countries with more than 5,000,000 Chinese speakers   Countries with more than 1,000,000 Chinese speakers   Countries with more than 500,000 Chinese speakers   Countries with more than 100,000 Chinese speakers   Major Chinese-speaking settlementsThis article contains IPA phonetic symbols. Without proper rendering support, you may see question marks, boxes, or other symbols instead of Unicode
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Thomson MRT Line
The Thomson–East Coast line (TEL) is a medium-capacity Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) line in Singapore
Singapore
that is currently under construction, being the sixth line to be built. The line was announced on 15 August 2014 by the Land Transport Authority
Land Transport Authority
as the merger of the Thomson Line (TSL) and the Eastern Region line (ERL).[2] The stretch from Woodlands North to Gardens by the Bay costs S$18 billion. The line will open in five stages from 2019 onwards, and interchanges with all existing lines. When the line fully opens, it is expected to serve about 500,000 commuters daily in the initial years, rising to one million commuters daily in the long term. It will be the fourth MRT line to be operated by SMRT, after the North South line, East West line and the Circle line and also the fourth to be completely automated and driverless
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Pinyin
Hanyu Pinyin
Hanyu Pinyin
(simplified Chinese: 汉语拼音; traditional Chinese: 漢語拼音), often abbreviated to pinyin, is the official romanization system for Standard Chinese
Standard Chinese
in mainland China and to some extent in Taiwan. It is often used to teach Standard Mandarin Chinese, which is normally written using Chinese characters. The system includes four diacritics denoting tones. Pinyin
Pinyin
without tone marks is used to spell Chinese names and words in languages written with the Latin alphabet, and also in certain computer input methods to enter Chinese characters. The pinyin system was developed in the 1950s by many linguists, including Zhou Youguang,[1] based on earlier forms of romanizations of Chinese
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Zouk
Zouk is a fast jump-up carnival beat originating from the Caribbean islands of Guadeloupe
Guadeloupe
and Martinique, popularized by the French Antillean band Kassav' in the 1980s. Very rapid in tempo, the style lost ground in the 1980s due to the strong presence of Compas / kompa and kadans, the main music of the French Antilles. Today, zouk is the French Antilles
French Antilles
compas (Kompa),[1] also called zouk-love.Contents1 Etymology 2 Zouk today 3 See also 4 ReferencesEtymology[edit] The Creole word zouke, sekwe, or zouke, etc
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Kreta Ayer
Kreta Ayer Road
Road
(Chinese: 水车路) is a one-way road located in Chinatown within the Outram Planning Area in Singapore. The road links Neil Road
Road
to New Bridge Road
Road
and Eu Tong Sen Street, and is intersected by Keong Saik Road. Etymology and history[edit] In the olden days, water drawn from a well near Ann Siang Hill
Ann Siang Hill
was taken down in bullock carts, hence the name Kreta Ayer, which means "water cart road" in Malay. The Hokkiens refer to this area as gu chia chui, and the Cantonese call it ngow chay shui also meaning "bullock water cart" (the word "road" is elided). Kreta Ayer Road
Road
was officially conferred in 1922. Kreta Ayer Road
Road
defines for the Chinese in Singapore, the Chinatown area. For the Chinese, the Chinatown area is referred also as tua poh or "greater town" district
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Jalan Besar GRC
GRC may refer to:Contents1 Business 2 Government and politics 3 Science and technology 4 Sport 5 Other usesBusiness[edit]Governance, risk management, and compliance, business governance and management approachGovernment and politics[edit]Gender Recognition Certificate, in the United Kingdom Government of the Republic of China Greece Group Representation Constituency
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Kampong Glam
Glam is a shortened form of the word glamour
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Bukit Ho Swee Fire
Coordinates: 1°17′16.5″N 103°49′43.4″E / 1.287917°N 103.828722°E / 1.287917; 103.828722 Bukit Ho Swee
Bukit Ho Swee
estate today, with the modern HDB flatsThe Bukit Ho Swee
Bukit Ho Swee
Fire was a conflagration that broke out in the squatter settlement of Bukit Ho Swee, Singapore
Singapore
on 25 May 1961. This fire killed 2 people and injured another 54. It also destroyed more than 2,800 houses around Bukit Ho Swee
Bukit Ho Swee
area, leaving around 16,000 people homeless and the cause of this conflagration was never established. The Bukit Ho Swee
Bukit Ho Swee
fire was the biggest outbreak of fire in Singapore's history.[1] The scale of the destruction of property sparked an emergency project to construct and resettle the people affected by this disaster
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Cairnhill
The Cairnhill
The Cairnhill
(Chinese: 朗逸峯) is a private housing estate in Tsuen Wan, New Territories, Hong Kong. Being one of the estates built on the mid-level of the hill of Route Twisk
Route Twisk
(Another one is The Cliveden), it consists of 16 low-density blocks divided into 2 phases and completed in 2004 and 2005 respectively, offering a total of 770 units.[1] It was jointly developed by Cheung Kong Holdings, Sino Land and K
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Outram, Singapore
Singapore
Singapore
(/ˈsɪŋ(ɡ)əpɔːr/ ( listen)), officially the Republic
Republic
of Singapore, is a sovereign city-state and island country in Southeast Asia. It lies one degree (137 kilometres or 85 miles) north of the equator, at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, with Indonesia's Riau Islands
Riau Islands
to the south and Peninsular Malaysia
Peninsular Malaysia
to the north. Singapore's territory consists of one main island along with 62 other islets
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Singapore
Singapore
Singapore
(/ˈsɪŋ(ɡ)əpɔːr/ ( listen)), officially the Republic
Republic
of Singapore, is a sovereign city-state and island country in Southeast Asia. It lies one degree (137 kilometres or 85 miles) north of the equator, at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, with Indonesia's Riau Islands
Riau Islands
to the south and Peninsular Malaysia
Peninsular Malaysia
to the north. Singapore's territory consists of one main island along with 62 other islets
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Pe̍h-ōe-jī
Southern MinAmoy TaiwaneseCreator Walter Henry Medhurst Elihu Doty John Van Nest TalmageTime periodsince the 1830sParent systemsEgyptian hieroglyphsProto-SinaiticPhoenician alphabetGreek alphabetLatin alphabetPe̍h-ōe-jīChild systemsTLPA Taiwanese Romanization SystemThis article contains IPA phonetic symbols. Without proper rendering support, you may see question marks, boxes, or other symbols instead of Unicode
Unicode
characters. For an introductory guide on IPA symbols, see Help:IPA. Pe̍h-ōe-jī
Pe̍h-ōe-jī
(pronounced [peʔ˩ ue˩ dzi˨] ( listen), abbreviated POJ, literally vernacular writing, also known as Church Romanization) is an orthography used to write variants of Southern Min
Southern Min
Chinese, particularly Taiwanese Southern Min
Southern Min
and Amoy Hokkien
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Malay Language
Thai alphabet
Thai alphabet
(in Thailand)Malay BrailleHistorically Pallava alphabet, Kawi alphabet, Rencong alphabet, Rejang scriptSigned formsManually Coded MalaySistem Isyarat Bahasa IndonesiaOfficial statusOfficial language in  Brunei   Indonesia
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Bartley, Singapore
Bartley Road
Road
is a major road in Singapore
Singapore
extending from Upper Serangoon
Serangoon
Road
Road
to Tampines Avenue 10. The road has a distance of 5.8 km. En route, it passes through the areas of Serangoon, Bartley, Paya Lebar, Defu, Kaki Bukit and Bedok Reservoir
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Kolam Ayer
Geylang
Geylang
Bahru (Chinese: 芽笼峇鲁, Tamil: கேலாங் பாரு) is a subzone within the planning area of Kallang, Singapore, as defined by the Urban Redevelopment Authority
Urban Redevelopment Authority
(URA). It is bounded by the Pan Island Expressway
Pan Island Expressway
(PIE) in the east; the Pelton Canal in the south; the Kallang
Kallang
River in the west; and Serangoon
Serangoon
Road in the north. Previously, "Kolam Ayer" encompassed an area that included present-day Geylang
Geylang
Bahru subzone and the adjacent Kallang
Kallang
Way subzone, the latter of which is officially organised under Geylang
Geylang
Planning Area
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