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A Penniless Boy Chew Joo Chiat book launch on 29 July 2017 at the Marine Parade Public Library A
Penniless Boy, Chew Joo Chiat book was successfully launch on 29 th July 2017 morning at the Marine Parade Public Library. All the seats
were fully occupied and...
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Book Launch My
book 'A Penniless Boy, Chew Joo Chiat' will be launched on 29 th July 2017 at the Marine Parade Public Library. It has been a long
journey since March 2008 when I started to trace my roots, Chew Joo
Chiat who was also my great grandfather. Th...
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Tongmenghui
Tong Meng Hui (TMH) The Tongmenghui
aka the Chinese
United League was
a secret society and underground resistance movement organized by Sun
Yat-sen in Tokyo , Japan ,
on August 20,1905. Its aim was to overthrow the Manchu Dynasty and to
establish a Chinese
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                                       Grave of Lim Xiang Neo, wife of Chew Joo Chiat The above
grave is 120 years (1896) old. It belongs to Lim Xiang Neo, Chew Joo Chiat’s first wife. She is
also my great grand-mother. In 2010  I
was building Chew Joo Chia...
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Chew Joo Chiat's second legacy
Joo Chiat, Singapore’s  First Heritage Town is fast
becoming a tourist spot. There is a walking trail guide and map known as The
Secret of Joo Chiat launched recently and supported by Singapore Tourism Board. Joo Chiat a living legacy is the title of  a boo...
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Chew Joo Chiat second legacy
Mangala
Vihara Buddhist Temple Joo Chiat,
Singapore’s  First Heritage Town is fast
becoming a tourist spot. There is a walking trail guide and map known as The
Secret of Joo Chiat launched recently and supported by Singapore Tourism Board. Joo Chiat is a li...
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Ancestor land
厦门 Xiamen China Last month
my wife and I went on a free and easy holidays with my youngest son to 厦门 Xiamen China. Hersan 禾山 village nearby
 Xiamen was where my great grandfather Chew
Joo Chiat was born in 1855. During his growing up years, China was ruled ...
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Rediffusion Talk Show SG50
Rediffusion on its SG50 celebration will
film a collection of 25 stories shared by the nation’s pioneers through  interviews at the talkshows. The program will
be filmed at 7 community centres.  At
each talkshow pioneers would share their personal stories d...
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Reason for Blogging
                                                                   Chew Joo Chiat I believe I
am the oldest blogger in Singapore. Many people including the Straits Times
reporter had asked me why I blog about my great grandfather Chew Joo Chiat. I
have two ...
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