Retrieved 11 January 2015.
Singapore became the regional capital in 1836.
With the exception of the Peranakans who pledged their loyalties to Singapore, most of the labourers' loyalties lay with their respective homelands of Malaysia, China and India.
Both and by continue to be applied as legal penalties.
Kwen Fee Lian ed.
In Singapore, street food has long been associated with with communal seating areas.