History From The Hill Episode 3
Singapore was founded upon trade and its free port. Many of these pioneer traders are immortalized in our maps and street names. Prominent names include Gan Eng Seng, Cheang Hong Lim, Chia Ann Siang, and also Chew Boon Lay. Chew Boon Lay was not only a trader, but also a rubber plantation owner as well as a biscuit factory owner. What else did these businessmen contribute to our country?