History From The Hill Episode 4
The early Chinese settlers in Singapore originated from nearby British outposts like Malacca and Penang. However, as trade flourished, many others were also attracted by the opportunities that abound including the Chinese from China. There was a clear line that divided the early settlers who came to be known as the Straits born Chinese and those who’ve only arrived, known as the sinkehs. What were these conflicts and how were they resolved?