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New book dives into rich history of Kallang River : Former residents recall idyllic days swimming, playing and fishing in areas near the river

Jun 09, 2019 - The Straits Times (Singapore)

The Kallang River is now seen as just another water source but for many years it served as a swimming hole, playground and community club for those lucky enough to live in the surrounding area.

For Mr Chin Fook Siang, 77, the river most reminds him of an idyllic childhood surrounded by friends.

Mr Chin is among those who lived along the Kallang River to be featured in a book called Our Home By The Kallang River - Past, Present And Future that was launched yesterday at the National ...