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Forgotten Past – A German Deity at Ubin

Forgotten Past – A German Deity at Ubin<p>There are as many as eleven shrines and nine temples on the island of Pulau Ubin, but none catches the imagination as much as the German Girl Shrine, which is located near Ketam Quarry at the western side of island.<p>How did the shrine come about? And how did a German girl become a deity on the island? The story began in the 1910s, just before the First World War (1914-1918) broke out.<p>There was a German family living on Pulau Ubin at the turn of the 20th …

Fish farms and trash at Pulau Ubin

A fridge and television sets were dumped on Pulau Ubin just opposite nearby fish farms.<p>As well as fish meal bags, fish cage nets and lots of other …

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Fish farms and trash at Pulau Ubin

A fridge and television sets were dumped on Pulau Ubin just opposite nearby fish farms.<p>As well as fish meal bags, fish cage nets and lots of other …

Off the Beaten Path: Exploring Pulau Ubin, Singapore

When most people think of Singapore, they think of skyscrapers, huge malls and cold air-conditioning. However, there is another side to</b> …