Shophouses at Katong

Residential neighbourhood in the eastern portion of the Central Region of Singapore, within the Marine Parade planning area.

- Katong

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East Coast Park

Beach and a park encompassing Marine Parade, Bedok and Tampines, along the southeastern coast of Singapore.


It was opened in the 1970s, after the Singapore government had completed reclaiming land off the coast at Katong which extends from Changi to Kallang.

Marine Parade

Planning area and residential estate located in the Central Region of Singapore.

A typical point block in Marine Parade in December 2005
Entrance to Marine Parade Promenade in December 2005
Marine Parade Community Building in December 2005

Marine Parade's early history can be associated with the precinct of Katong.

Katong laksa

Katong laksa is a variant of laksa lemak inspired by the Straits Chinese who live in the precinct of Katong in Singapore.

LGBT history in Singapore

LGBT activity in Singapore has frequently been a focus of social conflict.


These "Shadow Nights" were roving events held at semi-permanent venues which included Rascals (at the Pan Pacific Hotel), Heartthrob (at Melia at Scotts), The Gate (at Orchard Hotel), Music World (in Katong) and Studebaker's which later morphed into Venom (at Pacific Plaza).

List of service reservoirs in Singapore

List of service reservoirs in Singapore.

Fort Canning Service Reservoir
Aerial photo of Murnane Service Reservoir 1958 from New Zealand Engineering

Jalan Eunos Service Reservoir was first constructed by the British Government in 1956 at an estimated cost of $4 million to improve water pressure in the Geylang, Katong and Changi areas of Singapore, as the Woodleigh Waterworks, constructed in 1912 and still stands today, was inadequate to channel water to the growing population.

Lau Pa Sat

Historic building located within the Downtown Core in the Central Area of Singapore.

Lau Pa Sat from above
The old Telok Ayer Market at the seaside as designed by George Drumgoole Coleman at Telok Ayer Bay. Details of an 1847 painting by John Turnbull Thomson. The fish market extension is visible behind the main market.
The distinctive clock tower of Telok Ayer Market, incorporating the chiming clock installed in 1991
This fountain was originally placed at the center of the Telok Ayer Market. It was later moved to the Orchard Road Market, and is now located in the Raffles Hotel.
The intricate roof and column structures of the Lau Pa Sat are typically Victorian.
Interior view
Re-opening of the food court after renovation
Seatings outside

The fountain was moved again in 1930 to the Grand Hotel in Katong, and later dismantled and forgotten.

Margaret Trudeau

Canadian author, actress, photographer, former television talk show hostess, and social advocate for people with bipolar disorder, with which she is diagnosed.

Trudeau in 2014
Margaret Trudeau (third from left) at the White House in 1977, with (from left) her husband Pierre, Jimmy Carter and Rosalynn Carter
Trudeau speaks at the University of the Fraser Valley in 2017.

Francis James Bernard was the founder of the Singapore Police Force in 1819, The Singapore Chronicle, the first newspaper in Singapore, was established with Bernard as owner, publisher, and editor in 1824 and he opened up Katong, now a densely populated-residential enclave, the first to cultivate a coconut estate there in 1823.

Sook Ching

Mass killing that occurred from 18 February to 4 March 1942 in Singapore after it fell to the Japanese.

Civilian War Memorial, dedicated to the victims of Sook Ching and the wider occupation
Masanobu Tsuji
Nishimura Takuma
Sōsaku Suzuki
The Sook Ching Centre site memorial in 2006 standing in front of the Hong Lim Complex in Chinatown.

In 1992, the various Sook Ching massacre sites around the country such as Changi Beach, Katong, Punggol Point, Tanah Merah and Sentosa were designated with historic plaque markers as heritage sites by the Singaporean government's National Heritage Board, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the occupation.


Planning area and residential town located in the Central Region of Singapore.

Lookout tower at Tanjong Rhu overlooking Kallang Basin and the Downtown Core.
Tanjong Rhu Footbridge crosses over the Geylang River, and connects the gated communities along Tanjong Rhu Road with the Singapore Sports Hub.
The mouths of the Kallang River and Rochor River at Kallang Basin in December 2005, with the old National Stadium in the background and the Kallang Riverside Park in the foreground.
Benjamin Sheares Bridge at night with the Central Area in the distance.
The open field along Geylang Road that the Gay World Amusement Park once stood. The new National Stadium is seen in the background.
Aerial photograph of the Kallang Airport and Kallang Basin, taken in 1945 shortly after the Japanese surrender. The Kallang Basin of this era covered a much larger area.
The preview show of the 2003 National Day Parade held at the old National Stadium.
Kallang Field hosted the archery games during the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics.
The Central Sikh Temple at the junction of Serangoon Road and Towner Road.
Merdeka Bridge carries Nicoll Highway across the Kallang Basin. The old National Stadium and Singapore Indoor Stadium are visible in the distance, while developments in Geylang and Marine Parade are seen in the background.
Gate of the former New World Amusement Park, now standing in front of City Square Mall.
The former National Stadium in 2009. Leisure Park Kallang is seen on the right, the residential precinct at Kampong Kayu Road is seen in the distance, and the Singapore Straits is seen in the background.
The commercial strip along Beach Road, clearly showing The Concourse and the developments in the nearby Central Area.
The campus of Dunman High School at Tanjong Rhu Road during sunset.
KK Women's and Children's Hospital is located within Kampong Java subzone.
The Kallang Riverside Park on both sides of the Kallang River, looking towards the Central Area.
The Kallang River and Kallang Basin are favourite locations for water sports. The subzones of Lavender and Crawford are seen in the distance.
Condominiums along Tanjong Rhu Road at dusk, with Tanjong Rhu Footbridge across the Geylang River in the foreground.
Evening scene of Jalan Besar at the junction with Allenby Road.
Platform level of Nicoll Highway MRT station on Republic Avenue.
Exit B of Bendemeer MRT station along Kallang Bahru.
The conserved terminal building of the old Kallang Airport, viewed from Nicoll Highway.
The new National Stadium is part of the Singapore Sports Hub. Tanjong Rhu and Kallang Basin are seen in the foreground, with developments in Geylang and Marine Parade seen in the background.
The entrance of the OCBC Arena at the Singapore Sports Hub.
Farrer Park Field was the site of the Serangoon Road Race Course from 1842 to 1933, as well as Singapore's first aircraft landing in 1919.
The Dakota Crescent estate along Old Airport Road is slated for redevelopment. These housing blocks are currently unoccupied.

Dunman Road connects Kallang and Katong;

Telephone numbers in Singapore

Telephone numbers in Singapore, also known as the National Numbering Plan, are regulated by the Info-communications Media Development Authority (IMDA).

Tanjong Katong Telephone Exchange - 11 July 1957