UNDERSTANDING SINGAPOREANS: WHY DO CHINESE SHOUT YAM SENG?


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UNDERSTANDING SINGAPOREANS: WHY DO CHINESE SHOUT YAM SENG?
UNDERSTANDING SINGAPOREANS: WHY DO CHINESE SHOUT YAM SENG?
UNDERSTANDING SINGAPOREANS: WHY DO CHINESE SHOUT YAM SENG?
UNDERSTANDING SINGAPOREANS: WHY DO CHINESE SHOUT YAM SENG?

Why do the Chinese eat noodles at wedding dinners? Why do they hang blankets around HDB void decks after a funeral? Why is Chinatown called “cow car water”? We provide the answers— and useful tips as wellto some of the most-asked questions young Singaporeans have about the Chinese, including what a “red tortoise cake” is.

Why Do the Chinese Shout “Yam Seng”? is part of a series of four illustrated handbooks, each with 20 questions and answers to promote understanding of the different races and cultures in Singapore.

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ISBN: 9789814655682
Format: Paperback
Size: 229mm x 152mm
Pages: 44pp
Published: March 2017

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