Speak Mandarin Campaign In Singapore

speak mandarin campaign

Speak Mandarin Campaign – Bilingualism Initiative It’s worth noting that, when Singapore became independent in 1965, very few ethnic Chinese spoke Mandarin as their primary home language. During self-rule from Britain in 1959, Singapore chose to become a multilingual nation. English, Mandarin, Malay, and Tamil were chosen as the four official languages. The Speak Mandarin … Read more

Film Maker BN RAO

Sumpah Pontianak II had the chance to see Sumpah Pontianak (Curse of the Vampire), a 1958 Cathay-Keris film, as the last of the Pontianak trilogy featuring Maria Menado at the National Museum of Singapore. The museum has resurrected a collection of classic Malay films, which are being shown at the Cinematheque. I had four motivations … Read more