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SINGAPORE    High & Low Tides

 

    Books - Singapore Short Stories

    Short Stories by Raymond Han, a local writer

 

The Latchkey Kid is a story set in the mid-80s about Yisheng, a teenage schoolboy.

About the Author

Raymond Han has taught English Language to upper and lower secondary students in Victoria School, Montfort Secondary School, Greendale Secondary School and Hougang Secondary School.

He has also written several short stories, two of which appear in Life Accents, an English Language textbook for upper secondary, in Singapore.

Visit the author's Webpage here!

     Reflections  - A look into Singapore in the late 60s through the author's eyes

     Primary Blues  - A continuation of the experiences of the young boy in Reflections

     His Father's Son  - A son's thirst for revenge reaches an unexpected outcome

     San Yun  - A young boy's experiences in an HDB flat in Hougang in the 90's

     The Latchkey Kid  - A story set in the mid-80s about Yisheng, a teenage boy

 

     NEWS SNIPPETS

     2009

 

Mystery of the Battle Box

Jing Yang, his classmate Angelina and his cousin Tim team up to solve a mystery about hidden treasure in an underground bunker which was built during World War Two.

A history dropout from a local university has been searching for the treasure for many years. The teenagers must find the treasure first before he does. They stumble into a secret tunnel beneath the bunker with help from two spirits haunting the bunker since World War Two.

Just when they lay eyes on the gold bars hidden in the secret tunnel, who else but the history dropout should turn up behind them, startling them...

Now on Sale

 

     2004

Copyright (Amendment) Bill

Changes At A Glance

New Right of Communication for works

New Rights for Producers of Sound Recordings

New Rights for Performers

Removal and alteration of rights management information

Technological Measures protecting Copyrighted Works

Stronger Enforcement Measures

Criminal Liability for wilful infringement of copyright

      - Writer Augustine Goh Sin Tub dies

     - Singapore writing gets S$54,000 funding

     2002

     - Writer Gopal Baratham dies of pneumonia

 

  Prominent neurosurgeon and writer Gopal Baratham died of pneumonia at Mount Elizabeth Hospital yesterday afternoon. Dr Baratham, 66, had been in hospital for about a month for pneumonia and heart problems. He had had open-heart surgery in 1989. He leaves three sons from his previous marriage. A fourth son died more than ten years ago. (Straits Times 24 Apr 2002) (4)