Straits Times: Sun, Sep 02
Kampung Lorong Buangkok is regarded as Singapore's last surviving kampung or village.
It comprises 27 mostly-single-storey, wooden houses along unpaved lanes.
In 1956, Mr Sng Teow Koon bought the land on which it sits on a 999-year lease.
After his death, his daughter Sng Mui Hong, 59, took over as landlady. She charges kampung residents a monthly rental of between $6.50 and $30.
Under the Urban Redevelopment Authority's 2008 Master Plan, the land the kampung sits on is earmarked for future residential, school and community developments, as well as a major road linking Yio Chu Kang Road and Buangkok Drive.
Further details have yet to be announced.
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