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MUSEUM CELEBRATES SYONAN, PROUD OF SG FALL IN WWII

They have already indicated that the name given was specifically to remind Singaporeans of the dark period of our history. But the name has already come under fire. The name itself, while a reminder of Singapore under Japanese occupation, brings a negative connotation and painful memories for some, even though it has been so long since the end of the war. So, even if the name was a reminder of the dark period, it seems like the name, being at the forefront of the whole museum itself, suggest a celebration of the time period.

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GLASS DOOR SHATTERS IN NEWLY OPENED NATIONAL GALLERY INJURING ONE VISITOR

A glass door on the fifth level of the National Gallery shattered yesterday afternoon at about 4:50pm. Due to the shatter, one visitor had a minor abrasion on his right hand and received first aid from the staff. Investigations are currently underway, and the area where the glass door shattered has been cordoned off and covered with a white sheet. The public is still able to access the Ng Teng Fong Roof Garden Gallery, Yan and Smoke & Mirrors exhibits through the adjacent glass doors.

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