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Mon 09 Apr 2007

Kekek Quarry, Pulau Ubin: may be reopened for quarrying

Category : parliament

Minister of State for National Development Grace Fu announced earlier today in Parliament that 'HDB will look into re-opening one of its quarries on Pulau Ubin.' Channel News Asia has the report about the announcement in Parliament.

Some of you may remember Kekek Quarry as Tianci Quarry or the HDB quarry. If you are wondering about its location, it is next to Wat Suwankiyiwanaram, which most simply call the Thai-Buddhist Temple, at the end of Jalan Wat Siam.

Click this Google Maps link to see the image below and navigate out and around Ubin. Compare your bearings with the familiar NParks map.

Posted at 11:19AM UTC by N. Sivasothi | permalink | email | Raffles Museum news