A row of four traditional Singapore Peranakan shop houses in the historic Joo Chiat area. Photo: Alamy

Why Singapore’s insistence on culturally sensitive gentrification is a model for Hong Kong

The Lion City has managed to modernise its old neighbourhoods, while still retaining their traditional charm and character. We look at seven areas that have undergone development without losing their identity

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A row of four traditional Singapore Peranakan shop houses in the historic Joo Chiat area. Photo: Alamy
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