Bedah Bte Din, 76, swims off St John’s Island, Singapore. More than 70 former residents of St John’s and Lazarus islands recently returned for a day trip. Photos: Edwin Koo/Captured; Teo Yen Teck; Dr Ivan Polunin
Forgotten Singapore: evicted islanders grieve for lost 'paradise'
From the 1960s on, residents of Singapore's idyllic southern islands were forced out of fishing villages and into high rises. A documentary finds many still grieving for their old way of life, writes Jenni Marsh.
Topic | LIFE