Statues of Sikh guards at Bukit Brown, one of Singapore’s oldest cemeteries. Photo: AFP

Singapore digs up graves to build new motorways, including Bukit Brown cemetery where early Chinese immigrants rest

  • Much of Singapore is built on old graveyards, including Orchard Road, the city’s main shopping belt
  • In China, authorities said in 2014 they were targeting a cremation rate of close to 100 per cent by the end of 2020
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Statues of Sikh guards at Bukit Brown, one of Singapore’s oldest cemeteries. Photo: AFP
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