FAQ: How Do You Pronounce Whampoa” In Singapore?

What is the meaning of Whampoa?

The area was named after Hoo Ah Kay, who was better known as “Whampoa” ( his place of birth; Chinese: 黃埔; pinyin: Huángpǔ) during the early years of Singapore as a British settlement. He made many contributions to the Straits Settlements.

Which district is Whampoa?

The district includes many notable areas of Kowloon, such as Ho Man Tin, Hung Hom, Kai Tak Airport, Kowloon Tong, Ma Tau Wai, To Kwa Wan, and Whampoa Garden, and the proper Kowloon City, from where it derives its namesake.

Which part of Singapore is Balestier?

Balestier (Chinese: 马里士他) is a sub zone located in the planning area of Novena in the Central Region of Singapore.

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