Singaporean Mandarin Database
This database contains a collection of Mandarin terms which have cultural, historical or sentimental value unique to Singapore. These terms may be used by Singaporeans in the past or at present. Some of the terms are read in print while others are used in our everyday conversations.
Chinese Heritage Centre
A centre for the research and display of artefacts and information of the overseas Chinese. It is located in the Nanyang Technological University campus in Singapore.
- Located at the Administration Building of the former Nanyang University, the Chinese Heritage Centre (CHC) was designed by Singaporean architect Ng Keng Siang. The centre was officially opened on 17 May 1995. The CHC’s international Board of Governors comprises of prominent Chinese representatives from the business, academic and public service sectors.
- The CHC was gazetted as a national monument in December 1999. It is also the first university research centre, which focuses on the study of overseas Chinese. Its operation is mainly funded by private donations and government grants.
- As a research centre, the CHC has other facilities, including the Wang Gungwu Library and an overseas Chinese museum.
除了可以在校园内感受校园氛围，入住客人也可参观南大周边景点如“波浪”（The Wave，即体育馆）、“创意之室”（The Hive）、华裔馆和草药园等。（《联合晚报》，7/1/2018）
In addition to enjoying the campus atmosphere, guests can also visit the attractions around Nanyang Technological University (NTU), such as The Wave (sports hall), The Hive, Chinese Heritage Centre and NTU Community Herb Garden. (Lianhe Wanbao, 7/1/2018)