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.
Communities / Organisations
Foreigners who are granted the rights to live in Singapore permanently and have the freedom to seek their own employment.
永久性居民（Hong Kong）, 永久居留者（Taiwan）
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jiàn guó yí dài
qián bì duì huàn shāng
jiàn wū fā zhǎn jú