12 Aug '11, 9pm

Area around Lim Bo Seng's tomb to be refurbished - TODAYonline

SINGAPORE - In a nod to longstanding calls from members of the public, the tomb of wartime hero Lim Bo Seng at MacRitchie Reservoir will be refurbished, with informative panels erected near it to educate future generations about his contributions to the country's history. In response to a letter from Today reader Chin Kee Thou, who suggested that the authorities erect "a plaque inscribed with a synopsis of the historical deeds" of Major-General Lim, PUB director (catchment and waterways department) Tan Nguan Sen revealed that similar plans were already under way. Mr Tan said: "The area around MG Lim's tomb will be spruced up and the panels featuring his story will be placed nearby by the third quarter (of this year)." According to Mr Tan, the refurbishment work is part of the PUB's Active, Beautiful, Clean (ABC) Waters project at MacRitchie Reservoir, which includes the on...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/Singapore/EDC110813-0000226/Ar...

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