June 22, 2008
The New York Times said:
The houses are magnets for expatriates but unloved by Singaporeans, for whom they have sinister associations. “Some of the more senior taxi drivers don’t like to come here at night,” Mrs. Pickering said. “These houses were taken over by the high command of the Japanese military during the Second World War, and some Singaporeans believe they’re haunted.”
Recommended by Anonymous Coward: "The median employed Singaporean can scarcely afford to live in such a swanky house, let alone aspire to own one. I say the writer should've taken the time to actually speak to a real Singaporean before writing this."