If you were to ask any local to name the most notorious part of Singapore, there’s a pretty decent chance Yishun would be mentioned more than once. This comes as no surprise, considering the dozens of bizarre events that keep occurring in the neighbourhood. On the opposite end of the spectrum, we have a place not many Singaporeans have heard of, much less visited. Let us introduce Yew Tee, Yishun’s wallflower cousin who is situated all the way at the north-western part of the country. The only time anyone ever talks about Yew Tee is to lament how boring it is, with a common consensus that the area is nothing more than a long-forgotten ghost town tucked away deep in some far, isolated corner of Singapore. Here’s a fun fact: The name Yew Tee in itself translates to oil pond in Teochew dialect. During the Japanese Occupation, the Japanese used the village in Yew Tee as an oil storage facility. Even though this isolated neighbourhood may not be quite at the level of its infamous ... » Learn More about Is Yew Tee the new Yishun?