After the surrender of the Japanese in Malaya in September 1945, the accolades for Lim Bo Seng, a former student of Raffles Institution and Hong Kong University, began to flow in. Lim Bo Seng's widow, Madam Choo Neo, was only informed of his death after the Japanese surrendered. The Nationalist Government in China accorded to him a posthumous rank of Major-General and a grand funeral procession was held on 13 January 1946 on the steps of Municipal Building (today's City Hall). His coffin was taken to a hill in MacRitchie Reservoir for burial.




Clarke Quay, which is zoned as a commercial development within a conservation area, is an integrated food and beverage, entertainment and lifestyle riverfront destination. It is located along the Singapore River and at the fringe of the Central Business District. The Title for Clarke Quay is leasehold tenure of 99 years with effect from 13 January 1990.



"The Concourse" 41 storeys, along Beach Road, designed by architect Paul Rudolph, officially opened on 13 January 1994. The Concourse, arguably Singapore's most unique building, had its architectural building model on an "architecture exhibition tour" around the world, as an example of its pleasant, outstanding and unconventional building design.



On the 13 January 2002, Singapore and Japan sign the Japan-Singapore Economic Agreement.