Al-Abrar Mosque is located at 192 Telok Ayer Street, in the historic Chinatown area. Established in 1827, it was a mosque for the Chulias, Tamil Muslims from south India, so it was also known as Masjid Chulia or Chulia Mosque. The present building was built between 1850 and 1855. The mosque was declared a national monument on 19 November 1974.

 


 


Fuk Tak Chi Temple is one of the oldest Chinese temples in Singapore. Devoted to the deity Tua Pek Kong, it was built in the 1820s by the Hakka and Cantonese communities. It was converted into a museum on 19 November 1998.

 



Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB) has given radio listeners here many benefits. From crystal-clear sound quality to the ability to retrieve current information – these are some of the features radio listeners have been enjoying. DAB has been identified as a key technology that will propel the Singapore radio industry into the digital age. Singapore has adopted the Eureka-147 Digital Audio Broadcasting System, the standard recommended by International Telecommunication Union for worldwide adoption. Singapore launched the first commercial digital radio service, Digital Radio, on 19 November 1999, making this country the first to provide commercial digital radio services in South East Asia. Currently, Digital Radio is operated by MediaCorp Radio and carries 14 radio stations (six DAB-only stations and eight FM stations on simulcast). Eleven subscription DAB radio stations are provided on Rediffusion. In addition to audio services, MediaCorp Radio is also transmitting lifestyle, traffic and stock market information in textual form. MediaCorp discontinued its DAB service with effect from 1 December 2011.

 


 

On 19 November 2000, surgeons at the National Heart Centre performed Singapore's first lung transplant operation on Thanvanthri N. Veerappan, 54, a shipping consultant. The team of lung transplant surgeons included two directors of Singapore's heart-lung programme, doctors S. Sivathasan and Tong Ming Chuan, and lung expert, T. Agasthian (Dr). In an operation that lasted about nine hours, the team successfully transplanted a pair of healthy lungs from the late Yap Chee Kian, 39, to Thanvanthri.

 


 

Auric Pacific Group Limited (APGL) now holds 57.8% of Food Junction Holdings Limited. Food Junction was listed on the SGX Sesdaq (as it was then known) on 19 November 2001 and upgraded to the SGX Mainboard on 28 October 2008.