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... The name Amoy is an English transliteration of the Zhangzhou pronunciation of the words 厦门 (pronounced Xiamen in Standard Mandarin and E-mng in Standard Hokkien.) The Zhangzhou Hokkien pronunciation was used ... Amoy Street is one of the old streets developed during the 1830s defining Chinatown under Stamford Raffles' 1822 Plan ... listed in George Drumgoole Coleman's 1836 Map of Singapore as "Amoi Street", and was probably a reference to the many migrants who came from Amoy in China ...
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“Women are the people who are going to relieve us from all this oppression and depression. The rent boycott that is happening in Soweto now is alive because of the women. It is the women who are on the street committees educating the people to stand up and protect each other.”
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