Client: Mediacorp Channel 5
Season 1, Episode 4
Syed Omar Aljunied arrived from Yemen at the personal invitation of Sir Stamford Raffles to develop Singapore’s trade. His family name soon became one of the most recognisable in the country, an indication of the Aljunieds’ status as important landowners. Discover what happened to the family as they stayed on in the country and began to create their own sense of belonging. As the family’s wealth evolved over time, their enterprising legacy remains.