In case you haven’t been tipped off by all the burning of incense paper and joss sticks, the Hungry Ghost Festival is in full swing. It is believed that during this month, the gates of Hell open and its residents (aka the hungry ghosts) roam amongst us in search of food. Or victims. Or both.
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Anyway, Singapore is a multi-cultural city, which is also reflected in our folklore and, uh, the types of ghosts we have here. Jialat. Scroll through the gallery below for some examples of ghosts that you might bump into here.