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The Malay word bedoh refers to a very large drum, used for calling people to a mosque for prayers or to sound the alarm in the days before loudspeakers.
There was a prominent mosque in the 1950s at Jalan Bilal that still used the drum about five times a day.
Before the 1960s, Bedok's primary source of income was coconut, which was harvested from the plantations that were found in Siglap subzone.
The complex will be located in Bedok town centre and will be ready in 2017.
There are some 58,000 units of flats built by the HDB in Bedok New Town.
In the first comprehensive map of Singapore Island completed by Frankin and Jackson and reproduced in John Crawfurd's 1828 book, the place name appears on the south east coast of the island as a river, Badok S.
(Sungei Bedok), around the "small red cliff", a part of present Tanah Merah.