The development of Singapore's Chinese characters can be divided into three periods:
The 1969 Table of Simplified Characters was also known as the "502 Table of Simplified Characters" or simply "502". This table listed a total of 502 commonly used Simplified Characters. It contains 11 characters unique to Singapore, 38 characters simplified in different ways compared to that of mainland China, and 29 characters whose left or right radical were not simplified.
Simplification examples are as follows:
Different ways of simplification as compared to those of Mainland China
Radicals which are not simplified: