09 Feb '13, 12am

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Singapore, which is boosting infrastructure to accommodate a population of 6.9 million by 2030, said the number of people in the city state will be “significantly” lower than what it is planning for. The government won’t decide on a population trajectory beyond 2020, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said in Parliament yesterday as lawmakers from his ruling party endorsed a white paper that outlined proposals including allowing more foreigners into the country to boost the workforce. Opposition members rejected the motion, saying immigration as a policy to spur economic growth is not sustainable. Record-high housing and transport costs, public discontent over an influx of foreigners and infrastructure strains in the country of 5.3 million people are weakening approval for Lee ’s party. Singaporeans are planning a protest next week against the government’s population projectio...

Full article: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-02-08/singapore-popula...

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PM Lee:

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6.9m Population by 2030 - Good or Bad for Prope...

propertyguru.com.sg 04 Feb '13, 9am

Singapore had 3.29 million citizens and 0.53 million Permanent Residents (PRs) as at June 2012, which together make up the...

6.9 million population is a projection: S Iswaran

channelnewsasia.com 03 Feb '13, 8am

SINGAPORE: Minister in the Prime Minister's Office S Iswaran assures Singaporeans that the 6.9 million population figure i...

Singapore plans rare protest as population debate rages

Singapore plans rare protest as population deba...

reuters.com 06 Feb '13, 12pm

SINGAPORE | Wed Feb 6, 2013 7:28am EST SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore is to hold a rare anti-government demonstration aga...

Singapore 2030 - 6.9 million population spoofs

Singapore 2030 - 6.9 million population spoofs

alvinology.com 02 Feb '13, 9am

The National Population and Talent Division (NPTD) has outlined the roadmap for Singapore’s population policies in its Pop...

Singapore plans rare protest as population deba...

sg.news.yahoo.com 06 Feb '13, 2pm

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore is to hold a rare anti-government demonstration against plans for a dramatic increase in i...

Singapore plans rare protest as population deba...

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore is to hold a rare anti-government demonstration against plans for a dramatic increase in i...

Singapore's population could hit 6.9 million by...

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, released on Tuesday, is the first comprehensive report to outline the country's strategy to ensure a sustainable populat...

#Whitepaper: Singapore's population projected to hit 6.9m by 2030, with a Singaporean core

#Whitepaper: Singapore's population projected t...

straitstimes.com 29 Jan '13, 4am

By 2030, Singapore's population is projected to reach 6.5 to 6.9 million based on a government White Paper released on Tue...

Just doing what we do in Singapore!

Just doing what we do in Singapore!

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6.9 million by 2030?

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Tearing through the night streets of Hong Kong in a Public Light Bus Seven Million in Singapore the mrbrown show: the cour...

Singapore.

Singapore.

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