05 Apr '18, 9am

PM Lee calls for 'reimagining of Singapore'

SINGAPORE - It is time to reimagine and rebuild Singapore, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, calling for the development of a visionary plan that takes the country from SG50 to SG100 and beyond. In a speech to university students and faculty on Thursday (April 5), he acknowledged wryly that they may find the comment odd. "Nearly every inch of our land is developed or planned for, and there does not seem to be any more empty space for development. So how can we reimagine and rebuild further?" "The answer is by freeing up new parcels of land, and enabling already developed parts of Singapore to be redeveloped, to be modernised and improved. With imagination and determination, we can do it," he said. This is being done for instance through the movement of Paya Lebar Airbase to Changi and the movement of ports from Tanjong Pagar and Pasir Panjang to Tuas. In building for th...

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