21 Nov '11, 11am

Bukit Brown and Rochor: Development for Who? #singapore

Bukit Brown and Rochor: Development for Who? #singapore

Debate concerning the clearance of Bukit Brown Cemetery to make way for a new four-lane dual carriageway and new housing developments will likely be revived with the recently announced plans to evict and relocate residents of Rochor Centre to make way for the North-South Expressway. The central argument made by the authorities is that such changes are necessary for Singapore’s development. Change is inevitable – that has formed the core of Singapore’s development ethos for much of our history as an independent nation. But it is worth considering for a moment what exactly development stands for. Development is almost always assumed to be positive and progressive. I will question that assumption further into this note, but will grant for now that development does indeed involve beneficial change. But it is important to also understand who benefits from development. In the ca...

Full article: http://theonlinecitizen.com/2011/11/44459/

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