19 Dec '11, 9pm

Create property policies to cater to needs of citizens, PRs, foreigners: Mr Raymond Chua is right, in his letter...

Mr Raymond Chua is right, in his letter "What benefit from property investment?" (Dec 13), that Singapore needs to think clearly on why we want foreigners to invest in our housing. It is not easy, as those with a vested interest in high property prices would have us believe that our future would be jeopardised if we take measures to restrain foreign ownership. Given our limited land supply, we need policies that cater to the objectives and affordability for buyers in the three categories: Citizens, permanent residents and foreigners. For citizens, it is housing; for PRs, a desirable alternative to renting; and for foreigners, investment. For investment purposes, Singapore should be astute enough to designate a few high-end locations such as Sentosa and Orchard Road that are open to all, including foreigners. Developments in these locations should have minimum restrictions ...

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