26 Feb '12, 11am

Residents of East Coast GRC get opportunity to solve daily living issues

SINGAPORE: Minister of State for National Development and Trade and Industry Lee Yi Shyan is trying his hand at "vertical planting" in his office and is thinking about trying this at home. He is growing Kai Lan, Chinese cabbage and some herbs and he said it has been a good experience and learning process. Mr Lee shared his thoughts on "Growing Vegetables at Home", as part of efforts to get residents to make a difference to the living environment. He joined residents at the inaugural Constituency Competition for Ideas in East Coast GRC - "Cool Ideas for Better HDB Living 2012". Mr Lee said the Housing and Development Board (HDB) is not merely seeking ideas through this framework. "To co-create, the intention really is to work together with residents and explore solutions that would better meet their needs," he said. Mr Lee said the competition for ideas is one way to provid...

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