21 May '11, 6am

Saving the KTM Railway Green Corridor:

After years of lengthy and often heated negotiations, Malaysia has finally returned the Tanjong Pagar KTM station and the surrounding land back to Singapore. It didn’t take long after the return of the land for the Singapore government to start making plans for its redevelopment. In fact, preliminary work on clearing a portion of the land dubbed the Green Corridor by local nature lovers for a new road has already begun. Other plans include the usual condominiums and shopping malls. What none of the redevelopment plans have taken into account was the historical and ecological significance of the land. Understandably the locals who know of the Green Corridor are upset about these plans. Unfortunately for them though, most Singaporeans remain unaware of it or its true value and significance. If anything, quite a number of people who do know of it are actually in favor of thes...

Full article: http://www.temasekreview.com/2011/05/21/saving-the-ktm-ra...

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