17 Jun '11, 6am

SINGAPORE-JB LINK TO BE INTEGRATED WITH NEW LINE - Yahoo! News via @yahoosg

I'm wandering why nobody look beyond this?: (1) there will be MRTs going into JB and other forms of public transport (2) Medi-save has been approved for used in some JB Medical Institutions (3) very soon, Custom/Immigration clearance will be only back-to-back single point instead of 2 now. All these measures are put in place to (i) promote Iskandar region (ii) to "move" 86% of HDB dwellers to buy and stay in cheaper landed properties in JB, especially Iskandar region (iii) HDB prices WILL continue to escalate and be purchased by FTs who will become either PRs or citizens. The cycle of political-economy thus begins ie Singaporeans sells their HDBs to FTs, cashes out and moves to JB, HDB prices keeps going up and be purchased by cash rich FTs, more monies goes into Government's coffers, specially arrangements with Malaysian Government for use of JB (just like what we did to ...

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