Rethinking HDB: Putting all our retirement eggs in one basket

Asset values may plateau, and we have to begin rethinking the investment value of HDB flats. BY MUI PONG GOH 80% of Singaporeans live in the HDB they own, so it’s unsurprising that there was public uncertainty when the Minister for National Development Lawrence Wong warned that HDB flats were technically worthless at the end of their leasehold. …

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From Geographic Weakness to Technical Strength: Singapore’s Water Policy

Every day across the world, we waste, pollute, and mismanage freshwater resources. With the global population growing – mostly in urban areas without consistent access to water – potable water scarcity is an issue of growing concern. As a result, governments on all continents are searching for innovative methods to both increase absolute access to water and curb wasteful behaviors. Singapore has received international acclaim, … Continue reading From Geographic Weakness to Technical Strength: Singapore’s Water Policy