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Singapore Parliament

On Monday (Feb 23), Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam delivered Budget 2015 that focuses on building Singapore's future. Questions on the operating costs of public transport operators and public sector projects were also answered in Parliament.

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Govt urged to strengthen infrastructure, build more 3Gen flats & studio apartments

Singapore Parliament

Nee Soon GRC MP Lee Bee Wah urged the govt to further strengthen Singapore's social infrastructure. She said the traffic flow will have to be more efficiently managed, and the size of bus stops and their locations reviewed. The network of main and arterial roads should also be reviewed to ensure an efficient traffic flow. On housing, Dr Lee called on HDB to build more 3Gen flats and studio apartments. She also asked the govt to give more help to those who want to buy a flat, especially first timers, divorcees with children, and senior citizens.  

27 May 2014