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  • Shaping the future of Singapore’s heartlands

    By: admintest admintest | Apr 26, 2018 | Hits: 2030

    Someone once told me that in Singapore, HDB flats are ‘like the air we breathe’. They are so much a part of our life because more than 80 per cent of our residential population live in them. Even if you do not live in an HDB flat, you would have used some of the amenities…..

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  • How we can better chart Singapore’s urban future

    By: admintest admintest | Apr 12, 2018 | Hits: 3349

    The city state of Singapore, at just 720 square kilometres, is about half the size of metropolitan London. Yet it has to house many facilities to support its economic and social growth, including major uses such as airports and ports, energy, waste and water management and military infrastructure, all of which are needed to support…..

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  • Hydrogen a more sustainable bet for S’pore’s energy future

    By: admintest admintest | Oct 02, 2017 | Hits: 1720

    The Government recently announced big steps forward in Singapore’s renewable energy future — it intends to install solar panels across all new Housing Development Board blocks, with costs of installation about 40 per cent less than before. That is not surprising for a small, low-lying, island city-state that is extremely vulnerable to climate change. Last…..

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  • Thinking Differently about Water Policy: The Role of Social and Cultural Dynamics

    By: admintest admintest | Jun 22, 2016 | Hits: 2161

    Water security is Singapore’s Achilles’ heel, and this vulnerability is deeply engrained in our national consciousness. Singapore fell to the Japanese in February 1942 after they captured our reservoirs. Water supply was for many years a source of bilateral tensions with Malaysia, which used to provide up to two-thirds of our water supply. So crucial…..

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