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Old 12-01-2018, 06:52 AM   #1
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Singapore cannot stop growing because of train breakdowns, says former chief planner Read more at ht

" SINGAPORE: Singapore’s former housing and urban planning chief Dr Liu Thai Ker said that the recent spate of train breakdowns should not mean that Singapore’s population will have to stop growing.
In an interview with Conversation With, which was telecast Thursday night, Dr Liu - who was chief executive officer of the Urban Redevelopment Authority from 1989 to 1992 - said: “MRT breakdown has totally nothing to do with planning. It has everything to do with administration (and) management.”
“You cannot say because the MRT breaks down, so we should not let the city grow. They are two unrelated issues,” he added.

Read more at https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news...ai-ker-9853876 "


" S$1-MILLION HDB FLATS AND AFFORDABLE HOUSING
As the prices of HDB resale flats continue to soar – with at least three units moving past the s$1 million mark in 2016 – concerns have arisen that public housing flats might become too expensive for the average Singaporean. Eighty per cent live in public housing built by the HDB.

Read more at https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news...ai-ker-9853876 "




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Should tell all these cheesepie don't know from where the planners that they and their family should stop driving cars and take public transports like the rest of us peasant kia.
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Old 12-01-2018, 06:56 AM   #3
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Should tell all these cheesepie don't know from where the planners that they and their family should stop driving cars and take public transports like the rest of us peasant kia.
this is why I tell people go JC

don't complain as now.

lol these people are formerly JC grad

yet They like to tell people go poly

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Old 12-01-2018, 07:03 AM   #4
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this is why I tell people go JC

don't complain as now.

lol these people are formerly JC grad

yet They like to tell people go poly

Go JC can plan 100 years into the future. Thats why pap so smart bring in fts first because they know 50 years down the road sinkies might not exist?

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Old 12-01-2018, 07:07 AM   #5
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Can grow Singapore but not in population from foreigners or fake ones lah
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Old 12-01-2018, 07:09 AM   #6
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Yes. Ppl can walk from jurong to changi instead of taking trains

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Old 12-01-2018, 07:10 AM   #7
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Go JC can plan 100 years into the future. Thats why pap so smart bring in fts first because they know 50 years down the road sinkies might not exist?

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This guy formerly from HDB planner.

Anyway he can talk anything he like " just like coffee shop talk lol as he happy enjoy life ....money also earn enough liao "

this is how life is....

if u are in his shoe , I also once a while Talk cock , around interview here and there pass time lol as already earn a lot over the years from my working life holding high position inside HDB.

Anyway , he also don't give a Fark .....he know himself he will not see how SG will be like in next 50 years or even 30 years....we will RIP on day ....now a days I see elties just snatch , grab as much as possible NOW who care the future.
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Old 12-01-2018, 07:13 AM   #8
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talk kok go kopi shop lar. knn

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" SINGAPORE: Singapore’s former housing and urban planning chief Dr Liu Thai Ker said that the recent spate of train breakdowns should not mean that Singapore’s population will have to stop growing.
In an interview with Conversation With, which was telecast Thursday night, Dr Liu - who was chief executive officer of the Urban Redevelopment Authority from 1989 to 1992 - said: “MRT breakdown has totally nothing to do with planning. It has everything to do with administration (and) management.”
“You cannot say because the MRT breaks down, so we should not let the city grow. They are two unrelated issues,” he added.

Read more at https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news...ai-ker-9853876 "



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Translation: NOT MY FAULT!!! DON'T BLAME ME for not planning!!! BLAME THE ADMIN!!!
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Translation: NOT MY FAULT!!! DON'T BLAME ME for not planning!!! BLAME THE ADMIN!!!


even out of HDB , still got tai chi skills
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He dont feel the country is crowded ?
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Old 12-01-2018, 07:28 AM   #13
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This pucker who claimed Sg should planned for 10 million population.

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10 million is too little. Should go 20 million.
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Old 12-01-2018, 07:34 AM   #15
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That's like saying your hand has fractured but you still must continue to walk. Not a good metaphor since MRT is even more related to population
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