Limits to growth in Singapore?

By Ooi Pei Qi

July 2013 FEATURE
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Singapore functions very much in the global economy. This means that it is sensitive to the ups and downs affecting the rest of the world. However, the island republic’s phenomenal success has also led to mounting pressure from within. It lacks land, and in the eyes of its planners, continued growth requires an ever increasing population, a view that its people are not comfortable with.Public transportation in Singapore.Whenever Singapore is mentioned, certain characteristics may surface in minds of many Malaysians....

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Ooi Pei Qi

is a research analyst at Penang Institute. She is interested in global trends that affect Penang.