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PM weighs in on trade-offs between welfare, prosperity

PM weighs in on trade-offs between welfare, prosperity | Building Singapore | Scoop.it
A COMMENTARY warning of the dangers of "please-all economics" in Singapore has sparked discussion about the growing demands on the government purse, with even Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong weighing in on the trade-offs between welfare and...
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22 stations for Thomson MRT Line - YouTube

The alignment for the Thomson MRT line was announced today by Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew. The project is expected to cost $18 billion dollars and be ful...
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The Minister says that this will benefit 400,000 commuters in the initial years. When fully operational, 160,000 household will be within a 10 minute walk from a Thomson Line MRT station.

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LTA unveils sites for Thomson Line terminal station

Land Transport Authority (LTA) will build a station there that will integrate the upcoming Thomson Line (TSL) with the proposed Rapid Transit System (RTS) li...
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With the construction of the Thomson Line, though most people will benefit in the long term, certain individuals will be affected such as this business owner.

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Pearls Centre tenants surprised by acquisition for new Thomson Line

News of the Government's impending acquisition of Pearls Centre on Thursday took tenants and residents by surprise.
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From the construction of the Thomson line, inevitably, there will be individuals who have to bear the burden of losing their homes/livelihoods in order to allow this line to be built so that the wider society can benefit. How would you feel if you were the one affected by this?

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Thomson Line 19.20.21 - YouTube

Thomson Line -- the latest addition to the MRT network, coming your way in 2019, 2020 & 2021! *Note: Working names for Thomson Line stations are used in this...
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S$749m contract awarded for 91 trains on Thomson, Eastern Region line - TODAYonline

AsiaOne S$749m contract awarded for 91 trains on Thomson, Eastern Region line TODAYonline SINGAPORE — The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has awarded a contract worth about S$749 million for the purchase of 91 new four-car trains for the Thomson and...
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The Thomson Line will be Singapore's latest MRT project that will connect people living in the North of Singapore to the new Central Business District

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