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National Day Rally 2015: Singapore's next 50 years
On Sunday, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's National Day Rally 2015 covered issues that are important to Singaporeans, such as population, education, family and housing. While he reflected on the 50 years that have led up to today's Singapore, PM Lee also outlined what will be needed for survival in the years ahead. Catch up on the highlights here.
The government will do more to help Singapore's families and their babies, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Sunday in his National Day Rally speech.
The income ceiling for HDB flats will be raised from S$10,000 to S$12,000, while that for executive condominiums will be raised from S$12,000 to S$14,000.
By 2017, Singapore's re-employment age will be raised from 65 to 67 by law.
Whichever option Singapore chooses in tackling the issue of foreign inflows will involve some pain.
The Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT), which now operates from an interim campus at Dover with satellite branches in each of the five polytechnics, will move to a new home in Punggol.
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will call for a general election (GE) "soon" to ask for a new mandate to take Singapore into its next phase.