FROM KAMPUNGS TO HIGH-RISE LIVING: The first HDB blocks in Singapore, along Stirling Road in Queenstown. Dr Liu said that as the resettlement of squatter residents progressed, the tone of the letters to newspaper editors on the subject went from "Why must you resettle me?" to "Why haven't you?"
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HOW much participation and say should local communities have in their cities' master plans?
Asked this question, urban planning specialists say, surprisingly: "Not much."
Still, Liu Thai-Ker, former chief at the Housing & Development Board and the Urban...