Live Notes

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Chapter 1
Introduction

Chapter 2
Defence and Internal Security

Chapter 3
Linking Bridges and Strengthening Ties

Chapter 4
Building on the Economic Miracle

Chapter 5
A Healthy Nation, a Thriving Land

Chapter 6
Housing a Nation: Changing Times, Changing Needs

Chapter 7
Sports and Culture: the Finer Things in Life

Chapter 8
Education for All… on Different Paths

Chapter 9
The Next Decade…

 

 
 

Chapter 6: Housing a Nation: Changing Times, Changing Needs

  • CHANGING TIMES, CHANGING NEEDS:

    Page 220, quote: Extract of PM Lee’s National Day Rally speech, August 1976.
  • BETTER HOMES AND BETTER ENVIRONMENT FOR THE PEOPLE :

    Page 222, para 1, line 1-4: Tai, C.L. Housing Policy and High-Rise Living: A Study of Singapore's Public Housing, Singapore, Chopmen, 1988, pp. 76 & 77.

    Page 222, para 1, line 6-9: HDB Annual Report ‘79/’80, p. 28.

    Page 222, para 1, line 9-13: HDB Annual Report ‘79/’80, p. 28.

    Page 222, para 2, line 13-15: Towards a barrier-free environment in public housing, available online.

    Page 222, caption: Singapore 1978, p. 26.

    Page 225, caption: HDB Annual Report ‘81/’82, pp. 6, 22, 26-28 & 37.

  • SMALL AND COSY: IT BEGINS WITH A PRECINCT:

    Page 230, para 1: HDB Annual Report ‘78/’79, p. 8.

    Page 231, caption: Designed for Living, Housing and Development Board, Singapore, 1985, p. 143.

  • THE HDB WAY OF LIFE: BUILDING COMMUNITY SPIRIT:

    Page 232, quote: Extract from Chief Executive Officer, Housing and Development Board, Liu Thai Ker’s Foreword to Designed for Living, Housing and Development Board, Singapore, 1985.

    Page 232, caption: Designed for Living, Housing and Development Board, Singapore, 1985, p.22; and “HDB 'courtyards in the sky' taking form”, The Straits Times, 29 November 1986, p. 14.

    Page 235, quote: Extract from Minister for Communications and Ag. Minister for Culture, Ong Teng Cheong’s speech at the Crime Prevention Seminar, 20 April 1980. Available online.

    Page 235, caption: Speech by Mr. Fong Sip Chee, Minister of State (Culture) at the launch of Chai Chee's” Good Neighbour Day” campaign and the commissioning of the neighbourhood “Watch Mobile Display Buss, on Monday, 7 June 1982. Available online.

    Page 236, para 1, line 1-3:  “Consultative Committees (CCCs)” in People’s Association Official Website. Available online.

    Page 236, para 1, line 3-4:  “Community Club Management Committees” in People’s Association Official Website. Available online.

    Page 236, para 1, line 4-8: “Residents’ Committees” in People’s Association Official Website. Available online.

    Page 236, para 2, line 1-4: Parliamentary Debates, Republic of Singapore, Vol. 41, Part III, dated 14 Aug 1981, col. 179.

    Page 236, para 2, line 4-9: Our Home, HDB, Singapore, August 1984, col. 20 & 23; Parliamentary Debates, Republic of Singapore, Vol. 43, dated 14 Aug 1984, col. 1012-1019.

    Page 238, caption: Our Home, HDB, December 1983, pp. 14 & 15.

    Page 238, para 1, line 1-4: “Vasoo makes an impact at rally Ang Mo Kio Ave 4”, The Straits Times, 14 December 1984, p. 14.

    Page 238, para 1, line 4-12: “Town Councils a ‘major contribution to democracy’”, The Straits Times, 29 June 1988, p. 1.

    Page 238, para 1, line 12-14: Singapore 1988, p. 154.

  • FACE-LIFT FOR OLDER ESTATES:

    Page 239, para 1: Parliamentary Debates, Republic of Singapore, Vol. 35, 18 March 1976, col. 533 & 534; Addenda to Presidential Address, Parliamentary Debates, Republic of Singapore, Vol. 38, Part I, 26 December 1978, col. 50; Debate on President’s Address, Parliamentary Debates, Republic of Singapore, Vol. 38, Part I, 10 January 1979, col. 103; Parliamentary Debates, Republic of Singapore, Vol. 38, Part I, 21 March 1979, col. 1023 & 1024.

    Page 240, top caption: HDB Annual Report ‘79/’80, p. 32.

  • RELOCATION OF FARMING COMMUNITIES:

    Page 241, para 1: Republic of Singapore Revised Master Plan Report of Survey 1980, Planning Department, Ministry of National Development, Singapore, October 1980, p. 5.

    Page 241, para 2: HDB Annual Report ‘76/’77, p. 58.

    Page 241, para 3, line 1-3: Parliamentary debates, Republic of Singapore, Vol. 34, 11 November 1975, col. 1268 & 1269.

    Page 241, para 3, line 4-6: “Better living conditions now in rural areas”, The Straits Times, 14 March 1977, p. 7.

    Page 242, caption: HDB Annual Report ‘76/’77, p. 58.

  • UNDER ONE ROOF:

    Page 246, para 1, line 1-4: Prime Minister Lee’s Chinese New Year Message 1982. Available online.

    Page 246, para 1, line 4-10: Singapore 1984, p. 169.

    Page 246, para 1, line 10-12: HDB Annual Report ‘82/’83, Singapore, p. 9.

    Page 246, left caption, line 1-2: Singapore 1984, p. 169.

    Page 246, left caption, line 2-5: Prime Minister Lee’s Chinese New Year Message 1982. Available online.

    Page 248, quote: Extract from First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defence, Goh Chok Tong’s speech, at a meeting with community leaders at the Singapore Conference Hall on 8 Feb 1985. Available online.


  • DO YOU KNOW?
    4D FOR EVERYONE

    Page 250, para 1, line 1-3: “New Postal Code System from July 1”, The Straits Times, 3 May 1979, p. 9.

    Page 250, para 1, line 3-4: Urban Redevelopment Authority Official Website. Available online.

    Page 250, para 2, line 1-6: Chia, J.Y.J.Singapore's six-digit postal code system” in Infopedia. Available online.

    Page 250, para 2, line 6-8: Postal Services Department Singapore Annual Report 1979, p. 1.

    Page 250, para 2, line 8-13: “Almost all told about new postal codes”, The Straits Times, 1 June 1979, p. 9.


  • DO YOU KNOW?
    CASH FOR CROPS!

    Page 252, para 1: HDB Annual Report ‘79/’80, p.46; and The Revised Resettlement Policy 1979, Press Release issued by the Ministry of National Development on 15 August 1979. Available online.

    Page 252, para 2: Oral history interview with Dr Ngiam Tong Tau, Accession Number 003117, reel 3; and Parliamentary Debates, Republic of Singapore, Vol. 38, Part I, 22 March 1979, col. 1088.

 

 

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