This audio programme on ‘Singapore as a Centre of Communications’ is the fifth in the series. It focuses on the need to further develop telecommunications, airport and harbour facilities to meet the demands of Singapore’s expanding economy.
An interview with Mr. J.G. Thomson, Director of Telecommunications in Singapore on international telecommunications via satellite, submarine cables and shortwave radio.
This is a recording of a feature documentaries “Spotlight On Communications” for broadcast over Radio Channel 1 (English). This recording discusses the progress and achievements in some of the transport and communications projects made under Singapore 1st Development plan.
The Minister for Communications, Yong Nyuk Lin, describes how the Telecoms Department will be converted into a statutory organization in order to be more flexible and responsive to changes.