Reaching for the sky

Housing Board flats being built in Sengkang in September 2009. What used to be a fishing village in the early days is today home to about 213,200 residents. Many young couples have made their homes in Sengkang and Punggol.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 16, 2020, with the headline 'Reaching for the sky'. Print Edition | Subscribe