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Young Singaporeans will want a different city

A new generation will have different ideas from their parents on work, play and life

When I first heard the proposal that Singapore's port should move westwards to Jurong, away from the city centre where it occupied valuable land, I thought how ridiculous it was.

Only a foreigner would dare make such a radical but stupid suggestion.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on September 08, 2019, with the headline 'Young Singaporeans will want a different city'. Print Edition | Subscribe