Population Debate In Singapore Fueled By Government White Paper

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An exterior view of Housing Development apartment flats at the... News PhotoApartment,Bestof,British Empire,Government,Grounds,Horizontal,Housing Development,Human Interest,People,Politics,Singapore,Topics,TopixPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesSINGAPORE - FEBRUARY 13: An exterior view of Housing Development apartment flats at the Commonwealth estate on February 13, 2013 in Singapore. The government white paper revealed Singapore's population may increase 30% to over 6.9 million by 2030, with nearly half the population expected to be foreign-born. Many local residents are critising the plan concerned about the added strain on housing, transportation and healthcare and the diminishing identity of the Singaporean community. (Photo by Nicky Loh/Getty Images)