Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong gave his National Day Rally speech on Sunday evening (19 August).
Among other things, Lee tackled the issues of 99-year lease of HDB flats, flat upgrading and older estate redevelopment, unveiled a “Merdeka Generation Package” for those born in the 1950s, and touched on the water agreement with Malaysia.
In addition, on healthcare, the prime minister said the Community Health Assist Scheme (CHAS) would be extended to all Singaporeans with chronic conditions regardless of income.
He also said that the government has nominated hawker culture for UNESCO listing.
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