• Short Summary

    THE SINGAPORE GOVERNMENT'S AWARD-WINNING LOW-COST HOUSING PROJECT WAS CLOSELY INSPECTED ON MONDAY BY THE VISITING NORTH KOREAN VICE PRESIDENT, MR.

  • Description

    THE SINGAPORE GOVERNMENT'S AWARD-WINNING LOW-COST HOUSING PROJECT WAS CLOSELY INSPECTED ON MONDAY BY THE VISITING NORTH KOREAN VICE PRESIDENT, MR. KANG RYANG WOOK.

    MR. WOOK IS ON A NINE-DAY STATE VISIT, HAVING ARRIVED ON SATURDAY (JUNE 29).

    THE HOUSING AND DEVELOPMENT BOARD CHAIRMAN, MR. HOWE YOON CHONG, BRIEFED MR. WOOK AND HIS EIGHT-MEMBER ENTOURAGE ON THE GOVERNMENT'S PLAN TO IMPROVE THE SINGAPORE HOUSING SITUATION.

    THE NORTH KOREANS WERE TOLD THAT 18,309 HOUSING UNITS WERE CONSTRUCTED BY THE GOVERNMENT AT THE END OF LAST YEAR. THEY ALSO SAW MODELS SHOWING THE "GOLDEN MILE" AND OTHER DESIGNATED AREAS FOR SALE TO PRIVATE DEVELOPERS.

    THERE ARE MANY SATELLITE TOWNS WHICH HOUSE WORKERS IN THE LOWER INCOME BRACKET.

    LATER, FOR A HIGH-LEVEL VIEW OF THE TOWN, THE VISITORS WERE TAKEN TO THE ROOFTOP OF THE TALLEST BLOCK OF FLATS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5X4KPV0MOCCJ7M8EQ365E3DQB
    Media URN:
    VLVA5X4KPV0MOCCJ7M8EQ365E3DQB
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/07/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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