SINGAPORE (Aug 20): Changes to government schemes on healthcare and housing were outlined by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in his National Day Rally speech on Sunday night.

The initiatives, stretching over 50 years or more with some only to be implemented many years from now, will require large expenditure and span “several generations and many General Elections” to realise, said Lee.

The government will also ensure the cost of housing, healthcare and education remains affordable as cost of living pressures grow.

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