Parliament passes 6.9mil Population White Paper by 77 votes to 13

Yahoo! News Singapore, 8 Feb 2013
PM Lee Hsien Loong says he expects the total population in Singapore in 2030 will be "significantly below" the 6.9 million figure projected in the White Paper on Population last week.
In a 90-minute passionate appeal that sought to reassure Singaporeans on the fifth and final day of a heated parliamentary debate, PM Lee said, "So what will the total population in Singapore be?"
"In my view in 2030, I think 6 million will not be enough to meet Singaporeans' needs as our population ages because of this problem of the baby boomers and bulge of ageing people," he said in a live televised address in Malay, Mandarin and finally English. Full story