OPINION: Hot, small, and crowded, Singapore is having an identity crisis - Andrew Buncombe

The Independent, 21 Mar 2013
Locals say that you feel it in the evening rush hour, pressing into the subway carriage at the Dhoby Ghaut station to discover there’s just a little less room than you’re used to.
Or parents face it when trying to get their children into the local school and find there are no places. Home-buyers sense it when they discover that property prices have shot up to rates their parents would never have dreamed of.
The city state of Singapore, said to be the world’s second most densely populated nation, is becoming more crowded. And unless activists behind an unprecedented campaign force the government to change its plans, it is going to get more crowded yet. Full story