Singapore Supporting Science Researchers
Posted on July 6, 2006 Comments (3)
Grooming research talent seen as crucial for Singapore by Jeana Wong
He says it is not unusual for governments to develop infrastructure and talent in the basic sciences at the tertiary education level.
Singapore reportedly is even looking at proposing a grand management plan for an Indonesian island.
The Indonesian isle that Singapore is most interested in is Bintan, just a short ferry ride away (see map below). Singaporean firms have already built a string of fancy resorts and a few factories there. But, according to the latest idea, the government would ensure that buckets more Singaporean money would be spent on turning much of the rest of the island into a giant industrial park, which would be run like a clone of the rich and successful city-state.
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