People walk along a crowded alleyway past stalls selling gifts and decorative items in the Chinatown district in Singapore. Photo: AFP

As Singapore’s population ages, can the Lion City continue to roar?

Most see a hike in the goods and services tax – the first in over a decade – as a necessary move, but some think it is a sign the city state has no long-term answers for its ‘demographic time bomb’

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People walk along a crowded alleyway past stalls selling gifts and decorative items in the Chinatown district in Singapore. Photo: AFP
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