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CNA Insider 2019

CNA Insider 2019

The Bangladeshi Town With A Singapore Dream
9 Min

By meWATCH Published: 22 Jul 2019 Audio: English

In the town of Baluchar, Bangladesh, you can find marks of Singapore’s influence. A crockery shop - inspired by NTUC FairPrice - set up by a former construction worker; a sawmill, which helped improve life for townsfolk. But less visible are those who failed to realise the Singapore dream - one man left with a mountain of debt, another made to return against his will. Why did some make it and others didn’t ?

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