It’s that time of the year again—National Day Rally. Every year, Singaporeans look forward to the speech delivered by the Prime Minister, which updates Singaporeans on things that matter and will affect them—such as CPF, among other things.

This year, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, delivered his last night, August 18, and discussed the challenges facing Singapore and the steps that the Government will take to renew the city for the next century.

Here are eight things to know from his speech.

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Text: Ng Huiwen / The Straits Times / August 2019