How does a nation known for its forward-thinking approach embrace and protect its cultural heritage?


Singapore is well-known on the global stage for its innovation and prowess in the digital age. For a young nation with a multi-racial and multi-cultural community, both adapting and safeguarding Singaporean traditions for future generations is paramount.

In an exclusive interview with National Geographic, Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong shares his thoughts on the island nation’s future.

From Smart Nation projects to Singapore-grown strawberries, discover a thoughtful collection of stories in the special Singapore Edition National Geographic magazine, celebrating passionate people who are shaping our future city and home.

Download selected articles from the Special Singapore Edition National Geographic Magazine below:

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