A plan more than three decades ago envisioning a reclaimed island along the length of East Coast for beachfront housing and leisure may morph into one that also takes on the task of protecting Singapore from rising sea levels.

Under the plan, the “Long Island” would stretch from Marina East to Changi.

A book documenting Singapore’s 1991 Concept Plan said of the Long Island: “It will become not only a leisure centre by the sea but also a choice location for some housing development.”

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