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Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Thursday urged young couples to get off to a "galloping start" in the Year of the Horse by having more babies to boost flagging birth rates. 

A man looks at toy horses ahead of the Lunar New Year in Singapore on Jan 24, 2014.

In his Lunar New Year message, Mr Lee said the wealthy city-state needed "enough children to form the next generation" amid concerns over the influx of immigrants.

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