04 Aug '11, 2pm

Dr Tony Tan says he can help govt understand economic situation better: SINGAPORE: Presidential hopeful Dr Tony

SINGAPORE: Presidential hopeful Dr Tony Tan has said Singapore could be affected by a "perfect storm" that is brewing in the global economy. The former deputy chairman of the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC) said should he be elected, he will be able to contribute his knowledge and experience to help the government understand the situation better. Dr Tan was speaking on the sidelines of an event organised by the Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Thursday, a day after the Writ of Election was issued. He was invited to launch a book titled "Beyond the Myth - Indian Business Communities in Singapore". Dr Tan said he wants to meet as many Singaporeans as possible to understand their concerns - something he has been actively doing since he announced his intention to run for Presidency. He said people are concerned about the economy and he ...

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