06 Aug '11, 4pm

Tharman outlines strategies to keep S'pore afloat - Straits Times Singapore #TEAMFOLLOWBACK

Tharman outlines strategies to keep S'pore afloat - Straits Times Singapore #TEAMFOLLOWBACK

Singaporeans have to be prepared for slow growth and periods of recession in the advanced economies in the next three to four years, said Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam. -- ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE SINGAPOREANS have to be prepared for slow growth and periods of recession in the advanced economies over next three to four years, said Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam. Speaking at the Jurong GRC Bukit Batok Division National Day Dinner and Variety Show 2011 to more than 1,500 residents last night, he said that there is a crisis of confidence in the US, Europe and Japan, which will affect Singapore. He outlined four broad strategies that can help Singaporeans stay afloat in this troubled environment, and to look forward with optimism and confidence. First, Singaporeans need to keep the spirit of consensus and avoid divisiveness. Second, Singapore has to c...

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