11 Aug '11, 5am

DTN Singapore: PE: Trade unions endorse Dr Tony Tan for PE: SINGAPORE: Six trade unions under the Oil, Petrochem...

SINGAPORE: Seven trade unions have endorsed Dr Tony Tan as their preferred presidential candidate, ahead of the election on 27 August. Six unions are from the oil, petrochemical, energy and chemical cluster. Together, the six NTUC-affiliated unions represent 26,000 members. Chairman of the cluster, Mr K Karthikeyan, said their decision was based on Dr Tan's past track record of helping to develop Singapore's petrochemical industry when he was in office in the 1980s, which led to the creation of some 6,000 to 8,000 jobs today. Mr Karthikeyan added: "The economy in the US is having problem, having 9% unemployment (rate). Europe is also having youth unemployment. So looking at it, we feel that with all these uncertainties - and even in Singapore, if you look at the wages and cost of living - we think someone as the President must have the stature, must have many portfolios, a...

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