11 Aug '11, 1pm

President must engage govt in economic policies: Tan Jee Say #Singapore

President must engage govt in economic policies: Tan Jee Say #Singapore

Tan Jee Say who is contesting in the Presidential election says the president can play a unifying role by addressing … Presidential candidate Tan Jee Say said on Thursday that a President who wants to be an effective unifying figure must engage the government on its economic policies. This is because the current economic strategy is the "primary source of much unhappiness" among Singaporeans and could lead to a "deeply divided nation", reasoned the 57-year-old who was awarded the Certificate of Eligibility on Thursday. For society to remain cohesive, such division must be "repaired without delay", said Tan at a talk titled Survival and Opportunities in an Uncertain World. "There is much for the next president to do in this respect," he said. “To discharge his unifying role, the president must address the fundamental cause of the deep social division in Singapore and this i...

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