10 Oct '11, 1pm

President Tony Tan welcomes new direction of local politics

President Tony Tan welcomes new direction of local politics

President Tony Tan has welcomed the new direction of local politics, saying its greater openness and diversity is a plus for Singapore. -- ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM By Lydia Lim President Tony Tan has welcomed the new direction of local politics, saying its greater openness and diversity is a plus for Singapore. Speaking at the opening of the 12th Parliament on Monday, he said the composition of the House reflects this change. Of the 87 elected members and three non-constituency members, nine are from opposition parties - the largest non-PAP presence since 1966. Dr Tan also expressed the Government's continued commitment to work for economic growth so as to ensure a better life for all Singaporeans. He addressed various groups in society, including the old and the young, low- and middle-incomers as well as those who are doing exceptionally well. He said the Government seeks high...

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