21 Oct '11, 2am

PM Lee pledges Government will be more open, sharing more information with citizens

PM Lee pledges Government will be more open, sharing more information with citizens

Openness would involve the Government communicating better with citizens and showing some flexibility with policies, says PM Lee. For example, Electronic Road Pricing gantries could be turned off earlier for Chinatown based on shopkeepers' feedback. -- PHOTO: SPH By Elgin Toh Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Thursday sought to temper the confrontational tone of 'new normal' politics with a sense of cooperation and compromise. In his first parliamentary speech of the new term, he called on politicians and ordinary Singaporeans to build a constructive brand of politics that 'puts Singapore first'. Leading by example, he pledged that the Government will be more open - sharing more information with citizens and providing more room for civic society to blossom. He welcomed the speeches by Workers' Party MPs over the last three days in which they promised to play the role of a ...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/Parliament/Story/STIStory_725...

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