13 Nov '11, 2am

Best for Singapore to integrate closely with Asia-Pac region, stay attractive to talent: PM Lee

Best for Singapore to integrate closely with Asia-Pac region, stay attractive to talent: PM Lee

With Asia-Pacific economies geared for rapid growth in the coming decades, Singapore can best position itself for future success by integrating closely with the region and staying attractive to talent at home and abroad, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Friday. -- PHOTO: AP By Chua Chin Hon, US Bureau Chief With Asia-Pacific economies geared for rapid growth in the coming decades, Singapore can best position itself for future success by integrating closely with the region and staying attractive to talent at home and abroad, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Friday. He noted that the best way to stay ahead in the increasingly competitive regional environment was with greater openness, rather than protectionism. 'I don't think it is possible for us to have a closed group and say we will work within this group and we will develop our economies together,' he told to...

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