27 Nov '11, 10am

PM Lee urges PAP to transform for new era

SINGAPORE: Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has called for a transformation of his People's Action Party (PAP) for a new era. PM Lee said this is part of conclusions reached in the party's soul-searching after the May General Election (GE). Speaking at the PAP Convention 2011 on Sunday, Mr Lee urged citizens to be part of the common cause of building a better Singapore. It is the first PAP Convention after the GE and an apt forum to reveal results of its soul searching and review of the May 7 polls. Though the PAP won 60 per cent of the votes, Mr Lee said it is still a watershed election, adding the party must do better next time round. "We also must recognise that policies alone are no longer sufficient because we must fight the politics, carry the ground, convey the message that resonates with our people and inspire Singapore to aim high and strive for further ...

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