29 Nov '11, 1am

‘A severe slowdown could test PAP leadership’ #Singapore

‘A severe slowdown could test PAP leadership’ #Singapore

Dark clouds form a backdrop against Singapore's iconic Marina Bay Sands casino and hotel resort complex. (AFP … With the approach of the New Year, middle class Singapore is becoming increasingly nervous about what is coming around the corner. The economy has suddenly turned grim not only for the coming year, but also several years after that. But true to tradition, young Singaporeans will probably ring in the parties with revelling and splurging, at least until reality dawns. Behind the lights, however, the heartland is concerned about the coming global crunch that will likely hit Singapore harder than its Southeast Asian neighbours. This city, more than others, is a trading and financial centre, and its prosperity rests with the broad middle class being gainfully em­­ployed. Those who have deeper retrenchment worries are Singapore 's professionals, managers, executives an...

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