15 Jan '12, 6am

S'pore economy already starting to see slowdown: PM Lee

SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said Singapore's economy is already starting to see a slowdown, particularly in the electronics sector. But he sounded a note of confidence, saying that Singapore is prepared for the uncertainties ahead. "The economy... probably will grow slower than last year. We're projecting one to three per cent growth. We have to take that in our stride, and accept that. But within Singapore, we should continue to build, we should continue to develop, we should continue to prepare ourselves and our next generation for the future," said Mr Lee. Mr Lee said what the government can do is to improve the education and public transport systems, and build more homes so that young couples can start their families. He made these points at a Lunar New Year event on Sunday morning in his constituency of Teck Ghee, which is part of Ang Mo Kio GRC. He also...

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