09 Feb '12, 11pm

No change to Government's 'rational approach', strategic, economic policy unshaken by polls: Shanmugam

No change to Government's 'rational approach', strategic, economic policy unshaken by polls: Shanmugam

WASHINGTON: Singapore's fundamental economic and strategic policies would not change despite adjustments that had to be made following last year's twin elections, visiting Foreign Minister K. Shanmugam (above) told a major conference here. -- PHOTO: AFP By Chua Chin Hon, US Bureau Chief WASHINGTON - Singapore's fundamental economic and strategic policies would not change despite adjustments that had to be made following last year's twin elections, visiting Foreign Minister K. Shanmugam told a major conference here. Addressing the question of whether the May 7 General Election (GE) and Aug 27 Presidential Election would change Singapore's foreign and economic policies, Mr Shanmugam gave the assurance that the Government would persist with its rational approach. 'Our fundamental economic and strategic policies have always been rational. And there is no risk of that changing ...

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