05 Apr '11, 12pm

\"A-team\" leaders needed to ensure Singapore's future: SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says Singapore...

\"A-team\" leaders needed to ensure Singapore's future: SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says Singapore...

Mr Lee said that assembling an outstanding team is not an easy task because in every election, his ruling People's Action Party (PAP) finds only three new MPs, on average, who can become Ministers. He is confident he has put together an "A team", but he said he cannot assemble a second team and questioned how the opposition can find it easier to do so. Mr Lee said a two-party system is not workable in Singapore because there is simply not enough talent to form two "A teams". He emphasised that Singapore, more than any other country, needs capable leadership to tackle difficult challenges and maximise opportunities for the nation. With a mediocre government, Singapore will fail, warned Mr Lee. He said a two-party system will also throw up other problems, such as a division in society based on class or racial lines and groups pushing different policies. And because there is ...

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