13 Apr '11, 10am

PM Lee to answer more questions in Mandarin TV forum #gesg #sgelections

SINGAPORE: A cross-section of 12 Singaporeans will be meeting Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in a Mandarin television forum to discuss a wide range of topics and long term issues facing Singapore. The Prime Minister will also take questions that members of the public have been sending in for the programme called "Question Time With The Prime Minister." MediaCorp Current Affairs Presenter, Chun Guek Lay, will be moderating the one-hour discussion. Executive producer Ms Yong Yih Min said the format mirrors the English forum earlier this week. The Prime Minister had said the exchange at that 'live' forum was 'frank'. Ms Yong said she expects the panelists at the Mandarin forum and members of the public to be keen to engage the Prime Minister, especially amidst the heightened interest in the upcoming General Election. The forum will be recorded at MediaCorp's studios. The prog...

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