29 Apr '11, 2pm

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#sgelections

SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said this election is about voting for the party that can serve Singaporeans best. In his first rally speech on Friday night in Ang Mo Kio constituency, PM Lee said the National Wages Council recommendations released on Friday for "higher total wages" for Singaporeans show that despite the last five tumultuous years, Singapore is doing well. Mr Lee assured Singaporeans that the government will take care of all Singaporeans, including the low- and middle-income group. He dealt squarely with the issues which the Opposition has picked on, such as the cost of living, and the affordability of housing. "Everyone (is) feeling the pinch of the cost of living because energy prices go up, electricity prices go up and it's not cheap compared to last year, even more, compared to two or three years ago. "We have a 'Grow & Share' package this ye...

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