04 May '11, 12am

GE We've made mistakes, says PM Lee - Channel NewsAsia via @AddThis

GE We've made mistakes, says PM Lee - Channel NewsAsia via @AddThis

SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Tuesday reached out to apologise to all Singaporeans about mistakes in the last five years under the watch of the People's Action Party and pledged to make adjustments to the system to make it better. No government is perfect, he said and, in the first lunchtime rally this hustings, Mr Lee listed how his government fell short. "We made a mistake when we let Mas Selamat run away. We made a mistake when Orchard Road got flooded. And there are other mistakes which we've made from time to time and, I'm sure, occasionally will happen again. I hope, not too often," PM Lee said. "But when it happens, then we should acknowledge it; we should apologise, take responsibility, put things right. "If we have to discipline somebody, we'll do that, and we must learn from the lessons and never make the same mistake again," he said. The remarks d...

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  1. 04 May '11, 1pm

    PAP should be proud of its achievements and there is no need to apologize. Housing, Education, MEdical costs are in alignment with our economic growth, which can be adjusted by balancing the budget. The greatest defect of PAP is the lack of initiatives to develop a true singaporean identity in the last 50 years. If there is war against Singapore, I'm not sure who will fight with me to defend the country and who will shoot me in the back. Good luck PAP on the election.

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