04 May '11, 9am

Govt-people 'emotional connection' important: PM #SGelections

Govt-people 'emotional connection' important: PM #SGelections

PRIME Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Wednesday said he was addressing 'the emotional connection' that a government must have with its people when he apologised for mistakes made under his watch. 'We considered carefully and I thought this was a suitable message to Singaporeans at this stage of the campaign to focus minds on key issues,' he told reporters after meeting commuters at Ang Mo Kio MRT station on Wednesday morning. 'So one set of issues is the policies...but the other set of issues is the politics of it, and also the emotional connection, which is very important, between the government and the people.' A day earlier, Mr Lee apologised at the People's Action Party's (PAP) lunchtime rally at Boat Quay for the government's mistakes and said they would try to do better the next time. Among other things, he acknowledged that the government could have moved faster to addr...

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Damn, not much people accept the Prime Minister...

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people should read this, esp the fb message!

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