04 May '11, 10am

Singapore PM makes rare apology as election campaign heats up: SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore Prime Minister Le...

Singapore PM makes rare apology as election campaign heats up: SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore Prime Minister Le...

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has made a rare apology for mistakes his government may have made ahead of the toughest general election his People's Action Party (PAP) has faced since coming to power in 1965. The PAP will contest 82 of 87 parliamentary seats, up from just 47 of the 84 seats in the last parliament, in Saturday's polls which come amid opposition irritation at higher housing prices and over-crowding on trains and buses caused, critics say, by lax immigration policies and an influx of foreigners. Several ministers have also come under fire for their reluctance to acknowledge such problems. "If we didn't quite get it right, I am sorry but we will try and do better the next time," Lee told a rally on Tuesday in the city-state's central business district, newspapers said. Later he repeated: "Well, we're sorry we didn't get it exact...

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