11 Sep '11, 2pm

10 peaceful years after 9/11 were not achieved by chance: PM Lee

10 peaceful years after 9/11 were not achieved by chance: PM Lee

SINGAPORE: Speaking at a community event on Sunday evening, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said it is not by chance that Singapore has had 10 peaceful years since the 9/11 attacks in the US. While the attacks sent ripples around the world, including Singapore, Mr Lee said security forces have been working hard to keep Singapore safe while different communities have also taken steps to come closer together. Mr Lee said: "We have lived calmly and our race relations have been good, our racial harmony has been strengthened. And I think it is something we should give thanks for and be grateful for. We pre-empted, detected, arrested and detained people who would have done bad things to us and could have done us a lot of harm, not just hurting and killing Singaporeans but damaging and tearing apart our whole society and our racial harmony. He added: "Our different communities hav...

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  1. 14 Sep '11, 11am

    As PA is part of govt. so PA will have serve opposition the unfair way? Don't forget we are all Singaporean.

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