23 Sep '11, 1am

Lee Kuan Yew on the GE: "PAP's total dominance was not sustainable. The younger generation wants to see competition"

SINGAPORE - The results of the last General Election (GE), in which an Opposition party defeated the ruling party in a Group Representation Constituency, was bound to happen, former Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew said at the close of the Singapore Global Dialogue yesterday. Responding to a question from a member of the audience on what Singapore's new message was after the GE and what he anticipated for Singapore, Mr Lee said: "Our total dominance was not sustainable. (The) younger generation wants to see competition and they voted in an Opposition party." Whether this would lead to a two-party system would depend on "the performance of the Opposition and the response of the Government" and the "mindset of succeeding younger generations that comes with every General Election every five years", he said. At a dialogue with Nanyang Technological University students two weeks ag...

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