31 Dec '11, 11pm

Spirit of give and take needed for the year ahead: PM Lee: The Singapore economy achieved steady growth of 4.8

Spirit of give and take needed for the year ahead: PM Lee: The Singapore economy achieved steady growth of 4.8

The Singapore economy achieved steady growth of 4.8 per cent last year, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said in his New Year message. This year looks set to be a difficult one for the global economy and Singapore will be affected, he said. -- ST PHOTO: TED CHEN By Toh Yong Chuan The Singapore economy achieved steady growth of 4.8 per cent last year, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said in his New Year message. This year looks set to be a difficult one for the global economy and Singapore will be affected, he said. 'Amid this flux, we need to be confident of our position, and clear about our priorities and plans to build a better Singapore,' he said. The Government will tackle urgent problems in housing and public transport, he said, summing up its plans to keep homes affordable and to improve the bus and train networks. Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered b...

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