17 May '18, 6am

PM Lee's 65-minute Parliament speech in 869 words: Debate on President's Address

So, PM Lee kicked things off by explaining President Halimah’s President Address: She had no choice but to read what was written by the ministers, because this is a British parliamentary tradition where the Queen reads the speech written by the elected government of the day. Advertisement Anyway, the President’s Address was not even written by PM Lee, but by the 4G leaders who will be the ones taking over Singapore, so he just gave them support and provided his input and they pulled it off and its content is very forward-looking going beyond even PM Lee’s tenure. Global issues And then PM Lee was like: Look, US and China. A lot of tension. If they have a conflict, like a trade war, Singapore will suffer because she is small, and anything that affects trade, affects Singapore. And if US and China cut the world up and make other countries take sides, Singapore is also finish...

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