05 Aug '11, 4am

After the tears have dried up, after the whispers of change have evaporated things are back to normal. Last week...

After the tears have dried up, after the whispers of change have evaporated things are back to normal. Last week...

After the tears have dried up, after the whispers of change have evaporated things are back to normal. Last week at the Economic Development Board's 50th anniversary dinner , investors asked Mr Lee Hsien Loong if Singapore will change direction after the recent General Election. No, he assured them, the PAP's policies will not change. Contrast this to his election speech at the PAP's lunchtime rally at the UOB Plaza on 3 May 11: "When these problems vex you or disturb you or upset your lives, please bear with us. We're trying our best on your behalf. And if we didn't quite get it right, I am sorry but we will try and do better the next time." Contrition. Humulity. Sevice. Sweet music to the ears of the voters. But that was then, this is now. The PAP's policies will not change, the PM avers after the election dust settles. Question: If PAP policies will not change, how is M...

Full article: http://yoursdp.org/index.php/news/singapore/4918-change-o...

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