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Aim for balanced and sustainable growth: Singaporeans want balanced and sustainable growth. We want growth that

Aim for balanced and sustainable growth: Singaporeans want balanced and sustainable growth. We want growth that

Aim for balanced and sustainable growth June 2, 2011 by admin Filed under: Current Affairs and Politics The following is my unedited letter sent to the Straits Times, which was published on Wednesday 01 June 2011. You can read the edited one in the Straits Times here . Aim for sustainable and balanced growth I refer to the article “Slower growth means fewer job opportunities” (30 May) in which National Development Minister Khaw Boon Wan cautioned youths that slower economic growth means fewer job opportunities and possibly lower starting pay. I do not profess to speak for all members of my generation, but I believe no one can reasonably demand lower growth for its own sake. Singaporeans want balanced and sustainable growth. We want growth that does not come at the expense of higher inflation, an overcrowded city, or the need to import an inordinate number of foreign worker...

Full article: http://www.sgpolitics.net/?p=6917

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