Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says globalisation has benefited his country enormously, and that a ‘Singapore turned inward cannot survive’. Photo: AFP

In New Year message, Singapore PM Lee allays globalisation fears as election looms

  • Lee invoked Hong Kong, Chile and France as societies that are ‘under stress’ due to a loss of faith in economic and political systems
  • His designated successor Heng Swee Keat also released a message, saying the Lion City would work to avoid ‘political polarisation and social unrest’
Topic |   Singapore
Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says globalisation has benefited his country enormously, and that a ‘Singapore turned inward cannot survive’. Photo: AFP
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