ya they want to build confidence, but only by mouth no action, ppl are expose to outside news nowaday when they see the fact contrary to what the govt portray, that will make ppl more panic and lost trust in them, tell us what action they are going to take to cushion the impact that's more practical. Tell a spade as a spade, don't mislead the innocent and let them be prepare. At least on surface, Singapore have no problem telling the truth.
Originally Posted by Kissme
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong warned in his New Year message on Wednesday that the global financial crisis had hit the city-state of 4.8 million people hard, and that the economic outlook was uncertain.
"We must therefore prepare for a difficult year ahead, and especially the first half of 2009. Our economy will probably contract further," he said.
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