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Ministers warn of danger of political one-upmanship

Parties that promise voters giveaways must say how they would be funded: DPM Teo, Chan Chun Sing
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 05:50

(From left) Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean, Institute of Policy Studies director Janadas Devan and Social and Family Development Minister Chan Chun Sing at the dialogue on Monday, which was on the programme of the annual Institute of Policy Studies Perspectives Conference.


SINGAPORE must avoid a situation in which government policies, especially those that involve financial subsidies for the people, turn into an "auction" during national elections, said Social and Family Development Minister Chan Chun Sing on Monday.

"We have seen this

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