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Safer to freeze some sectors than open too early, says PM

Spending needed for Covid-19, to keep the economy going, people in jobs and for providing help to those not in jobs

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Speaking to Bloomberg News' John Micklethwait (left), Mr Lee said he was looking ahead at global measures for the next great pandemic.

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IT is better to keep some economic sectors "in suspended animation" and provide support to those who are affected, rather than allow such activities to resume before the Covid-19 risks are addressed, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at the Bloomberg 2020 New Economy Forum....

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