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World is building walls but Singapore must build bridges: DPM Heng

To do so, the country must stay united, renew its social compact and work with like-minded partners to keep the world open, he adds

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"If countries wall up, or if there is a new Iron Curtain, the cost to Singapore will be significant," Mr Heng says. "Trade is our lifeblood, and multilateralism is how small countries like us have a place in the world."

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AS the world builds walls, Singapore must go against the tide and build bridges, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat said at an event on Friday.

To do so, the country must stay united, renew its social compact and work with like-minded partners to...

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