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Was Dr Tony Tan responsible for the 1985 recession?

Was Dr Tony Tan responsible for the 1985 recession?

In 1985, Singapore plunged into its first recession, and the minister responsible for the economy at that time was Dr Tony Tan, who has trumpeted on his financial and economic acumen in this Presidential Election. Dr Tony Tan joined the Cabinet in 1980, and he was the Minister for Trade & Industry (1981–86) and Minister... 

Words and Promises – Series: Senior PAP Leaders

Words and Promises – Series: Senior PAP Leaders

James Gomez Dear Readers, This is the third installment of our mini-series of headlines compiled from news coverage of the 2006 general elections, recollecting the words and promises made by the politicians. In this coverage we have the reported comments of Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew, Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean, PAP... 

Words and Promises – Series: Goh Chok Tong

Words and Promises – Series: Goh Chok Tong

Dear Readers, This is the second of our mini-series of headlines compiled from news coverage of the 2006 general elections, recollecting the words and promises made by the politicians. In this part, we cover Goh Chok Tong, Senior Minister, former Prime Minister and former Secretary-General of the PAP. Unchallenged at his Marine... 

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