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By Co-President, Gan Ping Sieu On Rising Populism Leading to Next General Election
Saturday, February 24, 2018
Those vying for votes in the next general election should refrain from making unrealistic populist pledges that are detrimental to the country's long-term interests. Of late, we notice there has been a rise of populism among aspirants from both sides of the divide. This includes the proposal to bring back free plastic bags, abolishing tolls with colossal compensation, and revisiting old promises like removing the GST, and increase subsidy for fuel.  >> read more
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