Economic growth, jobs key to Government being able to provide for Singaporeans

Economic growth, jobs key to Government being able to provide for Singaporeans

"I believe that the way to go is to make sure that the economy is doing well and there are jobs," said Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen, who is also MP for Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC. "It may not grow as fast as before, 8 per cent, 6 per cent, but we cannot slow down so much that we chase businesses away. If we do that, jobs will be lost and there will be higher unemployment rate and it will be a problem."


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