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PM Lee visits Senoko Power Station, hopes pickup in economic growth will continue into 2017

SINGAPORE – As the country celebrates Chinese New Year, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong hopes the pickup in economic numbers towards the end of 2016 will continue into this year. The economy grew by 1.8 per cent last year, surpassing expectations on the back of a rebound in the manufacturing sector in the fourth quarter. And while some workers may be concerned about the jobs outlook, Mr Lee told reporters on a visit to Singapore’s largest power plant that the Government watches not just retrenchment numbers, but also keeps anRead More