Budget 2023, Lawrence Wong and Singapore’s continued pursuit of growth

A focus on redistributive policies should not obscure the commitment to long-term planning and continued growth, so more Singaporeans can enjoy a bigger pie.

Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Lawrence Wong making his way towards Parliament House to deliver his Budget speech on Feb 14. ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM
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What sort of vision does Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Lawrence Wong have for Singapore?

Coming to a year since Mr Wong was endorsed as the head of Singapore’s fourth-generation (4G) political leadership, many have searched for signs of how he will govern a country wading into uncharted territory amid global economic uncertainty.

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