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Trust, TraceTogether and treatment of cancer patients

How ministers deal with mistakes when things go wrong can erode or strengthen trust

People using the TraceTogether token at HDB Hub in November 2020.PHOTO: ST FILE

Trust is Singapore's most valuable domestic currency, and one that a new generation of political leaders stepping up to lead the nation must work doubly hard to mint.

Trust lubricates interpersonal ties and inter-group interactions. It is the basis on which the incumbent People's Action Party (PAP) has ruled Singapore without a break since 1959, winning election after election.

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