President's Address

Call for bold changes welcomed by youth

More details will be available as ministries announce plans for second half of term

Political analysts and young Singaporeans interviewed last night said they are looking forward to how the fourth-generation leaders intend to make "bold changes" to address the challenges facing Singapore, and added that the devil will be in the details.

But for now, they are certain of this: They welcome the call by President Halimah Yacob for strong steps to confront the uncertain future coming Singapore's way, rather than merely tweaking things at the margins.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 08, 2018, with the headline 'Call for bold changes welcomed by youth'. Print Edition | Subscribe