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New perspectives on inequality

Amid growing concern about inequality, the Government sent a strong signal last week that it is committed to taking a hard look at the problem.

Throughout the five days of the debate on the President's Address, various ministers, including Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, spoke at length on the issue.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 22, 2018, with the headline 'New perspectives on inequality'. Print Edition | Subscribe