PM’s New Year Message, 1982

PM’s New Year Message, 1982

Posted by on Jan 3, 2017 in On the Record

On the eve of New Year’s Day, 1982, Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew gave this solemn speech to the nation. Singapore  faced serious challenges arising from a turbulent global economy which was in a major recession. In this speech titled “Difficult Times Ahead” PM Lee minced no words despite the New Year festivities