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We hope during Singapore’s term as chair, we will start some ASEAN projects that will strengthen our collective resilience against common threats such as terrorism, cybercrime, and climate change.

PM Lee Hsien Loong, on Singapore being chairman of ASEAN in 2018

Singapore Singapore to focus on themes of resilience, innovation as ASEAN chairman
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Former national chief planner Dr Liu Thai Ker

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