1. It gives me great pleasure to join you tonight at the Singapore-MIT Alliance (SMA) 10th Anniversary Dinner.
Responding to the Global Economic Storm
2. We are commemorating the 10th Anniversary of the SMA during difficult times.
Two new Lee Hsien Loong Awards will be given out to outstanding students starting next year after the Prime Minister gave an additional half a million dollars to the endowment fund he set up last year.
PM said Singapore, as a society, will have to work out new family, workplace and community arrangements that are economically and socially sustainable, to enable every individual to enjoy a productive, dignified life into his senior years.