SINGAPORE (Oct 29): In his Facebook post about British company Dyson’s decision to set up an electric car manufacturing facility in Singapore, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong wrote that when he met inventor James Dyson last month, James told him that it was Singapore’s expertise in advanced manufacturing, global connectivity and talented workforce that helped him make up his mind. In fact, Singapore used to assemble cars, up to the 1980s, Lee said. “Now, we will manufacture cars again, except this time, greener, better and more high tech!”

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