Tag: Heng Swee Keat
Voters are likely to find Heng Swee Keat amiable, says a law professor at the Singapore Management University.
Pelantikan Heng Swee Keat sebagai timbalan perdana menteri bulan lalu menguatkan jangkaan beliau akan mengambil alih kuasa kepimpinan daripada Lee Hsien Loong yang dijangka berundur dalam masa beberapa tahun lagi.
Heng echoes the sentiment of previous prime ministers to continue supporting the city-state's labour movement.
Teo Chee Hean and Tharman Shanmugaratnam will relinquish their roles as deputy prime ministers.
Singapore's Heng Swee Keat sets aside SG$6.1 billion to support half a million citizens aged between 60 and 69 as 'a gesture of our nation's gratitude for their contributions'.
The Singaporean prime minister is nearly 67 and has said he will step down by the time he is 70.
Lee has signalled he intends to hand over the premiership by the time he turns 70 in 2022. The country’s general elections must be held by early 2021.
PH deputy president claims Dr Mahathir Mohamad refused to impose GST as prime minister because he knew its adverse economic impact on poor and small businesses.