31 Mar '11, 7am

[ST] Ho Peng Kee retires from politics after 4 terms

Mr. Ho Peng Kee described his years in politics and public office as 'very fulfilling and satisfying'. -- ST PHOTO: TAN SUAN ANN SENIOR Minister of State for Law and Home affairs Ho Peng Kee, who is also MP for Nee Soon East, on Thursday announced he is retiring from politics after serving four terms spanning 20 years. In a statement issued at 2 pm on Thursday, he said he had informed Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong that he he would like to retire from politics some time last year. 'I am grateful that he has agreed. No, I have no intentions to become a missionary after leaving politics, but I will certainly be more active in Church as an elder,' said Associate Professor Ho. He added that he does not intend to return to teach full-time at the National University of Singapore's Law Faculty, but hopes to do some part-time teaching there. 'Wherever possible, I will continue to ...

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