23 Apr '11, 2pm

How to make Lim Swee Say cry

How to make Lim Swee Say cry

HER name is Fresh, and she is from China. Her matronly figure was sheathed in black tights and a gold sequinned top, at least a size too small. But her voice was big, and full of feeling as she crooned the Teresa Teng classic, The Moon Represents My Heart, just for Mr Lim Swee Say. She was part of the entertainment at a boisterous farewell dinner thrown for the labour chief by Buona Vista residents at Commonwealth Crescent on Friday night. After 15 years, the Minister in the Prime Minister's office recently left the ward to helm the People's Action Party in East Coast GRC. The organisers of Friday's shindig - which also celebrated the third anniversary of My Buona Vista Place community service centre - wanted not just to pay tribute to Mr Lim but also to make him cry. After all, he has been known to turn on the waterworks quite easily. He wept copiously when an unseeded Th...

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