10 May '11, 8am

Foreign Minister George Yeo leaves politics. #Singapore #sgelections

Foreign Minister George Yeo leaves politics. #Singapore #sgelections

Foreign Minister George Yeo and his team after their loss of Aljunied GRC was announced. (Yahoo! photo/Alicia … Foreign Minister George Yeo has announced he is leaving politics and will not be contesting in Aljunied GRC in the next General Election (GE) . The incumbent Member of Parliament for Aljunied GRC and his People's Action Party (PAP) team lost their seats to the Workers' Party in this year's historic General Election. They garnered some 45 per cent of the votes. Speaking to the press on Tuesday morning, Minister Yeo said, while many supporters have called on him to "win back Aljunied in five years' time", he will leave the important task to someone younger. "I wanted to level with them and told them last night that it is better for a younger person to take on this important task," the minister said in a media statement . "I'm already 57 years old and would be 62 by...

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Foreign Minister George Yeo leaves politics

channelnewsasia.com 10 May '11, 3am

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sg.news.yahoo.com 11 May '11, 1am

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asiaone.com 10 May '11, 4am

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straitstimes.com 10 May '11, 12pm

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sg.news.yahoo.com 10 May '11, 4am

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straitstimes.com 08 May '11, 11am

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channelnewsasia.com 11 May '11, 4am

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