14 May '11, 10am

MM Lee, SM Goh to retire from Cabinet. Read the complete statement here: #SGelections

MM Lee, SM Goh to retire from Cabinet. Read the complete statement here: #SGelections

MINISTER Mentor Lee Kuan Yew and Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong announced on Saturday their decision to retire from Cabinet and leave government entirely to the younger ministers. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has not responded to the joint statement. Here is the statement released by SM Goh Chok Tong and MM Lee Kuan Yew in its entirety: MM Lee Kuan Yew and SM Goh Chok Tong to step down from Cabinet We have studied the new political situation and thought how it can affect the future. We have made our contributions to the development of Singapore. The time has come for a younger generation to carry Singapore forward in a more difficult and complex situation. The Prime Minister and his team of younger leaders should have a fresh clean slate. A younger generation, besides having a non-corrupt and meritocratic government and a high standard of living, wants to be more engaged ...

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  1. 14 May '11, 10am

    Whoa! Change is in the air...

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