14 May '11, 12pm

Profile of Goh Chok Tong

Profile of Goh Chok Tong

SINGAPORE : Goh Chok Tong, who turns 70 on May 20, entered politics in 1976 at the age of 35, and was elected MP for Marine Parade. He left his job in Neptune Orient Lines and in 1977, was appointed Senior Minister of State for Finance, in what was the start of a long political career. He held various portfolios, including important ones such as Trade and Industry, Health and Defence. Between 1985 and November 1990, he was First Deputy Prime Minister and also Defence Minister. Mr Goh was sworn in as Prime Minister on 28 November 1990, after then-Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew stepped down to pave the way for leadership succession. He was the consensus choice of his Cabinet colleagues. Mr Goh led the People's Action Party to victory in three successive General Elections in 1991, 1997 and 2001. He stepped down as Prime Minister on 12 August 2004 to pave the way for leadership s...

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todayonline.com 14 May '11, 10am

Joint Statement by SM Goh Chok Tong and MM Lee Kuan Yew 06:15 PM May 14, 2011 We have studied the new political situation ...

Profile of Lee Kuan Yew

Profile of Lee Kuan Yew

channelnewsasia.com 14 May '11, 12pm

SINGAPORE : Minister Mentor was a term coined specially for Lee Kuan Yew in 2004, a description which reflects his role in...

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miyagi.sg 10 May '11, 9am

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

MM Lee, SM Goh to retire from Cabinet. Read the...

straitstimes.com 14 May '11, 10am

MINISTER Mentor Lee Kuan Yew and Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong announced on Saturday their decision to retire from Cabinet...

PM Lee Hsien Loong says MM Lee Kuan Yew's and SM Goh Chok Tong's decision is a "major event" for #Singapore.

PM Lee Hsien Loong says MM Lee Kuan Yew's and S...

sg.news.yahoo.com 14 May '11, 5pm

PM Lee says the decision by MM Lee and SM Goh is a big event for Singapore. (Yahoo! file photo) Prime Minister Lee Hsien L...

MM Lee, SM Goh to quit Cabinet - Yahoo! News

sg.news.yahoo.com 14 May '11, 11am

MM Lee Kuan Yew and SM Goh Chok Tong announced on Saturday that they will leave the Cabinet. In a statement, the two leade...

SM Goh, MM Lee to leave Cabinet

channelnewsasia.com 14 May '11, 10am

SINGAPORE : Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong and Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew on Saturday said they have decided to leave the...

Minister Mentor Lee is seen as being out of touch with the times, and singing a different tune from the rest of...

Minister Mentor Lee is seen as being out of tou...

sgpolitics.net 14 May '11, 2pm

/// It is clear that Goh Chok Tong has been cut down to size and his political influence within the PAP’s inner circle has...

Reactions to SM Goh, MM Lee leaving Cabinet

channelnewsasia.com 14 May '11, 3pm

SINGAPORE : Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong has said he will now have more time to devote to his Marine Parade Group Represe...

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channelnewsasia.com 24 May '11, 3pm

SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong is reviewing governance issues in Singapore, says Emeritus Senior Minister Goh C...

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channelnewsasia.com 25 May '11, 3am

SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong is reviewing governance issues in Singapore, says Emeritus Senior Minister Goh C...

We hear you: SM Goh #sgelections

todayonline.com 08 May '11, 3am

SINGAPORE - Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong flashed his trademark smile as he walked on stage to deliver his victory speech ...

'I expected slightly better result': SM Goh #SGelections

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straitstimes.com 08 May '11, 12pm

WE CAN do better the next time. This the new challenge Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong has set for his team in Marine Parade...