15 May '11, 4am

Take our poll: Should MM and SM stay on as Cabinet ministers?

Take our poll: Should MM and SM stay on as Cabinet ministers?

Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew and Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong announced in a statement yesterday that they would be retiring from the Cabinet to make way for the younger generation. In their statement, they said: "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 in the decisions which affect them. After a watershed general election, we have decided to leave the cabinet and have a completely younger team of ministers to connect to and engage with t...

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