19 May '11, 1am

"Will there really be change?" Netizens cool to Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong's "radical" new cabinet line-up:

Despite retiring five senior ministers and installing new personnel in 11 out of 14 ministries in his new cabinet, netizens remained skeptical about Prime MInister Lee Hsien Loong’s promise to start with a ‘fresh clean slate.’ Besides former prime ministers Lee Kuan Yew and Goh Chok Tong who had announced their retirement earlier, PM Lee also chose not to re-appoint Wong Kan Seng, Mah Bow Tan and Raymond Lim. While netizens applaud the removal of the unpopular Mah Bow Tan, many were still disappointed at some of the appointments and the increased number of PAP ministers on lifelong pensions which will be paid for by Singapore taxpayers. Elayne Ang wrote on TR Facebook : “More people on absurd amount of pension with the new term “retirement”, while average folks like us wonder when we can ever stop working…. And Singapore ministers will forever be from the ruling party with...

Full article: http://www.temasekreview.com/2011/05/19/netizens-unimpres...

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For a summary of the changes to Cabinet, see

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