Heng Swee Keat, Singapore's new Deputy Prime Minister. Photo: Bloomberg

Heng Swee Keat becomes Singapore’s sole Deputy Prime Minister, paving the way for him to succeed Lee Hsien Loong

  • Heng, 57, will be the sole No. 2 leader after current Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, a departure from convention as there are usually two DPMs
  • The cabinet reshuffle announcement also said Lee would move his two current deputies, Teo Chee Hean and Tharman Shanmugaratnam, to senior minister roles
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Heng Swee Keat, Singapore's new Deputy Prime Minister. Photo: Bloomberg
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