Lawrence Wong was promoted earlier in June as the deputy prime minister.  File photo: EPA-EFE/MCI
Lawrence Wong was promoted earlier in June as the deputy prime minister. File photo: EPA-EFE/MCI
Singapore

Singapore’s Lawrence Wong serves as acting PM as Lee Hsien Loong takes a week-long break

  • The move garnered attention in the city state, with one observer describing it as ‘intelligent leadership’ on Lee’s part
  • During Lee’s ‘local leave’ from Monday to Sunday, Wong will have a chance to chair his first Cabinet meeting

Lawrence Wong was promoted earlier in June as the deputy prime minister.  File photo: EPA-EFE/MCI
Lawrence Wong was promoted earlier in June as the deputy prime minister. File photo: EPA-EFE/MCI
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