Singapore’s prime minister-designate Heng Swee Keat. Photo: Bloomberg

Singapore leader-in-waiting Heng Swee Keat turns heat up on opposition over financial scandal as polls loom

  • Minister wins backing for motion calling on two opposition leaders to back out of financial matters amid court case over US$24.8 million in misused cash
  • Three Workers’ Party chiefs have been found liable for damages in a civil lawsuit but say they will appeal
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Singapore’s prime minister-designate Heng Swee Keat. Photo: Bloomberg
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Lui Tuck Yew (fourth from left) with Singapore MRT commuters. Photo: Facebook

What Singapore’s new ambassador Lui Tuck Yew means for China

  • City state is sending a message to the Asian giant that it means business in boosting the bilateral relationship, experts say
  • Appointment of a politician of Lui’s stature will go down well with Chinese officials as Beijing navigates the challenges of China’s rise
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Lui Tuck Yew (fourth from left) with Singapore MRT commuters. Photo: Facebook
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