1. Singapore PM-in-waiting bows out, upending succession  New Straits Times
  2. With Singapore's Heng stepping aside, who will succeed Lee as PM?  The Star Online
  3. DPM Heng on whether GE2020 affected his decision to step aside  CNA
  4. Singapore's PM-in-waiting steps aside as future leader  Malaysiakini
  5. Singapore DPM Heng steps aside, setting back Singapore's succession plan for next PM  The Star Online
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SINGAPORE: A prominent Singapore minister stepped aside on Thursday as the successor to the premier, in a shock move that upended the tightly-controlled country's carefully planned power transfer.

Singapore PM-in-waiting bows out, upending succession | New Straits Times

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN): With Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat announcing on Thursday (April 8) that he will step aside from the helm of the People's Action Party's (PAP) fourth-generation leadership, four men have emerged as likely candidates to fill his shoes.SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN): With Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat announcing on Thursday (April 8) that he will step aside from the helm of the People's Action Party's (PAP) fourth-generation leadership, four men have emerged as likely candidates to fill his shoes.

With Singapore's Heng stepping aside, who will succeed Lee as PM? | The Star

DPM Heng Swee Keat says he is stepping aside to let a younger person take over.

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SINGAPORE: Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat will step aside as the leader of the fourth-generation People's Action Party (PAP) leadership ...SINGAPORE: Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat will step aside as the leader of the fourth-generation People's Action Party (PAP) leadership ...

DPM Heng Swee Keat steps aside as leader of PAP 4G team, PM Lee accepts decision - CNA

SINGAPORE, April 8 — Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat has taken himself out of the running for the top job, two-and-a-half years after emerging as the frontrunner to succeed Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. Conveying his decision in a letter to PM Lee today, a copy of which was sent to...SINGAPORE, April 8 — Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat has taken himself out of the running for the top job, two-and-a-half years after emerging as the frontrunner to succeed Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. Conveying his decision in a letter to PM Lee today, a copy of which was sent to...

Heng Swee Keat takes himself out of the running for Singapore PM, cites short runway, age and health as factors | Singapore | Malay Mail

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Singapore's deputy prime minister announced plans to step aside so that a "younger leader who will have a longer runway can take over."Singapore's deputy prime minister announced plans to step aside so that a "younger leader who will have a longer runway can take over."

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SINGAPORE -- Singaporean Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat said on Thursday that he is withdrawing himself from consideration for the top job -- aFinance chief says city-state needs younger leader to rebuild after COVID

Singapore PM heir apparent Heng steps aside in surprise decision - Nikkei Asia

Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat is no longer in the running to become Singapore’s next leader.Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat is no longer in the running to become Singapore’s next leader.

Heng Swee Keat no longer in the running to become Singapore's next leader | Coconuts Singapore

SINGAPORE — While Singapore’s political succession has not gone to plan, foreign leaders will still be dealing with the same leadership team in the short term. And over a longer horizon, what matters to them is the quality of leadership in Singapore. SINGAPORE — While Singapore’s political succession has not gone to plan, foreign leaders will still be dealing with the same leadership team in the short term. And over a longer horizon, what matters to them is the quality of leadership in Singapore.

Succession hiccup shouldn't affect Singapore’s international reputation, what matters is quality of leadership: PM Lee

SINGAPORE (Reuters) -Singapore's Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat will step aside as the designated successor to current premier Lee Hsien Loong, in an unexpected decision that disrupts the city-state's succession plans. "We need a leader who will not only rebuild Singapore post-COVID-19, but also lead the next phase of our nation-building effort," Heng said in a letter published on Thursday. Heng, who will turn 60 this year, is set to give up his portfolio as finance minister at the next cabinet reshuffle, which local media said is expected in about two weeks.SINGAPORE (Reuters) -Singapore's Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat will step aside as the designated successor to current premier Lee Hsien Loong, in an unexpected decision that disrupts the city-state's succession plans. "We need a leader who will not only rebuild Singapore post-COVID-19, but also lead the next phase of our nation-building effort," Heng said in a letter published on Thursday. Heng, who will turn 60 this year, is set to give up his portfolio as finance minister at the next cabinet reshuffle, which local media said is expected in about two weeks.

Singapore deputy PM unexpectedly steps aside as future PM, in succession setback

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DPM Heng Swee Keat no longer next PM; to step down as Finance Minister News - Read the latest DPM Heng Swee Keat no longer next PM; to step down as Finance Minister breaking news & stay updated on business news, investment, company news, stocks, DPM Heng Swee Keat no longer next PM; to step down as Finance Minister news only on The Edge Singapore.The decision was attributed to Heng’s age.

DPM Heng Swee Keat no longer next PM; to step down as Finance Minister | The Edge Singapore

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Heng Swee Keat steps aside as leader of the PAP’s 4G team after doubts over ‘am I the right person?’ | The Independent News

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SINGAPORE - Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat has decided to step aside as leader of the People's Action Party's fourth-generation (4G) team, and pave the way for a younger person with a longer runway to lead the country when Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong retires. Mr Heng, who turns 60 this year, cited the long-term and profound challenges of...SINGAPORE - Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat has decided to step aside as leader of the People's Action Party's fourth-generation (4G) team, and pave the way for a younger person with a longer runway to lead the country when Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong retires. Mr Heng, who turns 60 this year, cited the long-term and profound challenges of...

DPM Heng Swee Keat to step aside as leader of PAP's 4G team, setting back Singapore's succession plan after PM Lee Hsien Loong retires, Singapore News - AsiaOne

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