SINGAPORE: The Republic’s new Cabinet was sworn in on Thursday evening (Oct 1) at the Istana, three days after Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced the lineup. SINGAPORE – Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced Singapore’s new Cabinet on Monday (Sept 28).Mr Teo Chee Hean and Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam continue to be Deputy Prime Ministers, but they are also appointed as Coordinating Ministers, who will oversee a handful of related Ministries. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loon announces the new Cabinet line-up on Sept 28, 2015.
SINGAPORE – Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Monday that he is moving boldly to put members of the fourth-generation leadership in positions of heavy responsibility so that a new team can be ready to take over from him shortly after the next General Election. Speaking at a press conference to announce the new Cabinet following the Sept 11 polls, where the ruling PAP won 69. SINGAPORE – Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Monday (Sept 28) announced a renewed and restructured Cabinet with the aim of readying a team to lead Singapore soon after the next general election. The new Cabinet is one of the youngest in recent history, with over half under 55 years of age. The new Cabinet for Singapore was sworn in on Thursday (1 Oct), just 4 days after Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong unveiled his 4th Cabinet.
Singapore has named Heng Swee Keat its finance minister, replacing Tharman Shanmugaratnam, who will remain deputy prime minister and maintain an important economic role after a spate of weak indicators. Just over two weeks after a decisive election victory for the ruling People’s Action Party (PAP), Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced a new cabinet on Monday. Singapore PM announces new cabinet line-up—Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Monday announced a new cabinet, including newly- introduced coordinating ministers, and the new government will be sworn in on Thursday.
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Leadership Changes to Singapore China Bilateral Business Councils with New Cabinet. Font SizeDecrease fontsizeIncrease fontsize. Now to Singapore and the return of the House of Lee Tomorrow Lee Hsien Loong the son of Singapores political patriarch Lee Kuan Yu will be sworn in as Singapores third Prime Minister His predece. Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong (center) is seated with members of his new Cabinet (from left to right): Ng Chee Meng, Acting Minister for Education (Schools) and Senior Minister of State for Transport; Josephine Teo, Senior Minister of State, Prime Minister s Office, Foreign Affairs and Transport; Khaw Boon Wan, Coordinating Minister for Infrastructure and Minister for Transport; Teo Chee Hean, Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for National Security; Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Economic and Social Policies; Heng Swee Keat, Minister for Finance; Masagos Zulkifli, Minister for Environment and Water Resources; Ong Ye Kung, Acting Minister for Education (Higher Education and Skills) and Senior Minister of State for Defence, in Singapore, Monday. A new committee will be set up to look at how Singapore can continue creating opportunities and help workers and businesses adapt amid a weaker global economy and a leaner workforce. Group photograph of Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew (right) and his cabinet outside City Hall after the swearing-in of the new government of Singapore. Ministry of Information and the Arts Collection, courtesy of National Archives of Singapore. Less than three weeks after a landslide general election win by the ruling party, Singapore announced a new Cabinet structure Monday, Sept.