How the 4G political leadership can build trust with my generation of youth

The relationship must be based on interdependence and respect for each other's roles

In 2019 Singapore, two processes of coming of age are taking place simultaneously.

The first of these is the political coming of age of the so-called fourth-generation or 4G political leadership, a transition in progress which recently reached a significant milestone - the appointment of Mr Heng Swee Keat as Deputy Prime Minister (DPM).

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 23, 2019, with the headline 'How the 4G generation can build trust with my generation of youth'. Print Edition | Subscribe