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Latest Cabinet reshuffle sends a clear signal, and reflects the Singapore way

Yesterday's Cabinet reshuffle saw few changes, but it was a significant milestone in Singapore's leadership renewal.

There was only one promotion - Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat will become Deputy Prime Minister from May 1, while retaining his finance portfolio and other key appointments like chairing the National Research Foundation.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 24, 2019, with the headline 'Latest reshuffle sends a clear signal, and reflects the Singapore way'. Subscribe