In delivering the keynote address at the May Day Rally on his first day as Deputy Prime Minister, Mr Heng Swee Keat signalled to unionists the importance he places on the relationship between the People's Action Party (PAP) and NTUC.
His promotion to sole DPM at last week's Cabinet reshuffle had sent a clear message to the public that he is Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's successor.
Please subscribe or log in to continue reading the full article. Learn more about ST PREMIUM.
We have been experiencing some problems with subscriber log-ins and apologise for the inconvenience caused. Until we resolve the issues, subscribers need not log in to access ST Digital articles. But a log-in is still required for our PDFs.