Singapore swears in its first new PM in two decades

By Xinghui Kok
Updated May 15 2024 - 10:35pm, first published 10:29pm
Lawrence Wong has been sworn in as Singapore's first prime minister born after it won independence. (AP PHOTO)
Lawrence Wong has been sworn in as Singapore's first prime minister born after it won independence. (AP PHOTO)

Lawrence Wong has been sworn in as Singapore's first new prime minister in 20 years and only its fourth leader since independence, capping off a carefully calibrated power transfer aimed at ensuring continuity in the wealthy city-state.

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