From neighbourhood schoolboy to Prime Minister: A look at Lawrence Wong's rise through the ranks



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From neighbourhood schoolboy to Prime Minister: A look at Lawrence Wong's rise through the ranks


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    • Taiwanese actor Ethan Juan wins best actor award on the same day his mother dies
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    • Welcome to the club: Sengkang sees first million-dollar resale flat
    • Daughter of Chinese tycoon snaps up $84 million GCB in Bin Tong Park
    • 'Deluded or what?' 5-room HDB flat in Toa Payoh listed for $2m leaves netizens baffled
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    • Another $1.5m all-time high for Bishan HDB flat in the same month
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    • 5-room DBSS in Natura Loft Bishan sells for $1.5m, highest sale in the estate
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