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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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Lifestyle

Lifestyle
    • Over 300 stalls, 3.5 years in the making: He created a country-wide map recommending bak chor mee
    • 'He retained his agency and independence till the very end': Sim Lim Tower ice cream cart hawker dies aged 92
    • Newly opened Anchorvale Village Hawker Centre in Sengkang includes Michelin-Selected and heritage stalls
    • Future of Balmoral Bakery, old-school shop with 59-year history, uncertain as owner ponders retirement
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Digicult
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Money

Money
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