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


    • 'Respectfully, jaw is on the floor': Netizens gush over PM Lawrence Wong's wife at swearing-in ceremony
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    • Singaporean with tampered passport arrested at Philippine airport over escorting 'illegal' worker
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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
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