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Singapore's new prime minister vows to 'lead in our own way' as Lee dynasty ends after half-century

May. 15, 2024 21:24 PM EDT

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Singapore’s new Prime Minister Lawrence Wong vowed to make “tomorrow better than today” as he took his oath of office Wednesday in a carefully planned political succession designed to ensure stability in the Asian financial hub. A U.S.-trained...

Indonesian and Singaporean leaders hold annual talks, joined this year by their successors

Apr. 29, 2024 05:48 AM EDT

BOGOR, Indonesia (AP) — Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Monday celebrated the countries' continued cooperation at their seventh and final Leaders' Retreat in Jakarta, an annual meeting between the two Southeast Asian leaders that was also...