Lawrence Wong

Lawrence Wong

Prime Minister of Singapore since 2024
Lawrence Wong Shyun Tsai is a Singaporean politician, economist and former civil servant who has been serving as the fourth prime minister of Singapore since 15 May 2024 and the minister for finance since 2021.Wikipedia
BornDecember 18, 1972
HometownSingapore, Singapore

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Singapore's new PM promises change, says he'll 'never settle for the status quo'

  • Singapore's new Prime Minister Lawrence Wong has pledged to chart a distinct course for the nation’s future while upholding the legacy of his predecessors. Wong, 51, was sworn into office on May 15, becoming Singapore's fourth prime minister. Singaporean President Tharman Shanmugaratnam appointed Wong to succeed Lee Hsien Loong, marking the end of the Lee dynasty's half-century reign.


Singapore PM sworn in, in carefully planned succession

Singapore’s deputy leader Lawrence Wong was sworn in as the nation’s fourth prime minister on Wednesday in a carefully planned political succession designed to ensure continuity and stability in the Asian financial hub. A U.S.-trained economist, Wong, 51, succeeds Lee Hsien Loong, 72, who stepped down after two decades at the helm.
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