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PAP founding member, ex-political detainee Fong Swee Suan dies, aged 85

In 1961, he left party with Lim Chin Siong and others to form Barisan Sosialis

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Mr Fong died last Saturday. He was suffering from liver cirrhosis and had been in and out of hospital for treatment over the past three months.

Singapore

FORMER leftist trade unionist and political detainee Fong Swee Suan, a founding member of the People's Action Party (PAP), died last Saturday at the age of 85. He was suffering from liver cirrhosis and had been in and out of hospital for treatment over the past three months.

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