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NATIONAL DAY RALLY

PM Lee on medical leave until Aug 29

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 05:50
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Tests showed PM Lee has no heart abnormalities and did not have a stroke; his unsteadiness on stage came from a transient drop in blood pressure, caused by prolonged standing, exhaustion and dehydration.

Singapore

PRIME Minister Lee Hsien Loong is on medical leave for a week on the advice of his doctors, his office said in a statement on Monday afternoon.

Mr Lee, who experienced a brief fainting spell on Sunday during the National Day Rally, will return to work on Aug 29. Deputy