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Tharman again rules himself out of the running for prime minister

Aware of sentiment on the ground that he's the top choice for the job, he reiterates that it's not his ambition to be Singapore's next leader
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 05:50
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Mr Tharman watching Parliamentary Secretary for Trade and Industry Low Yen Ling try out a new electric scooter by homegrown firm Wong Fong Industries. With a full charge after just 30 minutes, the vehicle can cover a distance of about 100km on flat ground.

Singapore

THE man whom many Singaporeans would like to be the country's next prime minister has "categorically" ruled himself out of the running for the top job.

Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam told reporters on Wednesday that he was aware of the sentiment on the