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Tharman to cover as Finance Minister after Heng Swee Keat suffers stroke

Mr Heng remains in intensive care after neurosurgery

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Mr Heng also chairs the Committee on the Future Economy, which is charting Singapore's economic transition.

Singapore

SINGAPORE'S Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam will be covering the duties of Finance Minister after Heng Swee Keat - a core member of Singapore's slate of fourth-generation leaders - remains under intensive care after suffering a stroke.

In a statement issued