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Goh Chok Tong, Low Thia Khiang exit politics as parties gear up for new battles

Low's exit, along with Png Eng Huat, Chen Show Mao, seen as a big test for WP

Mr Goh (left) is stepping down after almost 50 years in politics, while Mr Low was the longest-serving opposition parliamentarian in Singapore.


NEW candidates continued to be introduced on Thursday for the general election, but political watchers also drew significance from the departure of two heavyweights from the arena - opposition leader Low Thia Khiang and former prime minister Goh Chok Tong.

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