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Reworking of TPP to exclude US could see progress by Apec summit: PM Lee

Singapore will work to enrich ties with China as the Republic takes its turn as Asean chairman next year, he says

The interview with CNBC also touched on Singapore's leadership renewal. Prime Minister Lee said that the country's next Prime Minister is very likely already in the Cabinet, but that it would take a while to work out who it will be.


PRIME Minister Lee Hsien Loong is hoping that developments on a new framework for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) - one that excludes the United States - will emerge by November's Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) leaders' summit in Vietnam.

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