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IMDA chief to step down in lead-up to general election

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TAN Kiat How, chief executive of the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), will step down on Saturday, June 20.

He is the latest in a string of senior public servants to have recently left their posts. Party sources have tipped them to enter politics under the banner of the ruling People's Action Party in the upcoming general election, with Mr Tan possibly fielded in East Coast GRC.

The constituency, which was hotly contested by the Workers' Party in previous elections, is expected to see two MPs leave - Lim Swee Say and Lee Yi Shyan.

Mr Tan was a guest speaker in a webinar on digitalisation for East Coast residents and MPs on June 13. Earlier this month, he also took part in a webinar...

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