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Singapore ruling party, stung by poll setback, faces succession questions

Reuters

12 Jul 2020, 1:06 am

Updated a year ago

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Singapore's ruling party, stung by its worst-ever election results, on Saturday signalled a possible delay to its meticulous succession plans, and analysts foresaw other policy changes that could affect the international business hub.

The People's Action Party secured 83 of 93 parliamentary seats in Friday's election - a resounding win by international standards - but its share of the popular vote dropped near a record low, while the opposition won an unprecedented 10 seats.

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