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The Edge Singapore7/10/2017 08:00 AM GMT+08  • 5 min read
Will Singapore change its foreign policy stance?
SINGAPORE (July 10): Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong ended two days of debate in Parliament on the dispute over 38 Oxley Road expressing hope of an eventual rapprochement with his siblings.
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SINGAPORE (July 10): Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong ended two days of debate in Parliament on the dispute over 38 Oxley Road expressing hope of an eventual rapprochement with his siblings.

During his speech, he recalled the emotional week he endured following his father’s passing in March 2015, turning misty-eyed as he remembered his own eulogy at the state funeral: “When I recounted how when I was about 13, my father had told me: ‘If anything happens to me, please take care of your mother, and your younger sister and brother.’”

Singapore was in the throes of separation from Malaysia when the elder Lee made those fatherly comments to his eldest son. “My father did not tell me, but he knew his life was in danger,” PM Lee recalled in Parliament this past week.

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