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Singapore's new prime minister Lawrence Wong will take office on May 15

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Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will step down on May 15 and hand over power to Deputy Prime Minister Lawrence Wong who will become the nation’s fourth prime minister, Singapore’s Prime Minister Office said on Monday. Lee will relinquish his office to formally advise the President to appoint Wong to succeed him. DPM Wong has the unanimous support of the PAP MPs.