31 Jan '18, 12pm

DPM Tharman’s epic wall-of-text interview on S’pore social issues, summarised in 60 seconds https://t.co/Bm7bCCf9hD

If there’s one thing The Straits Times might’ve learned from interviewing Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Economic and Social Policies, it would be this: Don’t get him started on social issues such as social mobility, ageing, healthcare and education. That’s because he’s so passionate about each one of them that when he starts talking, he’ll go on and on and it’ll become almost impolite to interrupt him with your questions. Advertisement This is quite likely what happened during a recent interview he did with the newspaper , that was published on Sunday. He had so much to say and his answers were so lengthy that it had to be edited in a transcript published on the Prime Minister’s Office website — with only eight and a half of ST’s questions appearing after a really lengthy chunk of his answers. Eight and a half, because this loo...

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