OPINION: The passing of an old guard - Seah Chiang Nee:

Dr Toh Chin Chye’s departure reminds Singaporeans of the political brilliance of past leaders. Unfortunately, few young people know who he was, let alone his achievements. THE passing of the PAP’s founding chairman has reminded Singa­­poreans of the country’s historical achievements under a different breed of leaders. Former Depu­ty Prime Minister Dr Toh Chin Chye died at 90 in his home, the fourth old guard leader to leave in the past six years. The others were Dr Goh Keng Swee, S. Rajaratnam and Lim Kim San, all men of passion and ability. On­­ly Lee Kuan Yew, 87, remains in politics.

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