27 Apr '18, 3am

S’pore’s 1st-ever female Cabinet minister lasted just 2 months because of a handshake https://t.co/4RNM9erT7E

S’pore’s 1st-ever female Cabinet minister lasted just 2 months because of a handshake https://t.co/4RNM9erT7E

The Cabinet reshuffle in Singapore occurred on April 24, 2018. Advertisement For the first time, three female ministers got to be at the helm of three different ministries. 2018 Cabinet reshuffle is a win for women, with a historic 3 female full ministers A momentous occasion While this is a momentous occasion for female leadership in Singapore, the first-ever female Cabinet minister had it rougher back in 1991: Her political career was cut short, no thanks to a handshake at the wet market. The short-lived legacy is all the more ignominious, considering the circumstances of the incident. The undoing of a political office holder involved, of all things, a perceived slight and an unnecessary rehashing of the incident by her own party leadership. Advertisement From biochemist to Parliament Seet Ai Mee, who is 75 in 2018, was a biochemist graduate who worked her way up to beco...

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