Senior Minister, Prime Minister's Office Chok Tong Goh of Singapore

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Goh is married to Tan Choo Leng and they have a twin son and daughter.
Education in Singapore and the United StatesAs Goh was born in Singapore in 1941, he was an infant during the Japanese occupation years of 1942-1945.
Like Lee Kuan Yew, Goh was educated at Raffles Institution.
His father was from Min Nan Yongchun, Quanzhou, Goh was born into a Singaopore Hokkien family.
In 1969, Goh was seconded to the Neptune Orient Lines (NOL) as a Planning and Projects Manager.
In the 1976 Singapore general election, at the age of thirty-five, Goh was elected as Member of Parliament for Marine Parade constituency, as a People's Action Party (PAP) candidate.
however Goh was selected by the second generation of PAP leaders that included Tony Tan, S Dhanabalan, and Ong Teng Cheong, and Lee accepted their decision.
Goh was initially written off by critics as a weak, transitionary figure, and a seat-warmer for Lee Hsien Loong.
As Prime Minister, Goh was seen as having a more open-minded and consultative style of leadership, compared to his predecessor.
After a number of threats of Islamist terrorism in Singapore, Goh met local Islamic religious leaders in 2004, and made a visit to Iran, where he met the Iranian president, Mohammad Khatami, and visited local mosques.
In the Singapore general election, 2006, Goh was tasked to help the PAP win back the two opposition wards of Hougang and Potong Pasir.
In 2006, Goh was briefly considered for the job as United Nations Secretary-General.
Goh joined the Administrative Service of the Singapore Government in 1964 where he served in the Economic Planning Unit.
Goh was elected in December 1976 member of Parliament.
That his predecessor, Lee Kuan Yew, publicly said Goh was not his first choice to take over did not help matters.
Even so, Goh was widely derided as a mere seat-warmer in the premiership, passing the time until Lee's brainy son, "B.
There was soon talk of the fledgling PM resigning, and Goh was obliged to issue a rebuttal.
Since then, Goh has clawed his way back.
PAP) candidates win election easily.
Singapore? Adding to political cynicism can't be good for our republic.
members to the South East Community Development Council (CDC.
Mr Goh has gained praise for introducing a more tolerant tone into Singapore's public life.
Also, the fact that Goh is currently married to Tan Choo Leng.
there's a fairly empty couple of sentences, in which Goh is quoted as asking a question that is in itself insignificant, the significance being in the answer, which isn't given.
More detail about the supposed threats and about what Goh said is probably all that's needed for the first part, and the second part is dealt with by what you've said here.
Mr Goh said in such uncertain times, human capital and talent is crucial in driving economic growth.
Goh was already a prominent member of the ruling People's Action Party (PAP), having served as senior minister for trade and industry, finance, and health, among other positions.
was independent, in fact, ever since before it was independent.
Prime Minister Goh is also one of the most vocal and experienced leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian nations or ASEAN.
Prime Minister Goh has an unassuming presence.
the area of freedom for innovation.
Importance instead is still placed around the core executive, which under Goh has been diversified.
Agencia Portuguesa para o Investimento (API.