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ESM Goh presents biography to President Halimah; says PM Lee will launch the book

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Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong has revealed that Prime Minister will launch his biography on Thursday, as he presented a copy of the book to President Halimah Yacob.

Sharing a photo of himself giving President Halimah a copy of the book, ESM Goh wrote on Facebook, last Friday: “This afternoon, I presented a copy of my biography, Tall Order, by Peh Shing Huei, to President Halimah Yacob. The book will be launched on 8 November by Prime Minister .”

Written by former journalist Peh Shing Huei, the authorised biography entitled Tall Order: The Goh Chok Tong Story covers Goh’s life until the point he becomes the nation’s second Prime Minister in 1990.

A second part is expected to cover the rest of Goh’s life and career after he succeeded founding PM to become head of Government.

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The biography, which is presently available at all major bookshelves, garnered immense hype after excerpts covering Goh’s thoughts on , his family members and veteran opposition figures were released online:

https://theindependent.sg.sg/esm-goh-reveals-he-approached-ho-ching-to-join-politics-but-lee-hsien-loong-and-singapore-would-be-against-it/

https://theindependent.sg.sg/lee-kuan-yew-suggested-that-lee-wei-ling-should-join--but-lee-hsien-loong-was-against-it-esm-goh-chok-tong/

https://theindependent.sg.sg/i-thought-of-hsien-yang-for-politics-but-he-would-be-outshone-by-his-brother-goh-chok-tong/

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https://theindependent.sg.sg/did-goh-chok-tongs-dig-at-lee-kuan-yew-and-lee-hsien-loong-spark-renewed-leadership-succession-talk/

https://theindependent.sg.sg/goh-chok-tong-says-his--cohort-wanted-to-give-anson-cc-to-jb-jeyaretnam-but-lee-kuan-yew-and-old-guard-rejected-idea/

https://theindependent.sg.sg/esm-goh-regards-chiam-see-tong-and-low-thia-khiang-as-friends-but-says-he-would-not-speak-to-chee-soon-juan/Follow us on Social Media

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