DPM Wong sidesteps salary review question in BBC Interview amidst political scandals

In a BBC interview addressing recent corruption and affair scandals, Deputy Prime Minister Lawrence Wong sidestepped questions about potential reviews of Singapore’s ministerial salaries – often cited as among the highest in the world.

Despite the pressing nature of the query, Wong offered no concrete answer, instead pivoting to reiterate the government’s existing principles and the distinct nature of the upcoming Presidential Election, leaving the issue of high ministerial pay unresolved.