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Singapore deputy PM warns opposition on exploiting social splits

Heng Swee Keat says country not immune to divisions seen elsewhere

The influx of foreigners into Singapore has been a subject for heated debate at previous elections, with opposition parties playing to concerns that the livelihoods of Singaporeans are at stake   © Reuters

SINGAPORE -- With Singapore widely expected to hold a general election this year, Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat on Monday warned political parties not to use "divisive rhetoric" to gain support.

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