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Singapore election

Singapore PM's brother stays on sidelines as candidates start race

Ten opposition parties file nominations to challenge PAP in July 10 election

Lee Hsien Yang of the Progress Singapore Party speaks with voters on June 30. The same day, he said he would not run in the election because Singapore "does not need another Lee."   © Reuters

SINGAPORE -- Lee Hsien Yang, the estranged younger brother of Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and a rising opposition star, opted out of a run for office on Tuesday as parties nominated their candidates for the July 10 election.

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