Richard Hu Tsu Tau (Chinese: 胡赐道; pinyin: Hú Cìdào, born October 30, 1926) is a former Singaporean politician. A member of the People's Action Party (PAP), he served as the Minister of Finance for 16 years from 1985 to 2001 .

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  • Richard Hu Tsu Tau (Chinese: 胡赐道; pinyin: Hú Cìdào, born October 30, 1926) is a former Singaporean politician. A member of the People's Action Party (PAP), he served as the Minister of Finance for 16 years from 1985 to 2001 . He is currently the Chairman of the Singaporean property development company Capitaland, the largest real estate development company in Southeast Asia (by market capitalization), with its headquarters in Singapore.Hu obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from the University of California in the United States and subsequently pursued a postgraduate diploma and a doctorate degree in Chemical Engineering, both from the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom. He joined the Royal Dutch Shell Group of Companies in 1960 and rose to the position of Chairman and Chief Executive of this global company in Singapore. In 1983, Hu became the Managing Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC), holding both posts concurrently until 1984. Hu contested in the Kreta Ayer Single Member Constituency in 1984 General Elections and won the election. Following the elections, he became the Minister for Health for two years from 1985 to 1987 and the Minister of Finance for 16 years from 1985 to 2001.As the Minister of Finance, Hu introduced the Goods and Services Tax in 1993. As part of deregulation and reform of its financial and banking sectors, Hu oversaw the privatisation of the government-run Post Office Savings Bank (POSB) and the sale of POSB to the Development Bank of Singapore (DBS) in 1998.Hu joined the Board of CapitaLand on April 13, 2004 and was elected Chairman the same day. He is also the Chairman of GIC Real Estate Pte Ltd and Asia Financial Holdings Pte Ltd, as well as a member of the Board of the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC) and a Director of Buildfolio.Com.IncHu also served as the Chancellor of the Singapore Management University from July 2002 to August 2010.Hu is married to Irene Tan Dee Leng, and has one son (Jeremy) and one daughter (Geraldine). He is a Hakka Chinese.
  • 胡赐道博士,(1926年10月30日-),是新加坡的前政治家。他曾经于1985年至2001年间在新加坡人民行动党的政府出任财政部长。退出政坛后,出任新加坡地产发展公司嘉德置地的主席至今。胡博士从政17年,曾在1984年、1988年、1991年及1997年的大选中获得胜利。他于1984年时首度参选牛车水区国会议员,得票率达83.2%,是当时参加竞选时得票率最高的新候选人,当时他已58岁。 随后新加坡选举采用集选区制,在较后成为了牛车水-东陵集选区的议员。在1984年大选后不久,他出任新加坡贸易与工业部长兼新加坡金融管理局和新加坡货币局主席。1985年5月,他被调任为财政部长兼卫生部长。后来他卸下卫生部的职责,担任财政部长至2001年长达16年。胡博士与配偶陈迪玲(译音)育有一男一女。他是新加坡客家华裔。
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  • 胡赐道博士,(1926年10月30日-),是新加坡的前政治家。他曾经于1985年至2001年间在新加坡人民行动党的政府出任财政部长。退出政坛后,出任新加坡地产发展公司嘉德置地的主席至今。胡博士从政17年,曾在1984年、1988年、1991年及1997年的大选中获得胜利。他于1984年时首度参选牛车水区国会议员,得票率达83.2%,是当时参加竞选时得票率最高的新候选人,当时他已58岁。 随后新加坡选举采用集选区制,在较后成为了牛车水-东陵集选区的议员。在1984年大选后不久,他出任新加坡贸易与工业部长兼新加坡金融管理局和新加坡货币局主席。1985年5月,他被调任为财政部长兼卫生部长。后来他卸下卫生部的职责,担任财政部长至2001年长达16年。胡博士与配偶陈迪玲(译音)育有一男一女。他是新加坡客家华裔。
  • Richard Hu Tsu Tau (Chinese: 胡赐道; pinyin: Hú Cìdào, born October 30, 1926) is a former Singaporean politician. A member of the People's Action Party (PAP), he served as the Minister of Finance for 16 years from 1985 to 2001 .
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