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Lee Hsien Loong

First hints on who could become next Singapore prime minister

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Singapore’s ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) will likely name finance minister Heng Swee Keat as its first assistant secretary general, media said on November...
Thailand takes over ASEAN chairmanship

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The chairmanship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) was formally turned over on November 15, with Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong...
EU, Singapore ink free trade and investment pact

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Just shortly after a similar deal with Vietnam was settled, the European Union (EU) and Singapore signed free-trade and investment protection agreements in Brussels...
US-China tensions a problem for ASEAN, says Singapore PM

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Three Vietnamese cities added to proposed ASEAN smart cities network

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Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang in Vietnam will be part of the network of smart cities in the Association of Southeast...
Singapore’s economy picks up steam

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Singapore's gross domestic product expanded 3.5 per cent in 2017, backed by "the global economic upswing" and improved productivity, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong...
Singapore set to hike taxes

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Singapore will be raising its taxes as money demand from the government grows for spending on infrastructure and social services such as healthcare, said...
Brunei diplomat to become new ASEAN Secretary-General

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Lim Jock Hoi, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Brunei, has been appointed as the next Secretary-General of the...
Trump invites Thai, Philippine, Singapore leaders to White House

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US President Donald Trump in calls with Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on...
The search is on for Singapore’s new prime minister

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Six men are in the running to become the next prime minister of Singapore after the next general election, which must be held by...
Kuala Lumpur-Singapore high-speed train project kicked off

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Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his Malaysian counterpart Najib Razak formally agreed on July 19 to jointly construct a high-speed rail link...
Singapore needs to transform its economy – urgently: PM

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Singapore must go forward with the urgent task of transforming its economy in order to provide more opportunities for workers and their families to...
Singapore puts infrastructure projects on hold to reduce foreign worker influx

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Singapore is delaying the construction of infrastructure projects worth around $1.6 billion to limit demand for migrant labour and assuage simmering anger over immigration....
Singapore plans second LNG terminal

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Singapore is planning to build a second liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal, while expanding the capacity of the first terminal. Prime Minister Lee Hsien...
Singapore couples asked to have more babies

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Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on January 30 urged young couples to get off to a "galloping start" in the Year of the...
Bad performance for Singapore developers

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Singapore’s property developers posted the worst performance on the benchmark Straits Times Index in 2013 after recording the biggest gains in 2012 as property...
Singapore hit by first riot in decades

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Hundreds of South Asian workers clashed with police in Singapore after being enraged by a fatal road accident in a rare case of public...
Philippines suffers Anonymous cyber attacks

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The infamous hacker group Anonymous has been unleashing cyber-attacks and defacing websites belonging to Australian businesses and Philippine government agencies, no more than a...