SINGAPORE: Major rail disruptions such as the flooding at Bishan and a train collision last week at Joo Koon have shaken public confidence, and should not have happened, said Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong . "But they have, and we must learn the right lessons from them, get to the root of the problems, and put things right," said Lee on Sunday at the annual People's Action Party convention here.
Speaking to activists at the annual PAP convention, Mr Lee said that Singapore will have to press on with plans to restructure the economy. SINGAPORE: Singapore's economic growth could exceed 3 per cent in 2017, higher than previous forecasts of 2 to 3 per cent.
Mr Samuel Ong was presented with a Letter of Appreciation from Officer-in-Charge of Community Policing Unit, ASP Leonard Chan from Bedok South NPC. SINGAPORE: Navy regular Samuel Ong was on his way to work at Changi Naval Base on Oct 31 when he saw a young man standing over close behind a girl in secondary school uniform.
SINGAPORE: A heavy downpour on Saturday afternoon caused flash floods at Yishun and along Mandai Road, said national water agency PUB. In warned in a Facebook post at about 4.45pm that water level at Yishun Avenue 2, Yishun Avenue 5 as well as Mandai Road had risen, and there was a "high flood risk".
Co-founder Daniel Kam says his start-up hopes to introduce its "digital piggy bank platform" to Singapore by "mid- to end-2018". Bucket Technologies co-founder Daniel Kam says his start-up is aiming to remove physical coins from the payments ecosystem.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivers his address during the 70th anniversary of the end of British colonial rule, at the historic Red Fort in New Delhi. SINGAPORE: India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver the keynote address at the Shangri-La Dialogue on Jun 1 next year, the International Institute for Strategic Studies announced on Thursday .
Former U.S. President Barack Obama arrives at the ASEAN Gala Dinner at the National Convention Center in Vientiane, Laos, Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016.
WASHINGTON/BEIJING, Nov. 15 -- As Air Force One touched down at Joint Base Andrews in the U.S. state of Maryland Tuesday night, U.S. President Donald Trump ended his first Asian trip, also the longest one by an American president in the past 25 years. Showing U.S. interest in the region, Trump's multi-tasked tour also advocated "America First" by putting an overemphasis on bilateral trade, touted the "Indo-Pacific" policy and reassured allies.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte links hands with ASEAN leaders and delegates during the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations Summit in Manila, Philippines, November 13, 2017. REUTERS/Ezra Acayan/Pool The 10-nation bloc adopted today a declaration "to strengthen the commitment of ASEAN member-states to cooperate at the regional level in preventing and combating cybercrime."
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with the media after participating in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit in Manila, Philippines, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addresses the ASEAN-Canada 40th Commemorative session in Manila, Philippines, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017.
Leaders from left to right, Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, U.S. President Donald Trump, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong pose for a family photo during the ASEAN-U.S. Summit in Manila, Philippines on Monday Nov. 13, 2017. Leaders from left to right, Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, U.S. President Donald Trump, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong pose for a family photo during the ASEAN-U.S. Summit in Manila, Philippines on Monday Nov. 13, 2017.
New Delhi , Nov 14 : Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is scheduled to leave for two-day official visit to Singapore tonight. During his stint in Singapore, the finance minister will look to re-enforce close ties between India and Singapore building upon the shared history, rooted in strong commercial, culture and people-to-people links.
Minister for Defence Ng Eng Hen inspecting the Guard of Honour at the commissioning of the second and third littoral mission vessels, RSS Sovereignty and RSS Unity. SINGAPORE: Two more littoral mission vessels from the Republic of Singapore Navy have become fully operational, with a commissioning ceremony held at Changi Naval Base on Tuesday .
SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has paid tribute to the late unionist Cyrille Tan in a condolence letter to his wife, Joanna. In a letter dated Nov 13, Mr Lee noted that the former Nominated Member of Parliament dedicated his life to serving the labour movement and the nation.
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Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong speaks at a special sitting of parliament in Singapore July 3, 2017. Pic: Reuters NETIZENS in Singapore have launched a petition to initiate a live video feed of parliamentary sessions to see their highly-paid representatives 'do their jobs' amid growing demand for greater transparency and accountability in the tiny rich nation.
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and ASEAN at the 20th ASEAN-China summit. MANILA: Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Monday that ASEAN member states have agreed to officially start negotiations with China on a code of conduct that will govern how South China Sea disputes are handled.