Lee Hsien Loong

Najib says Malaysia-Singapore jousting is over. Is it really? | This Week In Asia | South China Morning Post

In a different era, the tempestuous weather that gripped Singapore and Malaysia this month would have been the perfect metaphor of the bilateral …

News (China)

Steve Bannon’s two-faced antics have burned his bridges – to US and Beijing | This Week In Asia | South China Morning Post

In China, the meteoric rise and fall of Donald Trump’s former confidant and chief strategist Steve Bannon in a span of just 17 months is more than …

China

Human Rights Watch: New restrictions in Singapore limit critical voices

Rights Record on Free Expression, Assembly Worsens (New York, January 18, 2018) – Singapore’s government imposed further restrictions on free speech …

Rights & Freedoms

Johoreans welcome reduced travel time with upcoming JB-Singapore RTS Link

KUALA LUMPUR: Johor residents told Channel NewsAsia they are looking forward to a rail project which will connect Johor Baru to Singapore in 30 …

RSAF to mark 50 years with flypast, heartland exhibitions

January 18, 2018 5:00 AM<br>An aerial flypast of more than 20 aircraft over the Marina Bay area during the National Day weekend will be one of the key …

Singapore

Malaysia's Najib criticizes Singapore ties under Mahathir

SINGAPORE — Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak praised his country’s relationship with neighbouring Singapore on Tuesday, but added a jibe for his …

Lee Kuan Yew

Singapore – Malaysia metro agreement signed

ASIA: A bilateral agreement setting out how the Johor Bahru – Singapore Rapid Transit System Link cross-border metro project is to be undertaken was …

Singapore

Toll charges at Second Link may be revised to ease congestion at Causeway: Najib

Malaysia will consider revising toll charges at the Second Link in a bid to make the bridge more attractive to users and also reduce congestion at …

Singapore

Mild approach pays off for China in East Asia, Western Pacific

Strictly speaking, China's strategy in East Asia and the Western Pacific is the most important part of the country's overall strategic layout. Some …

News (China)

In full: Joint statement by PM Lee, Najib after Singapore-Malaysia Leaders' Retreat

SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his Malaysian counterpart Najib Razak on Tuesday (Jan 16) issued a joint statement reaffirming …

Singapore

Malaysia-Singapore ties tested by high-speed rail contract

KUALA LUMPUR/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The leaders of Malaysia and Singapore are expected to discuss plans for a high-speed rail project linking their countries during summit talks on Tuesday, as a deadline to award the multi-billion dollar project nears.<p>The high-speed rail valued by analysts at about …

China

COMMENT: Singapore's political succession in a disruptive world

One piece at a time, the jigsaw puzzle that is Singapore’s political succession is falling into place.<p>We know that Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong …

Singapore

How the joint venture behind Marina One and Duo came to be

SINGAPORE - The projects Marina One in Marina Bay and Duo in Bugis arose from a historic land swop deal in 2010 between Singapore and Malaysia.<p>The …

Singapore

PM Lee, Najib officially launch Marina One and Duo; 70% of office space taken up

SINGAPORE: More than 70 per cent of the office space at Marina One and Duo had been taken up before its official launch on Monday (Jan 15). Both …

Singapore

Marina One, Duo 'symbols of strong Singapore-KL ties'

In the heart of Singapore's Marina Bay district, a gleaming complex of steel and glass buildings soar 30 storeys high.<p>Last evening, Marina One was …

Singapore

Singapore, Malaysia to conduct joint study of Johor River to conserve Linggiu Reservoir stock

SINGAPORE: Ministers and officials from both sides of the Causeway are working closely to ensure sufficient water supply from the Johor River for …

Water

PM Najib starts retreat with meeting PM Lee at Istana

SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak starts the Malaysia-Singapore Leaders’ Retreat today with a four-eye meeting with his counterpart, …

Malaysia

Tamil Nadu celebrates Pongal with fervour; Ram Nath Kovind, Narendra Modi take to Twitter to mark harvest festival - Firstpost

<b>Chennai:</b> People across Tamil Nadu on Sunday celebrated the harvest festival of Pongal thanking rain, sun and farm animals.<p>People got up early, put on …

India

Making her own mark

When Chew Gek Khim first joined the family business, she didn't know how to read accounts.<p>But she told herself: "Okay, never mind, I have to do it. …

Singapore

SG Cares phone app to showcase social causes, promote volunteerism: PM Lee

SINGAPORE - It will soon be easier for Singaporeans to sign up as volunteers or donate with the launch of an app by SG Cares, the national movement …

Singapore

Act of volunteering will help foster better Singapore: PM Lee

SINGAPORE: The act of volunteering will help to foster a better Singapore where no one is left behind, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on …

Singapore

Commentary: The Government needs to do more to bridge the class divide, but so do we

SINGAPORE: Examine your social circle.<p>If you come from an elite school, it’s likely most of your friends, even in adulthood, come from one of those …

Singapore

Singapore to focus on themes of resilience, innovation as ASEAN chairman

SINGAPORE: Singapore will focus on strengthening the collective resilience of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) as well as promoting …

Singapore

15 Books You Should Be Reading In 2018, As Recommended By Singapore’s Leaders

“When was the last time you read a good book?” This was the question posed by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong during the launch of the National …

Singapore

Get a taste of ASEAN at this weekend’s festival at Bishan-AMK Park

SINGAPORE: Fancy going on a quick culinary trip around Southeast Asia? You don’t have to book a plane ticket – you can just drop by Bishan-Ang Mo Kio …

Singapore

Chan Chun Sing lays out key leadership qualities needed for Singapore’s future

SINGAPORE: Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office Chan Chun Sing on Thursday (Jan 11) shared his thoughts about leadership traits needed to steer …

Leadership

Asean and the children of Gowri

The Asian Civilisations Museum in Singapore has a section on ancient Asia's trade routes that reminds us that the continent was once dominated by two …

Opinion

Inside Number One Observatory Circle, the often overlooked but stunning vice president's residence where the Pences live

Almost everyone knows the White House, but few people know that the vice president has an official residence of his own.<p>Vice President Mike Pence and his family currently live at Number One Observatory Circle, located on the grounds of the US Naval Observatory in Washington, DC.<p>The private complex …

U.S. Politics

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Singapore

Singapore Authorities Ban Documentary on Palestinian Teen Activists for ‘Skewed Narrative’

The documentary ‘‘Radiance of Resistance’ was released in 2016. Photo from the Facebook page of the documentary<p>A documentary focusing on the life of …

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