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Singapore PM's remarks on Indian MPs: MEA summons envoy

February 18, 2022 10:01 am

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong had invoked India’s first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru while arguing how democracy should work in the city-state during a passionate debate in Parliament.

Singapore PM warns that fight against terrorism 'is far from over'

September 11, 2021 9:41 am

Lee Hsien Loong highlighted how this year in Singapore, the authorities arrested two self-radicalised Singaporean youths who were preparing lone-wolf attacks -- one on a synagogue and the other on a mosque.

Amid racist incidents, new law to come up on racial harmony in Singapore

September 05, 2021 9:00 am

An upcoming law on racial harmony will likely introduce new sanctions, including non-punitive ones, to try and shape social behaviour and norms, said Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam on Saturday.

Hope Afghanistan doesn't become 'epicentre of terrorism' again: Singapore PM Lee

August 23, 2021 5:06 pm

Lee, at a press conference here along with visiting US Vice President Kamala Harris, said that America's intervention in the region 20 years ago has stopped terrorist groups from using Afghanistan as a safe base.

Can't slacken in efforts to check COVID-19, says Singapore PM

May 20, 2021 10:20 am

Stressing the need for global cooperation to mitigate supply chain disruptions, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong warned that it would be "very harmful" for every country to make everything onshore.

Singapore PM receives first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

January 08, 2021 11:31 am

Lee Hsien Loong said broader vaccinations of healthcare workers from public institutions would start on Friday, followed by the elderly next month.

Coronavirus is not the deadliest disease that can befall mankind: Singapore PM

September 03, 2020 5:29 pm

Lee Hsien Loong said that coronavirus will not be Singapore's last public health crisis, and the country should apply lessons it has learnt in managing this disease to prepare for future pandemics.

Singapore's ruling People's Action Party wins general election

July 11, 2020 8:14 am

Lee, 68, was re-elected from his Group Representation Constituency (GRC) of Ang Mo Kio. The prime minister led his party's GRC team of Gan Thiam Poh, Darryl David, Ng Ling Ling and Nadia Ahmad Samdin.

Donald Trump meets Singapore PM; hopes 'nice' outcome from summit with Kim Jong

June 11, 2018 1:19 pm

Donald Trump and Kim Jong are set to meet tomorrow at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa for talks which could see North Korea dismantle its nuclear arsenal in return for economic help and security guarantees.

Ahead of Trump-Kim meet, US President to hold bilateral meetings with Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong

June 11, 2018 7:39 am

The meeting between the two leaders will be followed by expanded bilateral meetings and a working lunch.