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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.

Singapore PM says will reshuffle cabinet to support his successor

February 27, 2018 3:02 pm

Lee, the eldest son of Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew and the city-state's third prime minister since independence in 1965, said in October he would be ready to step down in a couple of years

Malayalee community contributed significantly to Singapore: PM Lee

September 30, 2017 11:19 am

"The Malayalee community has shown how we can turn diversity into our strength. Singapore needs to do the same on a national level, with our different races and religions," Channel News Asia quoted Lee as saying.

Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong's siblings accuse him of abusing power, threaten to go to court

July 06, 2017 9:31 am

The siblings of Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong issued a seven-page rejoinder on Thursday to his statement to parliament earlier this week, reiterating accusations that he had abused his power in a dispute over their late father's home.

Feud heats up between Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and siblings

June 14, 2017 4:20 pm

Dr. Lee Wei Ling, a well-known neurosurgeon and her brother, business executive Lee Hsien Yang, claim that the prime minister had obtained a document and lobbied a government committee in hopes of preserving the house, which was built on prime land.

Singapore should 'manage' population inflow carefully: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong

May 27, 2017 3:01 pm

About 30,000 babies are born as citizens every year and, to top up, about 20,000 foreigners become new citizens annually.