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Channel NewsAsia
Second-highest number of citizen marriages in ‘more than a decade’ in 2015: Josephine TeoSINGAPORE: There were 23,805 citizen marriages last year, making it the second-
Second-highest number of citizen marriages in ‘more than a decade’ in 2015: Josephine Teo
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 18 hours ago
SINGAPORE: There were 23,805 citizen marriages last year, making it the second-highest “in more than a decade”, said Senior Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office Josephine Teo on Saturday (Feb 13). In her blogpost, Mrs Teo said the number... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Home Team Academy, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy team up to train leadersSINGAPORE: The Home Team Academy (HTA) and the National University of Singapore
Home Team Academy, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy team up to train leaders
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
SINGAPORE: The Home Team Academy (HTA) and the National University of Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (LKY School) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Thursday (Feb 11). Under the MoU, HTA and LKY School will collaborate... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dr Muniini, Uganda Is Not PhilippinesDr Muniini K. Mulera, a seasoned columnist with this newspaper, wrote in his co
Dr Muniini, Uganda Is Not Philippines
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Dr Muniini K. Mulera, a seasoned columnist with this newspaper, wrote in his column titled: "United citizens can peacefully overwhelm a dictator" (Daily Monitor, February 2). I have keenly followed Dr Mulera's articles and he comes across as a... Read more
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The Temasek Review
MOE says School should be Neutral, then why this…? « Snippets « TR EMERITUSPart IV (final): What they teach in school The SDP wrote to the Ministry of Ed
MOE says School should be Neutral, then why this…? « Snippets « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 8 days ago
Part IV (final): What they teach in school The SDP wrote to the Ministry of Education (MOE) as well as secondary schools, junior colleges, polytechnics and universities for its party leaders to conduct talks with students. The MOE rejected SDP’s... Read more
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The Temasek Review
Survey: Singaporeans voted PAP because of death of Lee Kuan Yew… « Editorial « TR EMERITUSResearch company Blackbox has concluded that the people’s Action Party (PAP) wo
Survey: Singaporeans voted PAP because of death of Lee Kuan Yew… « Editorial « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 9 days ago
Research company Blackbox has concluded that the people’s Action Party (PAP) won the General Elections 2015 (GE 2015) mainly because of the death of former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew. In their monthly surveys of 1,000 samples conducted every month... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
GE15 result apparent well before polling daySINGAPORE: The People’s Action Party’s (PAP) landslide victory in last year’s G
GE15 result apparent well before polling day
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
SINGAPORE: The People’s Action Party’s (PAP) landslide victory in last year’s General Election (GE) may have surprised many, including Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. But if the findings of regular surveys conducted before and after the GE by a... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
2,000 local, international artistes to light up Chingay Night FiestaSINGAPORE: This year's Chingay Night Fiesta will be held for the first time at
2,000 local, international artistes to light up Chingay Night Fiesta
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
SINGAPORE: This year's Chingay Night Fiesta will be held for the first time at Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park. Set to take place on Feb 21, the Fiesta is themed "Lights of Legacy, Brighter Singapore". The event will also feature performances by 2,000 local... Read more
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New Kerala
Experts for cooperation to reduce disaster risk in Kosi basinPatna, Feb 4 : Experts from India, China, Nepal, Australia and Singapore on Thu
Experts for cooperation to reduce disaster risk in Kosi basin
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
Patna, Feb 4 : Experts from India, China, Nepal, Australia and Singapore on Thursday stressed the need for regional cooperation to reduce risk of disaster and promote resilient livelihood in the Kosi river basin in Bihar and Nepal. "There is urgent... Read more
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The Temasek Review
A tribute to former Solicitor-General Francis Seow « Editorial « TR EMERITUSSingapore Democratic Party Secretary-General Dr. Chee Soon Juan announced in a
A tribute to former Solicitor-General Francis Seow « Editorial « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 9 days ago
Singapore Democratic Party Secretary-General Dr. Chee Soon Juan announced in a Facebook post today (21 Jan) that PAP critic and former Solicitor-General Francis Seow had passed away at the age of 88. Dr Chee wrote: I always enjoyed his wit when we... Read more
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The Temasek Review
Singaporeans yet again adversely affected by PAP’s befuddling policy? « Editorial « TR EMERITUSAn article in today’s The New Paper (8 Jan) highlighted the difficulties that a
Singaporeans yet again adversely affected by PAP’s befuddling policy? « Editorial « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 9 days ago
An article in today’s The New Paper (8 Jan) highlighted the difficulties that average Singaporeans face when it came to owning motorbikes because of the increase in COE prices. The Cat D COE went from a premium of less than $1000 a decade ago to more... Read more
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Mong Palatino
Mong Palatino » Blog Archive » What Made Headlines in Southeast Asia in 2015?A look back at some of the top stories from Southeast Asia in 2015: 1. Landsli
Mong Palatino » Blog Archive » What Made Headlines in Southeast Asia in 2015?
Mong Palatino / Posted 9 days ago
A look back at some of the top stories from Southeast Asia in 2015: 1. Landslide victory for Myanmar’s National League for Democracy. Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi may be constitutionally barred from becoming president of Myanmar but her party... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Lee Kuan Yew to be conferred one of Japan's highest awardsSINGAPORE: The Republic's founding Prime Minister, the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew, wi
Lee Kuan Yew to be conferred one of Japan's highest awards
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
SINGAPORE: The Republic's founding Prime Minister, the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew, will be conferred one of Japan’s highest awards in recognition of his contributions towards ties between the two country. Mr Lee will be conferred the award on Mar 23, the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Hongbao, vouchers for needy elderly in Ang Mo Kio to celebrate Chinese New YearSINGAPORE: More than 430 needy seniors in Ang Mo Kio celebrated Chinese New Yea
Hongbao, vouchers for needy elderly in Ang Mo Kio to celebrate Chinese New Year
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
SINGAPORE: More than 430 needy seniors in Ang Mo Kio celebrated Chinese New Year early on Sunday morning (Jan 31) at a “hongbao party”, where they received red packets from Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. Each of the elderly received S$150 in cash... Read more
14d
Rappler
Over 600,000 OFWs mobilizing for Duterte campaignOFW SUPPORT. OFW volunteers for Duterte's campaign pose with the Davao mayor, h
Over 600,000 OFWs mobilizing for Duterte campaign
Rappler / Posted 14 days ago
OFW SUPPORT. OFW volunteers for Duterte's campaign pose with the Davao mayor, holding their new 'Global Supporters' ID. Photo from Arnel Corpuz Facebook account MANILA, Philippines – Presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte frequently cites lack of... Read more
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Daily News
Sri Lankans to enjoy fruits of Megapolis project - PMThe aim of the Megapolis project is to allow Sri Lankans enjoy all facilities t
Sri Lankans to enjoy fruits of Megapolis project - PM
Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
The aim of the Megapolis project is to allow Sri Lankans enjoy all facilities that people in developed cities such as London, Dubai, Singapore and Tokyo enjoy, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said. He was participating at the 'Unveiling of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Culture of mentorship key to successful political system: Chris de SouzaSINGAPORE: Any changes to the political system must be closely accompanied by a
Culture of mentorship key to successful political system: Chris de Souza
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
SINGAPORE: Any changes to the political system must be closely accompanied by a culture of mentorship and the passing down of experiences, Holland-Bukit Timah GRC Member of Parliament Christopher de Souza in Parliament on Friday (Jan 29). On... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
So, what is needed to ensure Singapore's success? Lessons from Lee Kuan YewSINGAPORE: The Republic's 13th Parliament is its first without founding Prime M
So, what is needed to ensure Singapore's success? Lessons from Lee Kuan Yew
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
SINGAPORE: The Republic's 13th Parliament is its first without founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew. But his former Principal Private Secretary, Mr Heng Swee Keat - now Finance Minister - recounted lessons he had gleaned from the late founding Prime... Read more
15d
New Kerala
World Press Photo exhibition returns to Singapore MuseumSingapore, Jan 29 : The annual World Press Photo (WPP) exhibition, which showca
World Press Photo exhibition returns to Singapore Museum
New Kerala / Posted 15 days ago
Singapore, Jan 29 : The annual World Press Photo (WPP) exhibition, which showcases 145 powerful and poignant images from around the world, returns to Singapore on Friday. It is the fifth year that the exhibition is being held in the city state. This... Read more
16d
Al-Ahram Weekly
For the sake of the economySherif Delawar’s new book, The Trilogy of Development, Justice and the Economy:
For the sake of the economy
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 16 days ago
Sherif Delawar’s new book, The Trilogy of Development, Justice and the Economy: How Not to Lose the Future, comes at a time when Egypt is reordering its priorities and correcting the mistakes of the past. The title reflects the messages the author... Read more
16d
AllAfrica.com
Why Kagame's Bid to Serve a Third Term Makes SenseThis remarkable list of achievements is attributed to the leadership of Kagame,
Why Kagame's Bid to Serve a Third Term Makes Sense
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
This remarkable list of achievements is attributed to the leadership of Kagame, who assumed the presidency in 2000. Despite these accolades, Kagame is frequently criticised by human rights group over Rwanda's tightly controlled political space. He... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singapore needs a political system conducive to alternative parties: Low Thia KhiangSINGAPORE: Opposition Workers’ Party (WP) secretary-general Low Thia Khiang on
Singapore needs a political system conducive to alternative parties: Low Thia Khiang
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
SINGAPORE: Opposition Workers’ Party (WP) secretary-general Low Thia Khiang on Thursday (Jan 28) in Parliament said the mark of “good politics” is not the absence of gridlock, but rather having the resilience to withstand the collapse or corruption... Read more
19d
Channel NewsAsia
Highlights: Parliament debates the President's addressSINGAPORE: Parliament will sit for one week from Monday (Jan 25), with the Memb
Highlights: Parliament debates the President's address
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 days ago
SINGAPORE: Parliament will sit for one week from Monday (Jan 25), with the Members of Parliament (MPs) debating President Tony Tan Keng Yam’s address on Jan 15. In his speech, Dr Tan highlighted five key aims for the 13th Parliament of Singapore:... Read more
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19d
The Hindu
Financial subsidies trigger for success of ISL scheme in AP, says NUS teamThe subsidies announced by the Andhra Pradesh Government have apparently gone a
Financial subsidies trigger for success of ISL scheme in AP, says NUS team
The Hindu / Posted 19 days ago
The subsidies announced by the Andhra Pradesh Government have apparently gone a long way in ensuring construction of community and individual toilets in the rural areas besides educating people about the importance of avoiding defacation in open... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Cambodian minister to visit Singapore as 51st Lee Kuan Yew Exchange FellowSINGAPORE: Cambodia's Minister of Environment Say Samal will visit Singapore as
Cambodian minister to visit Singapore as 51st Lee Kuan Yew Exchange Fellow
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 20 days ago
SINGAPORE: Cambodia's Minister of Environment Say Samal will visit Singapore as the 51st Lee Kuan Yew Exchange Fellow from Sunday (Jan 24) to Saturday. During his trip, Mr Samal will meet Singapore's Foreign Affairs Minister Vivian Balakrishnan and... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
The hazard of regionalist sentiments in Sarawak – Kelvin Yii Published: 24 January 2016 10:11 AM Looking at different political developme
The hazard of regionalist sentiments in Sarawak – Kelvin Yii
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 21 days ago
Published: 24 January 2016 10:11 AM Looking at different political developments around the world, we can see a growing trend of regionalist sentiments or political regionalism which... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Former Solicitor-General Francis Seow dead at 87SINGAPORE: Mr Francis Seow, a Singapore-born political dissident based in Bosto
Former Solicitor-General Francis Seow dead at 87
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 22 days ago
SINGAPORE: Mr Francis Seow, a Singapore-born political dissident based in Boston, Massachusetts, has died aged 87, according to family sources. Singapore Democratic Party Secretary-General Chee Soon Juan also told Channel NewsAsia that he had been... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Make walking, cycling and public transport the Singaporean way of life: MOTSINGAPORE: The aim is to have three in four commuters choose public transport a
Make walking, cycling and public transport the Singaporean way of life: MOT
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 23 days ago
SINGAPORE: The aim is to have three in four commuters choose public transport as their main mode of travel by 2030, a proportion rising to 85 per cent by the 2050s. To make this "car-lite" vision come to pass, the Government will invest a projected... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Osmeña: LP incompetent; Phl to become laughingstock if Bongbong winsMANILA, Philippines - Sen. Sergio "Serge" Osmeña III on Thursday said that he i
Osmeña: LP incompetent; Phl to become laughingstock if Bongbong wins
Pilipino Star / Posted 23 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - Sen. Sergio "Serge" Osmeña III on Thursday said that he is not going to back the Liberal Party (LP) in the May 9 elections despite expressing his support for vice presidential candidate Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo. The... Read more
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PGA European Tour
Quick-fire Questions... with Gary PlayerWe start this new series with one of the most decorated individuals the game ha
Quick-fire Questions... with Gary Player
PGA European Tour / Posted 27 days ago
We start this new series with one of the most decorated individuals the game has ever seen, Gary Player. A man who over five decades has won 165 times world-wide, notably including nine Major Championships and three Senior Open Championships. He is... Read more
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Central Chronicle
CM welcomed on return from Singapore visitBhopal : Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan was accorded warm welcome by work
CM welcomed on return from Singapore visit
Central Chronicle / Posted 29 days ago
Bhopal : Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan was accorded warm welcome by workers and citizens at state hangar on return from Singapore visit here Friday. The Chief Minister said that conferment of Lee Kuan Yew Exhange Fellowship to him at Singapore... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Economy, caring society among new Parliament's key concerns: President Tony TanSINGAPORE: The 13th Parliament of the Republic has five key aims to fulfil, sai
Economy, caring society among new Parliament's key concerns: President Tony Tan
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 29 days ago
SINGAPORE: The 13th Parliament of the Republic has five key aims to fulfil, said President Tony Tan Keng Yam: "The work of securing this nation and improving our lives is never-ending. We must continually adjust our programmes and politics to ensure... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
We must build on nation's successes, President Tony Tan tells ParliamentSINGAPORE: The solidarity shown and policy shifts made in the years leading up
We must build on nation's successes, President Tony Tan tells Parliament
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 29 days ago
SINGAPORE: The solidarity shown and policy shifts made in the years leading up to SG50 - the Republic's golden jubilee year - have put in place the platform to build a better future for Singapore, President Tony Tan Keng Yam said in his opening... Read more
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The Standard
Singapore parliament swears in 21 new politiciansThe 91-member house, which includes two non-constituency MPs, is headed by Prim
Singapore parliament swears in 21 new politicians
The Standard / Posted 29 days ago
The 91-member house, which includes two non-constituency MPs, is headed by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, the son of Lee Kuan Yew, who has led Singapore for more than a decade and has said he will be looking for a successor among lawmakers. This is... Read more
29d
ABC News
Singapore Parliament Convenes in Post-Lee Kuan Yew EraThe 91-member house is headed by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, the son of Lee
Singapore Parliament Convenes in Post-Lee Kuan Yew Era
ABC News / Posted 29 days ago
The 91-member house is headed by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, the son of Lee Kuan Yew, who has led Singapore for more than a decade and has said he will be looking for a successor among lawmakers. His ruling People's Action Party won 70 percent... Read more
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Central Chronicle
MP and Singapore sign 4 MoUs for collaboration in 4 sectorsBhopal : Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s Singapore visit has been very f
MP and Singapore sign 4 MoUs for collaboration in 4 sectors
Central Chronicle / Posted 29 days ago
Bhopal : Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s Singapore visit has been very fruitful for Madhya Pradesh. During the visit, Chouhan was conferred prestigious Lee Kuan Yew Exchange Fellowship and the Chief Minister succeeded in motivating foreign... Read more

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