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The Star
To the polls without LKY The Singapore general election on Sept 11 is taking place during the Chinese H
To the polls without LKY
The Star / Posted an hour ago
The Singapore general election on Sept 11 is taking place during the Chinese Hungry Ghost month but the ruling PAP’s concern is a hungry opposition that is not short of issues. IT has been a momentous year for... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
GE2015: New PAP candidates will bring different perspectives, skills to the team, says PM LeeSINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong introduced the new candidates which t
GE2015: New PAP candidates will bring different perspectives, skills to the team, says PM Lee
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 hours ago
SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong introduced the new candidates which the party will be fielding in the upcoming General Election at the launch of the People’s Action Party’s (PAP) manifesto on Saturday (Aug 29). The new candidates being... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Transport Minister post is a thankless job, Lee Kuan Yew told Raymond LimSINGAPORE: During his time heading the transport ministry, the late Mr Lee Kuan
Transport Minister post is a thankless job, Lee Kuan Yew told Raymond Lim
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
SINGAPORE: During his time heading the transport ministry, the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew asked to meet one day, where they discussed various matters relating to transport, such as Electronic Road Pricing and Certificate of Entitlement, outgoing Member of... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Focus on the future in this SG50 election – Simon Tay Published: 27 August 2015 11:00 AM The adage is that all politics is local a
Focus on the future in this SG50 election – Simon Tay
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 2 days ago
Published: 27 August 2015 11:00 AM The adage is that all politics is local and elections are too often nasty and short-sighted. For Singapore’s general election (GE) scheduled for September 11,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Possible Jurong Region Line extension to connect to Circle Line being studied: LTASINGAPORE: The Land Transport Authority (LTA) is studying plans to connect the
Possible Jurong Region Line extension to connect to Circle Line being studied: LTA
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
SINGAPORE: The Land Transport Authority (LTA) is studying plans to connect the upcoming Jurong Region Line with the Circle Line, announced Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew on Tuesday (Aug 25). This will be through a new extension with possible new... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Social media shaping up to be a key front in upcoming General ElectionSINGAPORE: While political observers and analysts do not all agree that the int
Social media shaping up to be a key front in upcoming General Election
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
SINGAPORE: While political observers and analysts do not all agree that the internet and social media are game changers in the coming elections, its impact is already evident. For starters, the National Solidarity Party (NSP) is in disarray after... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Online vitriol gives rise to dismay among politiciansSINGAPORE: To politicians, social media these days is a double-edged sword. Whi
Online vitriol gives rise to dismay among politicians
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
SINGAPORE: To politicians, social media these days is a double-edged sword. While it is a valuable tool for engagement, retiring People’s Action Party (PAP) Member of Parliament (MP) Ellen Lee is among those who have rolled up their sleeves and got... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
We are 'same-same but different': DPM TeoSINGAPORE: Even as the ruling party draws on the public service, particularly t
We are 'same-same but different': DPM Teo
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
SINGAPORE: Even as the ruling party draws on the public service, particularly the uniformed services, for candidates, the question has been raised: Is there a danger of the fourth-generation leadership thinking too much alike? At a press conference... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
CAAS extends agreement with ICAO to develop talent for aviation sectorSINGAPORE: The Republic has reaffirmed its commitment to develop talent for the
CAAS extends agreement with ICAO to develop talent for aviation sector
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
SINGAPORE: The Republic has reaffirmed its commitment to develop talent for the global aviation sector, after Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) inked a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the International Civil Aviation... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Two transport bills passed in ParliamentSINGAPORE: Two transport bills were passed in Parliament on Tuesday (Aug 18).
Two transport bills passed in Parliament
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
SINGAPORE: Two transport bills were passed in Parliament on Tuesday (Aug 18). The first is the Bus Services Industry Bill, which gives the Land Transport Authority (LTA) regulatory oversight over bus service, bus depot and bus interchange operators.... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
'Premature to pre-judge conclusion' on Jul 7 MRT disruption: Lui Tuck YewSINGAPORE: It is premature to conclude that design flaws resulted in a major MR
'Premature to pre-judge conclusion' on Jul 7 MRT disruption: Lui Tuck Yew
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
SINGAPORE: It is premature to conclude that design flaws resulted in a major MRT train disruption on July 7 said Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew. About 250,000 commuters were affected when services on the entire North South and East West lines went... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
MPs thank outgoing Transport Minister for taking on 'challenging portfolio'SINGAPORE: Several Members of Parliament (MPs) took the time during debate on t
MPs thank outgoing Transport Minister for taking on 'challenging portfolio'
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
SINGAPORE: Several Members of Parliament (MPs) took the time during debate on the transport Bills to thank Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew in Parliament on Tuesday (Aug 18). Mr Lui had announced earlier this month that he will not be standing for... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
To attract more local bus captains, starting salaries up S$400 since 2012: LuiSINGAPORE: In a bid to attract more local bus captains, the transport operators
To attract more local bus captains, starting salaries up S$400 since 2012: Lui
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
SINGAPORE: In a bid to attract more local bus captains, the transport operators here have raised entry-level base salaries by about S$400 since the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP) commenced in 2012, Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew said on... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Downtown Line 2 set for December opening: Lui Tuck YewSINGAPORE: Despite the insolvency of a contractor which could have held back th
Downtown Line 2 set for December opening: Lui Tuck Yew
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
SINGAPORE: Despite the insolvency of a contractor which could have held back the completion of Downtown Line 2, the line is on track to open by the end of this year, Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew said. The insolvency of Alpine Bau affected the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
162 cases of passengers assaulting taxi drivers over past 3 years: LuiSINGAPORE: There were 355 cases of fare evasion and 162 cases of passengers ass
162 cases of passengers assaulting taxi drivers over past 3 years: Lui
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 days ago
SINGAPORE: There were 355 cases of fare evasion and 162 cases of passengers assaulting taxi drivers over the past three years, said Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew on Monday (Aug 17) in a written parliamentary reply to Nee Soon GRC MP Lee Bee... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Housing situation ‘much happier’ but more needs to be done: KhawSINGAPORE: While the Government has done much to address the public dissatisfac
Housing situation ‘much happier’ but more needs to be done: Khaw
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
SINGAPORE: While the Government has done much to address the public dissatisfaction with housing that came to the fore in the 2011 General Election, National Development Minister Khaw Boon Wan told TODAY in an interview there remains more to be done,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
PAP introduces likely successor for Lui Tuck Yew's Moulmein wardSINGAPORE: Assistant Commissioner of Police Melvin Yong was spotted at Tanjong
PAP introduces likely successor for Lui Tuck Yew's Moulmein ward
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
SINGAPORE: Assistant Commissioner of Police Melvin Yong was spotted at Tanjong Pagar GRC mingling with residents at a walkabout organised by the People's Action Party (PAP) on Sunday (Aug 16). He was accompanied by Tanjong Pagar GRC MP Chan Chun Sing... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
PAP introduces possible candidate Melvin Yong to Tanjong Pagar GRC residentsSINGAPORE: Assistant Commissioner of Police Melvin Yong was spotted at Tanjong
PAP introduces possible candidate Melvin Yong to Tanjong Pagar GRC residents
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
SINGAPORE: Assistant Commissioner of Police Melvin Yong was spotted at Tanjong Pagar GRC mingling with residents at a walkabout organised by the People's Action Party (PAP) on Sunday (Aug 16). He was accompanied by Tanjong Pagar GRC MP Chan Chun Sing... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
'Is this the kind of politics we want?': WP chief on DPM's 'crocodile tears' commentSINGAPORE: The Opposition Workers’ Party (WP) secretary-general Low Thia Khiang
'Is this the kind of politics we want?': WP chief on DPM's 'crocodile tears' comment
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
SINGAPORE: The Opposition Workers’ Party (WP) secretary-general Low Thia Khiang on Sunday (Aug 16) responded to Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean’s accusations that he was shedding “crocodile tears” over the departure of Transport Minister Lui Tuck... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
10 bids received for Loyang bus package: LTASINGAPORE: Ten bids were put in for the Land Transport Authority (LTA)'s second
10 bids received for Loyang bus package: LTA
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
SINGAPORE: Ten bids were put in for the Land Transport Authority (LTA)'s second bus package tender for Loyang bus depot at the close of the tender on Friday (Aug 14). The company that wins the bid will operate Loyang bus depot as well as 25 bus... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Vote for a party whom you trust to manage your money and town council: DPM TeoSINGAPORE: Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean has thrown down the gauntlet to
Vote for a party whom you trust to manage your money and town council: DPM Teo
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
SINGAPORE: Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean has thrown down the gauntlet to the Workers' Party (WP), asking the Opposition party to prove that it is "at least able to run a town council", in a sharp reference to the ongoing court case faced by the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singaporeans should take a long-term view: DPM Teo Chee HeanSINGAPORE: Ahead of a General Election which many suggest could take place as e
Singaporeans should take a long-term view: DPM Teo Chee Hean
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
SINGAPORE: Ahead of a General Election which many suggest could take place as early as September, Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean said that before the nation gets swept up in the "sound and fury" of hustings, it was worth thinking about what he... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Government will seek to balance car-owning aspirations: LuiSINGAPORE: The Republic need not go down the path taken by some cities that hav
Government will seek to balance car-owning aspirations: Lui
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
SINGAPORE: The Republic need not go down the path taken by some cities that have penalised car owners, such as by imposing high parking charges, raising tolls to sky-high levels or taking away land meant for vehicles and giving priority to other... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
More steps will be taken to make buses ‘kings of the road’SINGAPORE: The Government wants to make buses the “kings of the road” and will
More steps will be taken to make buses ‘kings of the road’
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
SINGAPORE: The Government wants to make buses the “kings of the road” and will extend priority measures — such as full-day bus lanes and the Mandatory Give Way to Buses scheme — to more roads, said Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew on Thursday (Aug... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
‘My team did its best and I’m proud of them’: Lui Tuck YewSINGAPORE: After it was announced on Tuesday (Aug 11) that he will be stepping
‘My team did its best and I’m proud of them’: Lui Tuck Yew
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
SINGAPORE: After it was announced on Tuesday (Aug 11) that he will be stepping down as Transport Minister and leaving politics, Mr Lui Tuck Yew (picture) received an email from one of his staff. “I was very troubled by it,” he told TODAY. In the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Commuters ‘not willing to pay more for better service’: LuiSINGAPORE: There may have been suggestions that public transport fare increases
Commuters ‘not willing to pay more for better service’: Lui
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
SINGAPORE: There may have been suggestions that public transport fare increases may be more palatable if service levels are increased, but outgoing Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew does not think that commuters here are willing to pay more for better... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Rail network to be further expandedSINGAPORE: The rail network is set to be expanded further, after the completion
Rail network to be further expanded
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
SINGAPORE: The rail network is set to be expanded further, after the completion of the Downtown, Cross-island, Thomson-East Coast and Jurong Regional Lines, and Singaporeans can expect announcements on new networks over the next few years. “There is... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
People are at the core of our transport milestones: LuiSINGAPORE: The transport sector has played a pivotal part in Singapore's develo
People are at the core of our transport milestones: Lui
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 days ago
SINGAPORE: The transport sector has played a pivotal part in Singapore's development, brought about by the hard work and vision of its pioneers, said Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew at the ministry’s SG50 gala dinner on Wednesday (Aug 12). He also... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Lui Tuck Yew's Transport Ministry colleagues laud his achievementsSINGAPORE: Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew "left no stone unturned" in trying t
Lui Tuck Yew's Transport Ministry colleagues laud his achievements
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 days ago
SINGAPORE: Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew "left no stone unturned" in trying to make improvements to the public transport system said Senior Minister of State for Transport and Finance Josephine Teo on Wednesday (Aug 12). Mrs Teo has served... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Ministers thank outgoing Transport Minister Lui Tuck YewSINGAPORE: Ministers on Tuesday (Aug 11) thanked Transport Minister Lui Tuck Ye
Ministers thank outgoing Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 18 days ago
SINGAPORE: Ministers on Tuesday (Aug 11) thanked Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew for his work, following his decision to not contest the next General Election. "Tuck Yew's contributions will be sorely missed by the team," said Minister in the Prime... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew will not contest coming General ElectionSINGAPORE: Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew will not stand for re-election in th
Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew will not contest coming General Election
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 18 days ago
SINGAPORE: Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew will not stand for re-election in the coming General Election, despite attempts by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and several Cabinet ministers to get him to stay in office. In an exchange of letters... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
12 Downtown Line stations to open in December, free rides for limited timeSINGAPORE: There will be 12 Downtown Line stations from Bukit Panjang to Rochor
12 Downtown Line stations to open in December, free rides for limited time
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 23 days ago
SINGAPORE: There will be 12 Downtown Line stations from Bukit Panjang to Rochor that will open on Dec 27 this year, and commuters will get to enjoy free rides on the entire Downtown Line for a limited time period after the opening. Transport... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Reduced train, bus fares at end of this year: Lui Tuck YewSINGAPORE: Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew announced a fare reduction of up to
Reduced train, bus fares at end of this year: Lui Tuck Yew
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 26 days ago
SINGAPORE: Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew announced a fare reduction of up to 1.9 per cent at the end of the year. Speaking to reporters at a preview of new Circle Line trains on Monday (Aug 3), Mr Lui said the adjustment will coincide with the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Reduced trains, bus fares at end of this year: Lui Tuck YewSINGAPORE: Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew announced a fare reduction of up to
Reduced trains, bus fares at end of this year: Lui Tuck Yew
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 26 days ago
SINGAPORE: Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew announced a fare reduction of up to 1.9 per cent at the end of the year. Speaking to reporters at a preview of new Circle Line trains on Monday (Aug 3), Mr Lui said the adjustment will coincide with the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
24 new trains will up Circle Line capacity by 60% within a yearSINGAPORE: The passenger capacity on the Circle Line will increase by 60 per ce
24 new trains will up Circle Line capacity by 60% within a year
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 26 days ago
SINGAPORE: The passenger capacity on the Circle Line will increase by 60 per cent within the space of about a year, with 24 new trains to be added from the current 40 trains. The new trains – identifiable by stickers pasted within cabins – include... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Chief of Defence Force Ng Chee Meng will retire after 29 years in SAFSINGAPORE: Lieutenant-General Ng Chee Meng will retire from the Singapore Armed
Chief of Defence Force Ng Chee Meng will retire after 29 years in SAF
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 29 days ago
SINGAPORE: Lieutenant-General Ng Chee Meng will retire from the Singapore Armed Forces and step down as Chief of Defence Force on Aug 18, Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen announced on Facebook on Friday (Jul 31). The move prompted speculation the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
General Election by numbers: Which MPs could step down?SINGAPORE: On Jul 24, Mr Inderjit Singh of the People’s Action Party (PAP) beca
General Election by numbers: Which MPs could step down?
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 29 days ago
SINGAPORE: On Jul 24, Mr Inderjit Singh of the People’s Action Party (PAP) became the first Member of Parliament to confirm his retirement from politics, posting via Facebook that he would not contest in the coming General Election. Past elections... Read more

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