Former members of Singapore’s ruling party are banding together to form a new opposition group as general elections loom, presenting a new challenge to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s government as it prepares for leadership succession.
Singapore is expected to tap Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat as the de facto successor to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Friday, kicking off the city-state’s third leadership transition in its 53-year history.
When credit card details are hacked, banks can easily cancel the accounts and replace the cards. The same cannot be said with stolen medical records. A person’s family history, insurance, prescribed medications and so forth cannot be changed.
On the 28th of April 2018, which was the 4th and final day of the 32nd ASEAN Summit, Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong held a press conference that highlighted several key points from the biannual gathering.
Singapore’s chairmanship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) this year is best encapsulated in two words – resilience and innovation.
Vietnam’s Prime Minister, Nguyen Xuan Phuc arrived in Singapore early this week for an official visit ahead of the 32nd ASEAN Summit. Nguyen Xuan Phuc made the official visit at the invitation of Singapore’s Prime Minister, Lee Hsien Loong.
Singapore’s economy grew at a faster pace than economists estimated in the fourth quarter of 2017, boosted by services such as finance and insurance.
Singapore raised its economic growth forecast for this year to 3 percent to 3.5 percent after third-quarter data beat projections on the back of stronger exports and manufacturing.