Lee Hsien Loong

Former ruling party members to form opposition

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.

19 January 2019

Singapore set to pick Heng as Lee successor

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.

23 November 2018

Onward Singapore!

If the anthem Majulah Singapura (Onward, Singapore) was intended by the nation’s founding fathers as a positive affirmation, it must be working

9 August 2018

Smart Nation hits speed bump with cyberattack

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.

24 July 2018

Highlights of Vietnam’s official visit to Singapore

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.

27 April 2018

Singapore raises growth forecast to 3.5%

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.

23 November 2017