Lee Hsien Loong

Singapore to repeal colonial-era law against gay sex: PM

Gay rights campaigners on Sunday expressed "relief" over the government's decision.

published on : 21st August 2022

Nancy Pelosi meets Singapore leaders at start of Asia tour

Pelosi was to attend a cocktail reception later Monday with the American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore. There is no media access to her visit, which has been kept under tight wraps.

published on : 1st August 2022

Man arrested in Singapore for threatening PM Lee on Facebook, following Shinzo Abe assassination

The threat was found in the comments section of web portal Channel News Asia's Facebook page on a post regarding the assassination of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

published on : 9th July 2022

Brace up for more economic challenges, Singapore PM Lee warns during May Day address

As a result of global headwinds driving up energy prices, Singapore will take a hit of SGD 8 billion a year, he added, citing estimates by the Ministry of Trade and Industry.

published on : 1st May 2022

Covid-19 pandemic has taught Singapore valuable lessons, says PM Lee

Lee credited Singapore's resilient healthcare system, an effective public health response and a high degree of public trust with making "a big difference" in weathering the pandemic.

published on : 25th April 2022

Singapore pot calling Indian kettle black

In India, there are many admirers of Singapore’s political system. But what they don’t realise is that it had to pay a heavy price—the essentials of a vibrant parliamentary democracy.

published on : 25th March 2022

MEA seeks explanation after Singapore PM says most Indian MPs have criminal antecedents

These remarks haven’t gone down well with India. According to reports, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) summoned Singapore’s envoy to India – Simon Wong – seeking an explanation.

published on : 17th February 2022

Singapore-North Korea trade can grow if sanctions lifted: PM Lee Hsien Loong 

Singapore, which was North Korea's seventh largest trading partner, suspended trade relations with it last year amid surging tension over its nuclear and missile programmes.

published on : 10th June 2018