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  • Blogger sued by Singapore PM fired from job June 10, 2014

    Singapore: A blogger being sued by Singapore's prime minister for alleged defamation has been fired from his hospital job. The government hospital said it fired patient coordinator Roy Ngerng on Tuesday because his blogging activities criticising Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong were "incompatible with the values and standards" it expects...
  • Lee Hsien Loong writes to Narendra Modi, invites him to visit Singapore May 19, 2014

    Singapore: Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Monday invited India's Prime Ministerdesignate Narendra Modi to visit the country and expressed hope of raising the bilateral partnership to new heights. In a letter to Modi, Lee congratulated him for his win in the recentlyconcluded Lok Sabha elections. "On behalf of the...
  • Singapore PM wants apology from blogger for corruption charge May 19, 2014

    Singapore: Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has sent a legal notice to a local blogger, demanding the removal of an article accusing him of corruption which had been "published maliciously", local media reported. Roy Ngerng had on his website, The Heart Truths, posted a blog titled "Where your CPF...
  • Riots in Little India inexcusable, says Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong January 1, 2014

    Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has described the December 8 outbreak of violence by the South Asian foreign workers in Singapore as inexcusable, but he assured that Singapore will treat its guest workers fairly as long as they abide by the the city state's laws. "We will continue to treat foreign...
  • Riots in Singapore were 'spontaneous': PM Lee Hsien Loong December 15, 2013

    Singapore: Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has said that last Sunday's riot in the city state was spontaneous and there is no reason to believe that it was due to unhappiness among foreign workers. The incident was "spontaneous", and the migrant workers involved were employed by a variety of companies...
  • Singapore PM's official website hacked November 8, 2013

    Hackers claiming links to international hacking group Anonymous defaced Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's official website late on Thursday, one day after he said authorities would spare no effort to track them down. Local media and bloggers said the hackers had posted an image of a Guy Fawkes mask on...
  • Singapore: Protesters demand limitation of immigration February 18, 2013

    Singapore: More than 4000 people took to the streets in Singapore on Saturday in an unprecedented antigovernment protest, after the Singapore government announced a change in immigration laws. The government decision came in a process to increase immigration over the next few decades. Singapore aims to raise the population by 30...
  • PM meets Singapore PM, seeks greater investments November 20, 2011

    Singapore: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday invited greater investments from Singapore, describing the citystate as a "valued partner" for India's ambitious plans for infrastructure development which requires about one trillion dollars over five years. Singh, who is in Singapore on a twoday visit, made the strong pitch for investments as...
  • Ruling PAP wins elections in Singapore May 8, 2011

    Singapore: Singapore's ruling People's Action Party (PAP) has returned to power with an absolute majority winning 81 of the 87 seats in the keenly contested general elections. Rival Workers' Party (WP) took the other six seats, winning for the first time a Group Representation Constituency...