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1 hr ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Could realigned AYE segment be moved underground?

One transport expert believes doing so would free up the land for better planning, especially if the area will become home to the future Malaysia-Singapore high-speed rail station.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Lee Hsien Loong

5 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

New strategic partnership in store for Singapore and Australia

Called Project 2025, the partnership will see new levels of bilateral integration in sectors including the economy and defence.

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9 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

Telangana CM holds talks with Singapore police chief

The chief minister, who is currently on a visit to Singapore, held talks with Singapore police commissioner and other officials on security and surveillance.

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Related Topix: Travel, Southeast Asia, Asia Travel, Singapore, Malaysia Travel, Malaysia Travel

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Pattaya Mail

Princess Maha Chakri will open i-CREATe 2014 in Singapore

Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn is leaving for the Republic of Singapore today on a two-day official visit.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Lee Hsien Loong

Channelnewsasia.com

Options available to elderly to monetise their flats

This means these seniors have the option to sublet or 'right size' to monetise their flat.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Lee Hsien Loong

Newkerala.com

Bengal, Singapore to work on study paper on business: Mamata Banerjee

The West Bengal government, in association with the National University of Singapore, will create a study paper with focus parameters to facilitate entrepreneurs, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said Thursday.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Assurance in retirement tops National Day Rally discussions on REACH

Members of the public gave the thumbs up for the extension of the HDB Lease Buyback Scheme, the Silver Support Scheme and the announcement that Singaporeans can withdraw a lump sum from their CPF savings, subject to limits once they hit 65. SINGAPORE: Assurance in retirement was the most discussed topic on REACH platforms since the start of a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Southeast Asia, World News, Lee Hsien Loong, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

The Straits Times

How Singapore's presidents have been honoured

A new mosque, a leading think-tank and a professorship will be named after Singapore's first president Yusof Ishak to honour his contributions to the country, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said at his National Day Rally on Sunday.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Reuters

Book Talk: Chen pushes boundaries in Singapore, one play at a time

Two central themes of Loretta Chen's "Woman on Top" - sexuality and censorship - come at a timely moment for her home country of Singapore.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Gay/Lesbian, Lee Hsien Loong

TechNet Blogs

Blog Post: Singaporean Lawyer at Work with Assistive Technology

Since being diagnosed with peroneal muscular atrophy at age 15, corporate lawyer and newly appointed Nominated Member of Parliament Chia Yong Yong's nervous and muscular disorder has degenerated, causing her to rely on a wheelchair and other forms of support.

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Malaysia Chronicle

Dramatic Progress by Malay-Muslim community in S'pore - Hsien Loong

THE Malay/Muslim community has "progressed dramatically" in the 50 years since Mr Yusof Ishak was president, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said yesterday, as he expressed confidence that it would continue moving ahead through education and training.

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The Straits Times

Making vocational ladder on par with the academic

The Prime Minister's National Day Rally speech on Sunday was not an annual report delivered by the chief executive officer of some commercial entity.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Lee Hsien Loong, Opinion

Business Times

More payment delays in Q2,...

Local companies were less prompt with their bill payments in the second quarter, with the construction sector being the most tardy 'Every second quarter, payment delays seem to be on the uptrend ... Anyway, it's only two quarters - hardly a trend.

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DNA India

Nodal trade office to attract investment to be set up in Singapore: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today announced setting up of a nodal office here to promote global investments into West Bengal.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Lee Hsien Loong

The Straits Times

RSAF sends 300 personnel and 16 aircraft to air combat exercise in Australia

The Republic of Singapore Air Force has deployed 300 personnel and 16 aircraft to a large-scale multilateral air combat exercise in Darwin, Australia.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, US News, US Military, US Air Force, Australia, Civil Aircraft, Gulfstream 550, Aircraft, Gulfstream Aircraft

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Malaysia Chronicle

Utusan Melayu's late founder: Meritocracy, multiracialism, modernism

As President of a newly-independent Singapore, Mr Yusof Ishak went down to the ground to reassure citizens stunned by their sudden ejection from Malaysia, rallying them to forge an inclusive multiracial society as part of their new national identity.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, Lee Hsien Loong, Malaysia

Business Times

Jurong Lake area to be new draw...

Developers are expected to take a keener interest in future state land tenders in Jurong Lake District - whether for residential, commercial or hotel projects [SINGAPORE] Developers are expected to take a keener interest in future state land tenders in Jurong Lake District - whether for residential, commercial or hotel projects.

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The Straits Times

Adding a first pillar to old-age income support

The Silver Support scheme will strengthen the country's social safety net, but care should be taken in establishing the appropriate level for the payout so as not to increase moral hazard or dissuade family members from assisting in the financial support of their elderly parents, say the writers.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Pension, Lee Hsien Loong, Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Opinion

Channelnewsasia.com

Religious Rehabilitation Group 'invaluable' in maintaining harmony: PM Lee

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said the group's role is especially vital with the ongoing conflict in Syria and Iraq drawing foreign fighters from all over the world.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Cultural shift in way people are valued 'long overdue'

MPs and observers are unanimous in asking Public Service to take the lead, saying it has much room for improvement.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Nigel Bennett, Lee Hsien Loong

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