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A mutual agreement on automated clearance is expected to be signed this week during a three-day visit by Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, which begins tomorrow. A similar arrangement was launched with South Korea last year, and a deal with Germany is due to begin this month, to reduce immigration processing times for visitors.
Plans for an inspiring Mandai makeover have sprouted a laudable range of green ideas and impulses. Cross-fertilised, germinated and progressively brought to fruition from 2020, these might transform sylvan Mandai into a "must-see, must-stay" destination, in the exuberant words of the Association of Singapore Attractions' chief.
Headed by National University of Singapore president Tan Chorh Chuan, known for his collegial style of working, it will look at four areas: It convenes in mid-September, must provide initial recommendations by early 2015, and is expected to complete its study within a year - perhaps in time for next August's National Day Rally speech by the Prime Minister. COF reform is an issue with many facets.
SINGAPORE Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said he is happy with the results of the private sector-led, government-backed Guangzhou Knowledge City , and its successful progress has made "the hurdle to do a government-to-government project higher in the future". Mr Lee noted that the GKC was a different model of Sino-Singapore collaboration compared to the flagship Suzhou Industrial Park and Tianjin Eco-City joint ventures.
The presence of Singapore companies in Madhya Pradesh could attract companies from elsewhere to come to the central Indian state, said Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong. BHOPAL, India: Singapore can be a catalyst to help develop the state of Madhya Pradesh in central India said Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong.
ASK: NUS ECONOMISTS Q: What do Singaporeans do with their Central Provident Fund savings withdrawn at age 55? A: Many countries rely on pension savings to meet individuals' retirement needs. A key question that arises is whether individuals should be allowed easy access to pension savings.
Singapore-An international team of scientists from Singapore, Thailand, China and Australia has cracked the genetic code of the liver fluke parasite, Opisthorchis viverrini, using a unique DNA analysis technique developed at A*STAR's Genome Institute of Singapore . GIS's DNA analysis technique has allowed the researchers to further study the biology of Opisthorchis viverrini to understand the cause and the eventual development of treatments for bile duct cancer, a condition caused by the parasite.
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will visit Guangdong, Guangxi, and Hong Kong on an eight-day visit to China from Sep 11 to 18, and will give a keynote speech at the 11th China-ASEAN Expo.
A 13-member advisory panel has been set up by the Ministry of Manpower to study possible improvements to the Central Provident Fund system. The panel, which will be led by National University of Singapore president Tan Chorh Chuan, was first mentioned during Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's National Day Rally speech last month.
Singapore has been invited to present for the first time a festival across France from March 26 to June 30 next year. It will open with The Singaporeans, a new six-hour site-specific performance directed by Cultural Medallion recipient Ong Keng Sen at the Palais de Tokyo, a major contemporary art space in Paris.
DHT Holdings, Inc. announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire all the outstanding shares of Samco Shipholding Pte. Ltd. , a private company incorporated under the laws of the Republic of Singapore.
Minister in the Prime Minister's Office S Iswaran said Singapore wants to understand the needs of the Indian government before making any commitments. NEW DELHI: Singapore needs to calibrate its involvement in India's Smart Cities project, which is a key focus of the new Indian government.
Six plain white cotton bags sit in a cabinet above the display urns at the Trinity Casket office in Sin Ming Drive. Weighing between 1kg and 2kg each, the bags hold the ashes of Singaporeans that were not collected by their families.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 04:40 pm
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