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7 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

100 seniors receive Pioneer Generation cards

A big effort is underway to get these cards to the rest of the 450,000 Pioneer Generation seniors by the end of the month.

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12 hrs ago | Suria

Looking at Lee Kuan Yew's life through art

Former Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew is one of the most famous figures in Singapore's history - and an inspiration for many.

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17 hrs ago | The Straits Times

Republic of Singapore Navy welcomes new chief

RAdm Lai took over from outgoing Chief of Navy, RADM Ng Chee Peng at a change of command parade held at Changi Naval Base.

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18 hrs ago | Suria

Pro-Singaporean hiring rules kick in...

New hiring rules favouring Singaporeans kicked in Friday as part of measures aimed at addressing citizens' complaints about foreigners stealing jobs from them.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

San Diego NewsCape

Secretary of the Navy Visits Singapore during CARAT 2014

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus visited Sailors participating in the 20th annual exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training with the Republic of Singapore Navy at Changi Naval Base, July 30. Mabus addressed the crews of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Wayne E. Meyer and USS Halsey , as well as staff from Commander Task ... (more)

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Straits Times

US Navy Secretary calls on Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen

United States Navy Secretary Raymond Mabus called on Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen at the Ministry of Defence on Wednesday morning.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Straits Times

New River Safari Cruise Launched

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong together with his wife, Ho Ching and Minister in the Prime Minister's Office S. Iswaran enjoying a boat ride along the Amazon River Quest during the grand opening of the River Safari on 28 Feb 2014.

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The Straits Times

Singapore appoints new representatives to WTO, UN and Britain

Three senior diplomats have received new postings as Singapore's representatives in the World Trade Organisation and United Nations and as high commissioner to Britain.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Singapore, US kick off joint military exercise in South China Sea

The exercises from July 29 to Aug 8 are part of Exercise CARAT, which is in its 20th year and acts as a platform for regional navies work together to address shared maritime security priorities.

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Nerve News

KCR to visit Singapore next month

Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao will visit Singapore next month at the invitation of Indian Institute of Management Alumni Association.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Singapore leaders send condolences over AH5017 crash

Singapore's President Tony Tan Keng Yam and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong have sent their condolences to their counterparts in France, Algeria and Burkina Faso, over the tragic crash of Air Algerie flight AH5017.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Singapore delegation attends Hari Raya Open House in Brunei Darussalam

Senior Singapore leaders will visit Brunei from Tuesday to Saturday in conjunction with Hari Raya.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Singapore Alternatives

Leadership of Relevance in Internet Era

In ancient times, an Emperor could rule for decades without much disruptions in China and he could still be regarded as the best Emperor in history.

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Channelnewsasia.com

RSAF celebrates 45 years with roving exhibition in HDB heartlands

Singaporeans got to try their hand at piloting an F-16 during a dogfight and learn about the various operations and roles of the RSAF.

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Channelnewsasia.com

India's Modi could spell good news for Singapore investors: DBS Ceo

DBS CEO Piyush Gupta said at a conference on Saturday he is optimistic that India's new administration could spell good news for Singaporean firms looking to invest.

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The Straits Times

ST photojournalists witness first hand as Naval Diving Unit trainees...

Capsize drills, where trainees learn how to flip an inflatable boat using their body weight, are performed in the sea just off the Sembawang Camp.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Straits Times

Singapore's F-15SG fighter jets join US exercise for the first time

The Republic of Singapore Air Force's F-15SG warplanes is taking part for the first time in Exercise Red Flag - Nellis, hosted by its American counterpart, in Nevada from July 14 to 26. The exercise is an opportunity for participating pilots to simulate what they would do during an air strike, the Ministry of Defence said.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Crucial role of military experts in sharpening SAF's capabilities

Second Minister for Defence Chan Chun Sing reminded the military experts that they were a critical pillar that complemented the Officer and Warrant Officer Corps to achieve mission success for the SAF.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

PM Lee calls on Singaporeans to keep Gaza victims in 'thoughts and prayers'

In a Facebook post on Wednesday , Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong called on Singaporeans to keep the victims of the ongoing conflict in Gaze in "thoughts and prayers" and donate to humanitarian assistance to Gaza.

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Channelnewsasia.com

PM Lee congratulates Indonesia's Joko Widodo on election win

In a Facebook post, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong wrote he was "looking forward to working with to strength Indonesia-Singapore friendship".

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