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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

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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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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, US Military, US Navy, US News, US Air Force

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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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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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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Lee Hsien Loong, Burkina Faso, Algeria, Africa, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Francois Hollande

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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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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Brunei

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

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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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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, US Military, US Air Force

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

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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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Southeast Asia, World News

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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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, US Military, US Air Force

Wed Jul 23, 2014

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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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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, US Military, US Air Force

Tue Jul 22, 2014

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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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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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CebuPac, Tigerair create biggest network of flights from PH to Asia

Cebu Pacific and Tiger Airways Singapore have now created the biggest network of flights from the Philippines to the Asian region, as the two budget airlines implemented an interline agreement.

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Related Topix: Philippines, World News, Southeast Asia, Indonesia

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Straits Times

What 13 hawker stalls will sell at Changi Airport Terminal 3's new Singapore food street

Travellers at Changi Airport can soon sample offerings from 13 of Singapore's best hawkers.

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Related Topix: Dining, Life, Food, Indonesia, Southeast Asia, World News, Pork, Meat, Chicken

Sun Jul 20, 2014

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Never take racial harmony for granted: PM

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says he's thankful that Singapore society can be diverse and yet cohesive, with people of different races and religions living, working and playing together.

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200 needy families to get smoke alarm installed for free

About 200 needy families in Ang Mo Kio GRC will get a smoke alarm installed in their homes for free.

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

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Singapore Airlines Apologizes for 'Insensitive' Social Update Following MH17 Attack

Singapore Airlines Ltd. apologized for "insensitive" Facebook and Twitter posts responding to queries about flight routes over Ukraine before offering condolences to passengers and crew of Malaysian Air Flight 17. The condolence message for the downed Malaysian Airline System Bhd.

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Three men drown after Singapore-registered barge sinks off Batam coast

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore said on Sunday that Indonesian authorities have recovered the bodies of one Singaporean, one Chinese and one Myanmar national.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

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Victory for European Commission's next president 'decisive': PM Lee

In his congratulatory letter to the next EC President Jean-Claude Juncker, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said the support from various European institutions reflects the "strong confidence that the EU has" in him.

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

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