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11 min ago | The Straits Times

South Korea's Black Day celebrations for singles catch on in Singapore

South Korea's darkest day for singles descended on Singapore this week, but with mood that is more fun than sombre.

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15 hrs ago | Suria

Continuing Education & Training campuses to be fully operational by H2 2014

SINGAPORE: The two national Continuing Education and Training campuses will be fully operational by the second half of this year, where they will be able to train some 50,000 workers annually.

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

16 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

The Proposed 'Friendship Bridge' Augurs Well For Iskandar Malaysia Development

The proposed 'friendship bridge' between Malaysia and Singapore will augur well for the rapid development of Iskandar Malaysia.

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

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

RSAF has robust air defence system to protect airspace: Ng Eng Hen

RSAF has a robust air defence system to monitor the skies and protect the sovereignty of the country's airspace.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News

Emirates News Agency

Minister of Public Works and Singaporean Ambassador discuss cooperation

WAM ABU DHABI, 14th April, 2014 -- Dr. Abdullah bin Mohammed Belhaif Al Nuaimi, Minister of Public Works and Umej Singh Bhatia, Ambassador of the Republic of Singapore have discussed ways of enhancing joint cooperation between the U.A.E. and Singapore in the areas of infrastructure and housing.

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Suria

37% of foreign domestic workers get...

More than one in three or 37 per cent of foreign domestic workers enjoy a weekly rest day.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News

The Straits Times

Outpouring of support for Colleen Turzynski who was looking for her Singapore family

A handful offered donations, hundreds left messages of support and thousands shared the article on Facebook.

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Suria

Measures in place to protect local PMEs

The Government will continue to help all Singaporeans including Professionals, Managers and Executives or PMEs be job ready through the education system, and Continuing Education and Training and employment facilitation programmes.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Suria

PM Lee discusses S'pore politics, nanny state label

SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said Singaporeans generally feel more secure these days, but one of the government's tasks is to remind them that this is a result of a continuing act of will, and an appropriate sense of insecurity is very helpful.

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

The Straits Times

The Pioneer Club: 'When you've an opportunity to improve your life, grab it', says Alan Choe

The Straits Times begins a new series today, The Pioneer Club, featuring Singaporean pioneers who made contributions in different fields.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Singapore Travel, Asia Travel, Singapore, Malaysia Travel, Malaysia Travel

The Straits Times

PM Lee Hsien Loong's lunch interview with the Financial Times

During his visit to London last month, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong chatted with Financial Times chief foreign affairs columnist Gideon Rachman over lunch.

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

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Straits Times

Three stories to strengthen the Singapore spirit

Why? If our young men ever go to war to defend Singapore, they will not lay down their lives to defend the physical infrastructure of Singapore.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Opinion

Channelnewsasia.com

S'pore companies urged to invest in Shandong province

Singapore's Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong has urged Singapore companies to invest in the Chinese province of Shandong.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, China, Asia,

Channelnewsasia.com

Chan Chun Sing visits SAF task group deployed in Gulf of Aden

Second Minister for Defence Chan Chun Sing was in Oman from April 9 to 11 to visit the Singapore Armed Forces task group deployed in the Gulf of Aden in support of international counter-piracy operations.

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Related Topix: Piracy News, Southeast Asia, World News, Oman, Middle East

Suria

LTA Calls Tender to Study Engineering...

The Land Transport Authority will conduct an engineering feasibility study on the Singapore leg of the high speed rail link with Kuala Lumpur.

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

Asia News Network

SINGAPORE: S'pore's media model 'makes sense' for country

Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said he does not take seriously Singapore's low rankings on press freedom, as he believes the way the media here is managed "makes sense" for the country.

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

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Asia News Network

BEIJING: China moots framework for non-traditional security

Seeking to expand its influence in Asia beyond economic ties, China has proposed setting up a regional security cooperation framework to tackle non-traditional security challenges.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Canada, Li Keqiang, Southeast Asia

Channelnewsasia.com

'Manful job' by M'sian govt in managing MH370 incident: Sam Tan

The Malaysian government has done a "manful job" in managing the MH370 incident, reiterated Sam Tan, the Senior Parliamentary Secretary for Foreign Affairs and Culture, Community and Youth.

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ETaiwanNews.com

Taiwan should deal with student protests wisely: Singapore PM

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has said that Taiwan should wisely handle the student-led protests against a controversial trade-in-services agreement with of the legislative chamber for three weeks was abnormal and that the protesters and the government should have the wisdom to deal with the incident cautiously, 's Chinese-language Lianhe Zaobao ... (more)

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Channelnewsasia.com

Chong Boon secondary students praised for being responsible, caring adults

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has praised Chong Boon Secondary School for developing its students into responsible and caring adults committed to the community and Singapore.

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Related Topix: Lee Hsien Loong, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family, Southeast Asia, World News

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