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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

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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

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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

Malaysian National News Agency

Singapore Leaders Convey Condolences To Foreign Counterparts Over...

By Tengku Noor Shamsiah Abdullah SINGAPORE, July 19 -- President Tony Tan Keng Yam has written to Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah, the Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia, Governor-General of Australia Sir Peter Cosgrove, and King Willem-Alexander, King of the Netherlands to convey his condolences over the tragic crash of Malaysia Airlines flight ... (more)

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Singapore Air Force F-15 Invades Vegas

This Boeing F-15SG Strike Eagle from the 428th Fighter Squadron is one of the several F-15s and F-16s jet fighters from the Republic of Singapore Air Force that are participating in Red Flag Exercise at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada.

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World Leaders React With Shock Over Flight MH17 Tragedy

MAS to fly Europe with alternative routes - - Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed his deep condolences to Prime Minister Najib Razak in connection with the crash of a Malaysian airlines passenger plane over the Ukrainian territory - - MAS confirmed the crash airplane was its plane MH17 - PM Najib - - Presiden Rusia Vladimir Putin sampaikan ... (more)

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

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PM Lee expresses shocked and saddened by...

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says he's shocked and saddened to hear about the crash of the Malaysian Airlines plane.

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Fireworks in the sky and on the water this National Day

Besides the usual display in the sky, Singaporeans can also expect an electrifying display of fireworks launched from a special barge on Marina Bay.

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Singapore PM Expresses Shocked, Saddened By Crash Of Malaysia Airlines Jetliner MH17

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has expressed shocked and is sad to hear about the crash of a Malaysian Airlines plane in Ukraine, near the Russian border.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, Lee Hsien Loong, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

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Summary judgement against blogger to be heard in September

A High Court judge will be hearing the case on Sep 18, once all submissions for arguments and replies are filed by both Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Mr Roy Ngerng.

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China needs '4 Rs' to avoid falling growth, says former vice-premier

China needs to implement the "4 Rs", which refer to remodeling, rebalancing, reforming and reengaging, if it wants to avoid experiencing stagnating or declining growth, said former Chinese vice-premier Zeng Peiyan on Thursday .

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Renowned artist turns photographic memory on Singapore cityscape

British artist Stephen Wiltshire took in the views via a helicopter ride, and will be drawing the Singapore skyline purely from memory.

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