Singapore welcomes US assurance that AUKUS supports ASEAN centrality: PM ASEAN

Singapore welcomes US assurance that AUKUS supports ASEAN centrality: PM

Singapore welcomes the US's assurance that its recent trilateral defence pact with Australia and the United Kingdom (AUKUS) will support ASEAN centrality and contribute to regional peace and stability, Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong told the virtual ASEAN-US Summit on October 26.
Singaporean PM affirms policy to stay open World

Singaporean PM affirms policy to stay open

Singapore must stay open to preserve its status as a global business hub, even as the country continues to tighten its foreign worker policies and addresses anxieties among locals over competition for jobs, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on August 29.
Singapore PM affirms importance of ties with US World

Singapore PM affirms importance of ties with US

Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on August 23 his country valued the United States renewing its ties with the city-state during a joint news conference with the visiting US Vice President, Kamala Harris.
First dual-mode desalination plant inaugurated in Singapore World

First dual-mode desalination plant inaugurated in Singapore

Singapore’s National Water Agency PUB announced on February 4 that the first large-scale and dual-mode desalination plant Keppel Marine East (KMEDP) has been inaugurated, which is capable of meeting about 7 percent of demand for drinking water in the island state.
Singapore approves Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for use World

Singapore approves Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for use

Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced on December 14 that the country had approved the use of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and German firm BioNTech, with the first shipment due to arrive in Singapore by the end of December.
Thai, Singaporean PMs highly evaluate signing of RCEP World

Thai, Singaporean PMs highly evaluate signing of RCEP

Thai Prime Minister and Defense Minister Gen. Prayut Chan-o-cha and Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong welcomed the signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Agreement at the virtual 4th RCEP Summit held on November 15.
Singaporean PM announces new cabinet World

Singaporean PM announces new cabinet

Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on July 25 announced his new Cabinet 15 days after the People's Action Party (PAP) won this year’s general election with 61.24 percent of the votes.