Vivian Balakrishnan, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Singapore, addresses the general debate of the General Assembly's seventy-first session. UN Photo/Cia Pak 26 September 2016 In a world of increased uncertainty and volatility, with sluggish growth, growing xenophobia and rising nationalism and protectionism, the United Nations is essential for the survival and prosperity of small states, Singaporean Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan told the General Assembly today.
Senior Minister of State for Transport Josephine Teo , with Scoot and Tigerair CEO Lee Lik Hsin and JETRO Executive Vice President Yuri Sato, at the launch of Scoot's inaugural flights from Singapore to Sapporo. TOKYO, Japan: There is scope to upgrade the air services agreement between Singapore and Japan, including expanding opportunities for airlines in Singapore to use Japanese airports as a transit point for outbound flights, said Senior Minister of State for Transport Josephine Teo on Monday .
SINGAPORE: Rapid technological advancements will see Singapore's economy constantly navigating uncharted waters and Singaporeans will need to prepare themselves for changes that will likely come in one wave after another, said Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam on Sunday . Speaking at a post-National Day Rally dialogue at Bukit Batok Community Club, Mr Tharman said: "You can't forecast well in advance before the waves come.
SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will make an official visit to Japan from Sep 26 to 29, as the two countries mark 50 years of diplomatic relations, the Prime Minister's Office said on Sunday . During the trip, the Prime Minister will receive a posthumous award from Mr Abe on behalf of the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew.
To unsuspecting outsiders, the camaraderie among Singapore's multiracial population is just a happy, unplanned circumstance. But suggest that to the tiny island-state's long-time rulers and you are likely to get a strong reaction.
SINGAPORE: A record number of students were recognised for their academic achievements by self-help groups for the Indian and Malay-Muslim community, SINDA and Mendaki. The SINDA Excellence Awards honoured more than 460 students from the primary to university levels.
SINGAPORE: A new national movement which aims to prepare the public in the event of a terrorist attack was officially launched on Saturday by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. SGSecure is a revamp and an extension of the existing Community Engagement Programme , which was launched in 2005.
SINGAPORE: A new mobile app that enables the police and Singapore Civil Defence Force to send important alerts to the public during terrorist attacks or other major emergencies was launched by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Saturday . The SGSecure app is a "one-stop portal for members of the public to download useful information on counter-terrorism and to receive alerts in the event of major emergencies in Singapore," said the Ministry of Home Affairs .
SINGAPORE: The Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Industry will play a key role in strengthening Singapore's partnership with China, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at the 110th anniversary dinner of SCCCI on Friday . Mr Lee said the Chinese Chamber's historic roots in helping immigrants from China settle in Singapore has helped build networks with China, Singapore's largest trading partner.