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  1. Hong Kong to release Singapore's seized troop carriersRead the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | Reuters

    Hong Kong is to release armored vehicles belonging to Singapore impounded in the Chinese-ruled city on their way home from military exercises in Taiwan, Singapore said on Tuesday. Hong Kong customs seized the troop carriers in November.


  2. Hong Kong to release Singapore's detained troop carriersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    Hong Kong will release Singapore's armored vehicles impounded and detained in the Chinese-ruled territory during shipment from Taiwan following military exercises there, the city-state said on Tuesday. In a statement, Singapore's foreign affairs ministry said Hong Kong authorities would release the Singapore Armed Forces' troop carriers and other equipment to the Singapore government.


  3. Hong Kong to return seized armoured vehicles to SingaporeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | South China Morning Post

    Hong Kong will return to Singapore the nine armoured vehicles it seized two months ago, the city-state's foreign ministry announced on Tuesday, bringing an end to a diplomatic row that plunged its ties with Beijing to a low point. Hong Kong customs said investigations into the episode over a possible breach of laws governing the import and export of strategic commodities "might lead to criminal prosecution", while a source told the Post that the shipping company responsible for transporting the vehicles was likely to face legal action.


  4. After US exit, Asian nations try to save TPP trade dealRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Raw Story

    ... Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said he had held discussions with Abe, New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English and Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong overnight about the possibility of proceeding without the United States. "Losing the United ...


  5. Detained Terrexes to return to Singapore: MFARead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    A member of security gestures near tarpaulin-covered armoured vehicles belonging to the Singapore military at a customs and excise facility in Hong Kong on Nov 25, 2016. SINGAPORE: The nine Singapore Armed Forces Terrex Infantry Carrier Vehicles detained by Hong Kong authorities over what the Ministry of Defence described as licensing issues will be returning to Singapore.


  6. Asian Nations Try to Save TPP Trade DealRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Fox News

    Australia and New Zealand said on Tuesday they hope to salvage the Trans-Pacific Partnership by encouraging China and other Asian nations to join the trade pact after U.S. President Donald Trump kept his promise to pull out of the accord. The TPP, which the United States had signed but not ratified, was a pillar of former U.S. President Barack Obama's policy to pivot to Asia.


  7. Asian TPP nations pledge to salvage trade accord after U.S. exitRead the original story

    4 hrs ago |

    Gov. Chris Sununu is pressing ahead with his 90-day suspension of all new rules or regulations by state government, despite a letter from a joint House-Senate rules committee advising the newly... Harbor Homes of Nashua has acquired a large building on Northeastern Boulevard that could eventually house 55 treatment beds for individuals battling ... (more)


  8. Philippine Secretary of National Defense makes introductory visit to SingaporeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    In a meeting with Singapore's Defence Minister Dr Ng Eng Hen on Tuesday, both minsters reaffirmed the the two countries' warm and friendly defence relationship. Singapore Defence Minister Dr Ng Eng Hen meets with Philippine Secretary of National Defense Delfin Lorenzana.


  9. Airbus expects more A350 training demand at Singapore facilityRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Flight Global

    Airbus is expecting more demand for A350 training at its facility in Singapore, as Asia Pacific gears up to take more deliveries of the type in the coming years. The Airbus Asia Training Centre , has also seen its airline customers grow from 17 when it first opened last April, to 28 today, its general manager Yann Lardet tells reporters at a briefing.


  10. Push to save Pacific Rim trade deal after US exits TPP pactRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Fox News

    ... President Enrique Pena Nieto, New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key, Peru's President Ollanta Humala Tasso, Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, and Vietnam's President Truong Tan Sang. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File) (The Associated Press) ...


  11. Mahathir opposes HSR projectRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Star Online

    SINGAPORE: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is opposed to the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail , a project for which China is among the contenders. Citing financial constraints, the former prime minister, who is chairman of Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia, said the HSR contract signed between Malaysia and Singapore may not be a done deal if the Opposition comes to power.


  12. Singer Chrisette Michele responds a " again a " to inauguration performance backlashRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Gospel singer Travis Greene, left, and R&B singer Chrisette Michele perform at the "Liberty" Inaugural Ball in Washington on Jan. 20. Conventional wisdom might dictate that the safest response to social media backlash is good old-fashioned silence - at least until the tweets die down. R&B singer Chrisette Michele, who faced razor-sharp criticism following her decision to perform at President Trump's inauguration, is clearly not the silent type.


  13. Here are the executive orders Trump signed todayRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    President Donald Trump signs his first executive order in the Oval Office of the White House on Friday. Trump signed the confirmations of Defense Secretary James Mattis and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, and an executive order requiring federal agencies to ease the economic burden of the Affordable Care Act until it is repealed.


  14. Malaysia urges Trump not to cut US regional presenceRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    ... security and economy." His remarks came at an international forum of top defence officials and academics held in Singapore to prepare for a summit of the Shangri-La Dialogue, an intergovernmental security forum that will be held in the city-state on ...


  15. Call to all tourists: Visit ASEAN, spend more, stay longerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Nation

    ... tropical weather and calm waters, was also in a good position to promote cruise tourism, said Lee, adding that Singapore will be the lead coordinator to develop cruise tourism in the region. Lee said the ASEAN Tourism Research Association will offer ...


  16. Trump dumping Trans-Pacific PartnershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ZDNet Blogs

    ... TPP," Ciobo told ABC Radio on Monday. Ciobo last week met with six of the TPP's parties -- Japan, Canada, Mexico, Singapore, New Zealand, and Malaysia -- at the World Economic Forum to discuss the future of the trade deal. "The Turnbull government ...


  17. Trump's Pullout of TPP Opens Way for ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2016 | News Max

    ... another country wanted to join, saying, 'Yes, we open the door for them signing up to the agreement as well.'" But Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said reopening negotiations wouldn't be easy. "If you sign a fresh agreement, you have to ...


  18. Countries hope to work with Trump administration, worry about "America first"Read the original story

    Saturday Jan 21 | Xinhuanet

    ... this alliance on the basis of sovereign equality and mutual respect." In congratulatory messages to Trump, Singapore's President Tony Tan Keng Yam said Singapore expects to "broaden and deepen our bilateral relationship," and Prime Minister Lee ...


  19. Are China-Singapore relations ready to thaw?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 15 | South China Morning Post

    China's Foreign Affairs Vice-Minister Liu Zhenmin, right, and Singapore's Foreign Affairs Permanent Secretary Chee Wee Kiong. Photo: AFP Singapore and China, at odds over the prolonged detention of the city state's armoured vehicles in Hong Kong, may find themselves clawing out of their diplomatic low point early on in the Year of the Rooster, analysts say, after the two countries announced that high-level talks would be held in February.


  20. PM Lee hands out red packets to needy elderly in Teck GheeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 21 |

    Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong handed out red packets to 459 needy elderly from Ang Mo Kio's Teck Ghee division on Saturday . SINGAPORE: Senior residents in Teck Ghee were greeted with some early festive cheer on Saturday morning when Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong visited the area and handed out red packets ahead of Chinese New Year.