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  1. Singapore, Germany to embark on new areas of cooperation: PM LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Federal Chancellery in Berlin, Germany. BERLIN: Singapore and Germany are set to sign new agreements in cybersecurity and defence and work together more closely in areas like finance technology and sports, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Thursday .

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  2. Your Evening BriefingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | Bloomberg

    ... drove the Malaysian economy to the brink, saying he doesn't believe currency trading should even be a business. Singapore's  Lee family to manage their feud  behind closed doors . The younger siblings of Singapore Prime ...

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  3. G20 Summit to Strengthen Multilateral Cooperation: MerkelRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2017 | US News & World Report

    The G20 summit in Germany should strengthen international cooperation and Berlin remains committed to the implementation of a major climate protection agreement, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday on the eve of the gathering in Hamburg. "We're united in our will to strengthen multilateral relations at the G20 summit, that we need an open society, especially open trade flows," Merkel said during a joint news conference with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.

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  4. National Day Parade 2017 to feature 300 unmanned dronesRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2017 | Channelnewsasia.com

    SINGAPORE: Three hundred unmanned drones will take to the skies at the National Day Parade for the first time in the parade's history, organisers said on Thursday . It will be Southeast Asia's biggest display of such drones, they said, adding that the performance aims to "inspire Singaporeans to imagine the immense opportunities that future brings".

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  5. PAP launches new initiative to engage senior activistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | Channelnewsasia.com

    SINGAPORE: The People's Action Party has launched a new initiative to engage and encourage senior activists to continue serving the party and Singapore. Under the initiative, several projects will be launched by the PAP Senior Group.

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  6. Lee Kuan Yew would not wish for family dispute to hurt Singapore's standing: Chee Hong TatRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2017 | Channelnewsasia.com

    SINGAPORE: Founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew would not wish for a family dispute to be turned into a public quarrel that hurt Singapore's international standing, his former principal private secretary Chee Hong Tat said on Saturday . Referring to the spat between Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his siblings Lee Hsien Yang and Dr Lee Wei Ling, Mr Chee, who is now Senior Minister of State for Communications and Information, said in a Facebook post that the "wild allegations have damaged Singapore's reputation, something which spent his entire life building up".

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  7. House threatening to bring down a nationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | NEWS.com.au

    The mailbox at the house of Singapore's late prime minister Lee Kuan Yew at 38 Oxley Road in Singapore. Picture: AFP IT'S not an uncommon scenario after the death of a relative: an unseemly brawl over the legacy left by the dearly departed.

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  8. Singapore gay pride rally draws thousands amid new curbsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | The Star Online

    Singapore's annual Pink Dot gay pride rally drew thousands of people on Saturday, despite new restrictions aimed at keeping foreigners out of domestic politics and barricades put up around the rally site. The rally has been held since 2009 under stringent public assembly laws at Speakers' Corner, an area set aside for demonstrations, performances and exhibitions.

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  9. Lee Hsien Yang explains why he made 38 Oxley Road dispute publicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | Channelnewsasia.com

    SINGAPORE: Mr Lee Hsien Yang explained on Saturday why he and his sister, Dr Lee Wei Ling, went public with a dispute regarding their late father's house at 38 Oxley Road. In a post on Facebook, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's brother said the reason the siblings felt compelled to "bring these issues before the people of Singapore" was that they were "pushed by 's secret Cabinet committee".

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  10. Halimah Yacob says she hopes Oxley Road dispute will be 'properly debated' in ParliamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | Channelnewsasia.com

    SINGAPORE: Speaker of Parliament Halimah Yacob on Saturday said that she hoped issues would be "properly debated" in Parliament on Monday, when Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong is set to address allegations by his siblings against him. "There will be of course a lot of speeches, but I do hope that we can see that the issues are properly debated and hopefully, if we can have some finality, that would be ideal.

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  11. PM Lee had threatened to gazette Oxley Road house, says sisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | The Star Online

    SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong had "threatened angrily" to gazette 38 Oxley Road as a national monument after the death of his father Lee Kuan Yew, his sister Dr Lee Wei Ling claimed. In a Facebook post on Saturday, Dr Lee said this happened after Lee Kuan Yew's will was read to the family, and the Singapore Prime Minister's actions "greatly disturbed" her.

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  12. Malaysia Requests Interpretation Of ICJ's Pulau Batu Puteh JudgementRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2017 | Malaysian National News Agency

    ... in the judgement, the Court found that sovereignty over Pedra Branca/Pulau Batu Puteh belonged to the Republic of Singapore while sovereignty over Middle Rocks belonged to Malaysia and sovereignty over South Ledge, to the State in the territorial ...

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  13. PM Lee threatened to gazette 38 Oxley Road: Lee Wei LingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | Channelnewsasia.com

    SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong had "threatened angrily to gazette" 38 Oxley Road, Lee Wei Ling said in a Facebook post on Saturday . Dr Lee said PM Lee did this following the reading of Lee Kuan Yew's will by lawyers after his death.

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  14. Changi Airport Terminal 4 to hold open house from Aug 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Channelnewsasia.com

    A giant LED screen that will project sights and sounds of Singapore inside Changi Airport's Terminal 4. SINGAPORE: Changi Airport's Terminal 4 will hold an open house for the public to get a sneak peek at the new terminal building from Aug 7 to 20. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong received a preview of Changi's newest terminal during a tour on Friday , he said in a Facebook post. "I spent two hours getting a preview of T4 yesterday.

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  15. First two weeks of July to be rainy, but expect a few warm days: Met ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Channelnewsasia.com

    SINGAPORE: The first fortnight of July is expected to be rainy, much like the second half of June, the Meteorological Service Singapore said on Friday . Thundery showers are expected mostly in the late morning and early afternoon on five to seven days, the Met Service said.

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  16. PM Lee, DPM Teo to make ministerial statements in Parliament on 38 Oxley Road disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Channelnewsasia.com

    SINGAPORE: When Parliament sits on Monday, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean will deliver ministerial statements on the dispute surrounding the house of the late founding prime minister Lee Kuan Yew at 38 Oxley Road. According to the Parliament order paper released on Friday , PM Lee will address allegations of abuse of power made by his siblings, Mr Lee Hsien Loong and Dr Lee Wei Ling.

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  17. 18,000 national servicemen to undergo counter-terrorism training each year from JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Channelnewsasia.com

    The move is part of a broader reorganisation of the Singapore Armed Forces to tackle the threat of terrorism, and enable national servicemen to be deployed jointly with the Home Team in security operations. The Operationally-Ready National Servicemen of the 745th Battalion, Singapore Guards during an activation exercise SINGAPORE: To deal with the growing threat of terrorism, the Singapore Armed Forces is expanding counter-terrorism training beyond the military's selected active units such as the Special Operations Taskforce and the Army Deployment Force which was set up just last year.

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  18. Trump, PM Lee to meet next week at G20 summitRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2017 | Channelnewsasia.com

    SINGAPORE: US President Donald Trump and Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will meet at a summit of world economic powers in Germany next week in their first face-to-face encounter, US officials said on Thursday . Besides Mr Lee, Mr Trump will also meet other Asian leaders including Chinese President Xi Jinping, Indonesian President Joko Widodo, South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

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  19. 38 Oxley Road dispute: Lee Wei Ling again questions PM Lee's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Dr Lee highlighted a portion of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's statutory declaration, which stated that Mr Lee Kuan Yew "came to accept Cabinet's position" that the house would be demolished, and cited an 2011 email by Mr Janadas Devan, who is now the Chief of Government Communications. SINGAPORE: Dr Lee Wei Ling, sister of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, on Friday again questioned the latter's account regarding whether their family home at 38 Oxley Road should be demolished, this time highlighting what the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew said following a Cabinet meeting in Jul 21, 2011.

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  20. No confidence fair, complete account of Oxley Road events will be told in Parliament, says Hsien YangRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | The Star Online

    SINGAPORE: Parliament is not the correct forum to look into allegations surfaced in the Oxley Road dispute, said Lee Hsien Yang, adding that he has "no confidence that a fair, transparent or complete account of events will be told". The younger brother of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong took to Facebook again on Thursday, this time to voice "serious concerns" about Hsien Loong delivering a ministerial statement in Parliament on July 3 to refute his siblings' charges.

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