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  1. More support for new parents a welcome move, say observersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... twin Jubilee babies, Charlotte and Colette, during his National Day Rally speech on Aug 23, 2015. (Photo: MCI) SINGAPORE: The enhanced support for having a child in the form of a bigger Baby Bonus, additional paternity leave and a bigger Medisave ...

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  2. Analysis: NDR a rallying call to the nationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Channelnewsasia.com

    SINGAPORE: The context to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's milestone National Day Rally speech on Sunday night bears reiterating. First, the NDR marks the finale of sorts to Singapore's Golden Jubilee celebrations.

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  3. Singapore PM defends immigration policy ahead of general electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | West Australian

    Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Sunday defended his immigration policies and unveiled a set of economic goodies for families ahead of general elections expected to be held in September. "Soon, I will be calling elections to ask for your mandate to take Singapore into this next phase of our nation-building," Lee said in an annual policy speech after the city-state celebrated 50 years of independence from Malaysia.

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  4. National Day Rally 2015: After 50 successful years, Singapore is at a turning point, says PM LeeRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 23 | The Straits Times

    Starting off with a tribute to pioneer servicemen and ending with young Singaporeans performing in LED costumes at the recent National Day Parade, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong took a broad sweep of the country's journey in his National Day Rally speech- setting out the context for the challenges that lay ahead for Singapore. In a wide-ranging speech that was in equal parts a look back and a look forward, PM Lee painted a picture of a nation that defied the odds to succeed but also one that stands at an inflection point.

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  5. NDR 2015: SIT to get a new centralised campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Channelnewsasia.com

    The Singapore Institute of Technology's new centralised campus in Punggol will be integrated with a JTC-built creative industry cluster said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. SINGAPORE: The Singapore Institute of Technology will get a new centralised campus located in Punggol, announced Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at the National Day Rally on Sunday .

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  6. NDR 2015: Enhanced Baby Bonus, more paternity leave among measures to give families a boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Channelnewsasia.com

    A Proximity Housing Grant will also help parents and married children live near each other, while the Medisave Grant for newborns will be increased. Minister Grace Fu says there were 129 National Day babies born in Singapore this year.

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  7. Singapore economy would fail without foreigners: PM LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | DNA India

    The Prime Minister highlighted the role of foreigners in the economy of the city state, saying there are no easy choices and every option carries a downside and some pain of tanking the economy. Closing the doors to foreign workers would tank Singapore's economy, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong cautioned on Sunday as he sought to allay concerns of the countrymen on the "tough issue" of foreigners and immigration.

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  8. NDR 2015: PM Lee outlines measures to ensure Singapore's successRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... Lee Hsien Loong speaking at the National Day Rally 2015 at ITE College Central campus. (Photo: Xabryna Kek) SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced several measures to keep housing affordable and to encourage Singaporeans to have more ...

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  9. NDR2015: We have kept Singapore special over the last 10 years, says PMRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Channelnewsasia.com

    SINGAPORE: At this year's National Day Rally on Sunday , Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong took stock of what his Government has achieved in the last 10 years. Building on what his team inherited, they have kept Singapore special and delivered results for Singaporeans, said Mr Lee, who took over as Prime Minister in August 2004.

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  10. Singapore to raise re-employment age to 67 by 2017: PM LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Business Times

    By 2017, Singapore's re-employment age will be raised from 65 to 67 by law, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Sunday in his National Day Rally speech. The plan to legislate a higher re-employment age follows an agreement reached by the tripartite partners - the government, unions, and employers - who have been discussing how to give companies time to adjust to such a change.

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    Sunday Aug 23 | Business Times

    ... such as population, education, family and housing. While he reflected on the 50 years that have led up to today's Singapore, PM Lee also outlined what will be needed for survival in the years ahead. Catch up on the highlights here. The government ...

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  12. NDR2015: Enhanced Baby Bonus, more paternity leave among measures to give families a boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Channelnewsasia.com

    A Proximity Housing Grant will also help parents and married children live near each other, while the Medisave Grant for newborns will be increased. Minister Grace Fu says there were 129 National Day babies born in Singapore this year.

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  13. NDR 2015: Income ceiling for HDB flat buyers raised, Special CPF Housing Grant doubledRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Channelnewsasia.com

    SINGAPORE: To help more Singaporeans qualify for new HDB flats, the income ceiling to purchase a new Build-to-Order flat will be raised from S$10,000 to S$12,000. As for those looking to buy an Executive Condominium, the income ceiling will be raised from S$12,000 to S$14,000.

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  14. NDR2015: Re-employment age to be raised to 67 by 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Channelnewsasia.com

    SINGAPORE: The Government will legislate to raise the re-employment age from 65 to 67 by 2017, after the coming General Election, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. Speaking at the National Day Rally on Sunday , Mr Lee said that raising the re-employment age to 65 three years ago appears to be working well, with unions and workers happy and employers adjusting and starting to benefit from it.

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  15. NDR 2015: Fresh Start Housing Scheme to help rental flat dwellers own homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Channelnewsasia.com

    The two-room flats under this scheme for second-time buyers will come with shorter leases and stricter conditions on resale. SINGAPORE: The Republic's housing programme has helped more than 90 per cent of HDB dwellers own their flats, but Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong noted that a small group still live in rental units.

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  16. NDR 2015: Nobody can rule out instability, tension in Asia in next 50 years, says PM LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Channelnewsasia.com

    SINGAPORE: This year's National Day Rally comes as Singapore celebrates 50 years of nationhood. During his speech on Sunday , Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong spoke at length about the country's external environment, in particular, its immediate neighbours.

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  17. NDR2015: Singapore must stay special and be a 'shining red dot', says PM LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Channelnewsasia.com

    SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has singled out three fundamental principles that have served to bring Singapore to where it is today: Determination to be a multi-racial society, the culture of self-reliance and mutual support, and the faith between the government and people. Speaking at the National Day Rally on Sunday , he said this year's National Day Parade was more than just a birthday bash.

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  18. NDR2015: No easy choices on immigration and foreigners, says PM LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Channelnewsasia.com

    "Whichever option we choose will involve some pain. Yet I believe I am doing what Singapore needs and what best safeguards your interest," said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.

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  19. NDR 2015: Government working hard to meet people's basic needs, says PM LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Channelnewsasia.com

    In his Mandarin speech at the National Day Rally, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says various measures have been rolled out to keep basic necessities affordable for all. SINGAPORE: The Government has been working hard to meet people's basic needs, and measures have been rolled out to keep basic necessities such as food, transport, healthcare and housing affordable for all, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in his National Day Rally speech on Sunday .

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  20. NDR 2015: MOE to help strengthen teaching of secular subjects in madrasahsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Channelnewsasia.com

    SINGAPORE: Multiculturalism, equality and unity were the key messages of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's speech in Malay for the National Day Rally on Sunday . Mr Lee opened his speech emphasising what Singapore's first Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew promised in 1965: That all Singaporeans will have equal chances to progress.

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