Singapore Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Nepal earthquake: Stranded at Kathmandu airport and sleeping on mats, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | The Straits Times

    ... International Airport. About 50 other Singaporeans are here with me. We are waiting eagerly for a Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) C-130 plane to land here so we can return home. One is scheduled to land at 10.30am today (April 28) Nepal time ...

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  2. Asean Summit: From territory to terrorism, six highlights you need to knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | The Straits Times

    ... the importance of resolving disputes and differences through peaceful means, and in line with international law. Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong also said that if not properly managed, tensions may well escalate and lead to incidents. He ...

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  3. Singapore: Nepal Quake: Diversion of S'pore planes puts evacuation, relief plans on holdRead the original story

    Monday Apr 27 | Asia News Network

    Plans to evacuate Singaporeans from quake-hit Nepal were delayed when three Republic of Singapore Air Force C-130 planes could not land at Kathmandu airport yesterday because of congestion. Two of the RSAF planes were diverted to Kolkata in India.

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  4. China maritime tensions dominate Southeast Asia summitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Thanh Nein News

    Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Thailand's Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, Laos' Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong, Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak, Myanmar's President Thein Sein, Sultan of Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah, Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen, Indonesia's President Joko Widodo and Philippines' President Benigno Aquino III, pose for a photo during the opening ceremony of the 26th ASEAN Summit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, April 27, 2015.

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  5. Hsien Loong Gets a Shock: Where are you from, asks saxophonist from SabahRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Malaysia Chronicle

    Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong is a well known Asean leader, but to a Sabahan bamboo saxophonist, he is just a VIP in the crowd he needs to entertain. The artiste clad in his Kadazan traditional costume, was serenading the Asean leaders with his bamboo saxophone, capturing Lee's attention.

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  6. Nepal needs aid desperately as death toll exceeds 4,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | The Straits Times

    ... told reporters: "We are really desperate for more foreign expertise to pull through this crisis." Two Republic of Singapore Air Force planes deployed for aid efforts were diverted to Kolkata while a third had to fly to Patna. The country director of ...

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  7. City Council Considers Anti-TPP ResolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | City Limits

    ... Kan (Japan), Nguyen Minh Triet (Vietnam), Julia Gillard (Australia), Sebastian Pinera (Chile), Lee Hsien Loong (Singapore), Barack Obama (United States), John Key (New Zealand), Hassanal Bolkiah (Brunei), Alan Garcia (Peru), and Muhyiddin Yassin ...

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  8. Singaporeans await flights out of Nepal; some remain unaccounted forRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Channelnewsasia.com

    In the aftermath of the devastating earthquake in Nepal, some Singaporeans are camped out in the Kathmandu airport waiting to leave, some have made it home, while others are still unaccounted for. KATHMANDU: Thirty-one year old Diana Fu was supposed to be flying home from Nepal on Monday night via an Republic of Singapore Air Force plane, but due to congestion in the Kathmandu airport, the plan did not materialise.

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  9. Nepal earthquake: RSAF planes unable to land in Kathmandu airport due to congestionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | The Straits Times

    Plans to evacuate Singaporeans out of quake-hit Nepal have been delayed as three Republic of Singapore Air Force C-130 planes did not land at Kathmandu Airport on Monday. Two of the RSAF planes were diverted to Calcutta in India.

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  10. RSAF planes unable to land in Kathmandu, Nepal due to congestionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | The Straits Times

    Plans to evacuate Singaporeans out of quake-hit Nepal have been delayed as three Republic of Singapore Air Force C-130 planes did not land at Kathmandu Airport on Monday. Two of the RSAF planes were diverted to Calcutta in India.

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  11. PM Lee Hsien Loong to discuss Singapore-KL high speed rail with Malaysia PM Najib next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | The Straits Times

    Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong grabs hand of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak with his wife Rosmah Mansor at the 26th Asean Summit in Kuala Lumpur on April 26, 2015. -- PHOTO: EPA PRIME Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Monday he would be meeting his Malaysian counterpart Najib Razak at a leaders' retreat next week when they will discuss areas of cooperation such as the high speed rail.

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  12. PM Lee opens Singapore High Commission chancery in KLRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says the launch of the chancery is a good way to mark the progress of Singapore-Malaysia ties over 50 years. SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong officially opened the new chancery of the Singapore High Commission in the heart of Kuala Lumpur on Monday .

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  13. Banknotes or airport? Singapore mulls Lee Kuan Yew tributeRead the original story

    Monday Apr 27 | Bangkok Post

    The death of the widely revered leader known as "LKY" last month has sparked a vigorous debate in Singapore over how to honour its first prime minister, who famously disdained personal monuments. His son, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, has called for further reflection on how best to remember the late leader, whose death sparked an unprecedented outpouring of grief in the city-state, saying any decision must "stand the test of time".

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  14. Australian Air Force chief makes farewell visit to SingaporeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Air Marshal Geoff Brown's two-day farewell visit to Singapore underscores the close and long-standing defence relations, MINDEF says. Chief of Air Force of the Royal Australian Air Force Air Marshal Geoff Brown calling on Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen.

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  15. PM Lee urges ASEAN to 'press on' in ASEAN Community bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong urges leaders to press on in the area of services liberalisation, and called on the complete ratification of the ASEAN Open Skies agreements by the end of the year. Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong , together with other ASEAN leaders and their wives pose for a group photo before a gala dinner in honour of ASEAN heads of state during the 26th ASEAN Summit in Kuala Lumpur on April 26, 2015.

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  16. PM Lee Hsien Loong urges Asean to push forward on measures to draw region closer togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | The Straits Times

    ... had agreed to Laos' proposal to host the 28th and 29th summits back-to-back in November 2016. PM Lee put on record Singapore's support for an Asean common time zone, which Malaysia had propose but which was still under discussion. He also thanked ...

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  17. Nepal earthquake: Three members of Singapore Everest team to stay, one to be evacuatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | The Straits Times

    Three members from the Aluminaid Team Singapura 2015 team attempting to fly the Singapore flag on Mount Everest remain at the base camp while a fourth member is being evacuated out of capital Kathmandu. Economics graduate Seumas Yeo will be evacuated out of Kathmandu on Monday , team captain Muhammad Hilwan Mohamed Idrus said in an email update.

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  18. Asean is tangible reality for many, Najib says at opening of summitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | The Straits Times

    Association of South East Asian Nations leaders Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Thailand Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, Laos Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong, Malaysia Prime Minister Najib Razak, Myanmar President Thein Sein, Sultan of Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah, Cambodia Prime Minister Hun Sen, Indonesia President Joko Widodo and Philippines President Benigno Aquino III, hold crossed hands as they pose for the group photo during the opening ceremony of the 26th ASEAN summit at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Center, Malaysia, on April 27, 2015.

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  19. Temasek Succession Plans Under Scrutiny as Ho Takes SabbaticalRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2015 | Bloomberg

    ... three-month sabbatical raises the question that's been asked repeatedly in the past six years: who will steer Singapore's investment mothership when she eventually leaves? Ho, 62, said last week she's taking time off to attend to "a couple of ...

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  20. More than 180 take part in LTA hackathon, more transport data made availableRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | The Straits Times

    ... decide to either walk, cycle or take public transport to get to their locations on time. -- ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN SINGAPORE - More than 180 participants took part in a Hackathon organised by the Land Transport Authority (LTA) over the weekend, and ...

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