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8 hrs ago | The Straits Times

Being fair to grads and non-grads

The promise made by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in his National Day Rally speech earlier this month, that the public service could and would do more to support the aspirations of non-graduates, is taking shape.

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12 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

China State Councillor Yang Jiechi visits Singapore

Mr Yang met Singapore's Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Minister, Emeritus Senior Minister and Foreign Minister on Friday .

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19 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

PM Lee responds to blogger's affidavit

The Prime Minister said that parts of Roy Ngerng's affidavit are "inadmissible, irrelevant" and "designed to advance political agenda".

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23 hrs ago | The Straits Times

Time to relook Singapore's private pension plans

To provide more state support for lower- and middle-income groups, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced an annual bonus for the poorest old folk and extended the Lease Buyback scheme to owners of four-room Housing Board flats.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Southeast Asia, Singapore, World News, Retirement, Opinion

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Straits Times

CPF review: More details on fund's flexibility, Minimum Sum in 2 weeks

Singaporeans will have a better idea of what the Government envisages for the Central Provident Fund in the next two weeks, when a panel finalises its review of areas in need of improvement.

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The Straits Times

Pulling together to pick up sticks

A humble fishball stick made political history in Singapore when it helped prompt the setting up of the new Municipal Services Office .

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Channelnewsasia.com

PM Lee and PM Najib bond over a meal of nasi briyani

For a change, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong hosted his Malaysian counterpart, Mr Najib Razak, to a simple nasi briyani meal, instead of the usual lavish dinners.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Kazakhstan's Foreign Affairs Minister meets PM Lee

The leaders affirmed the warm bilateral relations between the two countries and welcomed closer business links and people-to-people exchanges.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Straits Times

PM Lee Hsien Loong and PM Najib Razak jointly open Agrobazaar outlet

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak at the opening of the Agrobazaar Malaysia outlet at Sultan Gate on Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014.

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The Straits Times

Hail the king of fruit - 10 types of durians from Malaysia

Fruits from Malaysia are on showcase at the new Agrobazaar Malaysia, which will be opened officially by Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and the Malaysia Prime Minister Najib Razak on Aug 27. The 5,100 sq ft outlet in Sultan Gate off Beach Road will promote the fresh fruit and agro-based produce of Malaysia.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Southeast Asia, Singapore, World News, Malaysia

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Star Online

Najib's idea bears fruit with opening of agrobazaar

SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong are set for a historic launch of the Malaysia Agrobazaar in Singapore today.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Local firms more open to hiring non-degree-holders: SHRI

This could be due to the fact that local bosses face the challenge of recruiting talent and believe in on-the-job training more than paper qualifications, said the Singapore Human Resources Institute.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Delegation from Sub-Saharan African countries meets PM Lee

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says he hopes the upcoming 3rd Africa-Singapore Business Forum would help Singapore and African companies connect and identify joint business opportunities.

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The Straits Times

Non-graduate civil servants can expect faster career progression: Public Service Division

Non-graduates in the Civil Service who perform well and are ready to take on larger responsibilities can expect to progress faster in their careers, based on their performance, the Public Service Division said on Tuesday.

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Singapore boosts cyber security after...

Singapore on Tuesday announced new measures to strengthen cyber security to prevent a recurrence of attacks on government websites incuding those of its president and prime minister.

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The Straits Times

Committee to spearhead fund-raising efforts for Yusof Ishak Professorship at NUS

The Malay/Muslim community will head fund-raising efforts for the new Yusof Ishak Professorship in Social Sciences at the National University of Singapore announced by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in his National Day Rally speech.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

PM Lee congratulates Thailand's new leader

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said in a letter that he wishes new Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha success in restoring stability and in bringing about reconciliation among Thais.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Government accepts ASPIRE committee recommendations

The recommendations aim to give every Singaporean the opportunity to "realise their potential and progress in life, no matter what their starting point", the committee says.

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The Star Online

Durian diplomacy to kick off at agrobazaar in Singapore

PETALING JAYA: Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will be getting his craving for the king of fruits fulfilled this Wednesday, this time, courtesy of Malaysia.

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The Straits Times

Wow wow west: Jurong's revamped gardens

A Grey Heron in the Japanese Garden which is connected to the Chinese Garden. -- PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI FOR THE STRAITS TIMES Experts suggest having water-sports attractions such as kayaking to draw tourists as well as locals to the Jurong Lake District.

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