Tag: PM Lee Hsien Loong

PM Lee calls for unity of Singaporeans as first line of defence amid global uncertainties

Singapore— At ruling People’s Action Party PAP65 Awards and Convention at the Singapore Expo on Sunday, November 10, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong told over 2,500 party activists in attendance that the upcoming General Election (GE) would be a “tough fight” that they must...

PM Lee to ASEAN: “Intensify integration efforts”

Speaking at the 35th ASEAN Summit plenary session in Bangkok, Thailand, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong pointed out the necessity for Southeast Asian countries to intensify all initiatives towards integration in order to uphold a “free, open and rules-based” multilateral trading system amidst volatile global scenarios. This...

Mr Lee Kuan Yew and PM Lee were both fans of Malaysia Queen Azizah’s “sambal belacan”

A specialised Malaysian condiment named 'sambal belacan' coupled with her delicious cooking made Raja Permaisuri Agong of Malaysia, Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah, a buzz name in the house of Singapore's ruling elite. Her fans included no less than the illustrious founding father of Singapore Mr...

As Singapore navigates uncharted waters of global uncertainty, PAP and NUTC must establish “symbiotic relationshp” – PM Lee Hsien Loong

In a keynote speech delivered at the NTUC Delegates’ Conference today, PM Lee Hsien Loong guaranteed the Government’s pledge to keep workers at the core of the nation's economic and social development efforts amidst global uncertainties. The Singapore leader likewise asserted that the collaboration between...

Singaporeans’ next 10 years will be more complicated than the last, trade-wise, says PM Lee

With no current resolution in sight for the continuing trade tensions between China and the US, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong is prepping up all Singaporeans to be prepared for rough sailing as the next 10 years will be more complicated than the last. According to PM...

NDR 2019: Decreased university, polytechnic fees starting next year for students from lower-income families

Singapore — In what is considered to be the Prime Minister’s most important political speech of the year, Lee Hsien Loong announced on Sunday. August 18, at this year’s National Day Rally speech, that students from lower-income families can expect to pay decreased university...

NDR 2019: PM Lee announces higher preschool subsidies for middle-income families

Singapore — In his National Day Rally speech on Sunday evening, August 18, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced that the Government will be increasing preschool subsidies by next year to cover the costs of preschool for families in the middle income economic bracket. This...

MPs, NMPs react to NDR announcement of higher CPF contribution rates for older workers

Singapore — One significant part of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s National Day Rally speech was the announcement that from 2021, CPF contribution rates for workers older than 55 will be increased, and that after these changes are made, employees ages 60 and below...

PM Lee to tackle how Singapore can fight global warming in National Day Rally speech

Singapore— In a Facebook post on August 15, Thursday, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said that he will be continuing from where he left off concerning global warming and rising sea levels in his National Day Message last week to talk about what Singapore...

PM Lee says most meaningful NDPs were the ones he marched in

Singapore—Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong was recently in a mood that may be described as both patriotic and nostalgic, as he wrote about past National Day Parades in a Facebook post. According to the Prime Minister, who has attended almost every single National Day Parade...