Tag: PM Lee

“This year’s Budget has extra significance” says PM Lee

Singapore – PM Lee went to Facebook to express the “extra significance” of this year’s Budget. On February 18, Tuesday, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Heng Swee Keat announced the 2020 Budget in Parliament. One of the core points mentioned was the Stabilisation and...

Netizens echo PM Lee’s heartfelt Valentine greetings to Singapore’s frontline healthcare workers

Singapore—When Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong sent a very special Valentine’s Day greeting on Friday, posting a photo on his Facebook account of a rose and a card to honour the country’s frontline healthcare workers, many individuals left messages on the post, echoing his...

PM Lee uploads new profile pic to mark his 68th birthday

Singapore—On the occasion of his 68th birthday on Monday, February 10, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong chose a new and upbeat profile picture—one that shows determination to defeat the problems that have arisen from the current Novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak. PM Lee’s new photo, which...

PM Lee’s video on coronavirus goes viral in the Philippines

Singapore—On Saturday, February 8, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong delivered a message about how the novel coronavirus (2019nCoV), which originated in Wuhan has been spreading and has since infected over 40,000 people around the globe, with a death toll of over 900. The government raised...

PM Lee underscores how important it is for Singapore to remain open amid global tensions and protectionism

Davos—Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, who is in Davos, Switizerland, for the world World Economic Forum, stressed the necessity of Singapore to remain open amidst a globe atmosphere of protectionism and populism. In a panel discussion tackling multilateralism, PM Lee said that an open policy...

PM Lee: We want every child to get the best education they can

Singapore — Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong underlined the importance of education for everyone, as well as for the country’s future, at an award ceremony in Townsville Primary School in Ang Mo Kio over the weekend (Jan 4-5). According to Mr Lee, Singapore’s educational system...

PM Lee on leave until Jan 3, DPM Heng is Acting PM from Dec 25 to Jan 3

Singapore — The Prime Minister’s Office announced yesterday (Dec 20) that Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will be on leave for two weeks from Dec 21 to Jan 3 next year. Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat, who is also Finance Minister, will be...

Netizens charmed by PM Lee & Ho Ching’s ‘Arc de Triomphe’ pose in South Korea

Singapore's number one power couple, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his wife, Ho Ching, the Chief Executive Officer of Temasek Holdings, displayed a softer side in recent photos taken in South Korea, where PM Lee is currently attending the ASEAN summit meetings. The Prime...

“Are we ready for a non-Chinese PM then?” – WP politician asks as PM Lee defends reserved presidential election

Workers' Party (WP) politician Yee Jenn Jong raised critical questions after Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong defended the reserved presidential election, at the People's Action Party (PAP) convention last Sunday (Nov 10). Mr Yee asked whether PM Lee's reasoning that minorities would feel disenfranchised and...

Vulgarities against PM Lee, PAP, scrawled on DBS bank in Hong Kong now cleaned up

Singapore—Vulgarities taking aim at Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and ruling People’s Action Party that had been sprayed on the glass doors of a DBS bank in Hong Kong were immediately removed on November 14. Singaporeans first heard of the graffiti via the Facebook...