Tag: PM Lee

Long queues in supermarkets before PM’s Facebook post and speech

Singapore -- There were long queues in the supermarkets on Friday (April 3) even before Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong posted on Facebook that he would be speaking at 4 pm on the Covid-19 situation. He had posted on Facebook that "the current situation is...

Government officials’ pay cut may be in the region of S$7.6M

Singapore—As a show of solidarity with Singaporeans who are experiencing economic loss due to the coronavirus pandemic, Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat announced that political office holders will be taking a pay cut not once but twice. On February 28, Mr Heng announced...

Singaporeans call on PM Lee to implement lockdown and extend school closure

In response to Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's post regarding the nation's two recent deaths due to Covid-19, Singaporeans have issued a call for the Government to implement stricter measures to fight the spread of the virus. Mr Lee on Saturday (March 21) published...

Netizen points out PM Lee’s fondness for pink shirts and people love it

In the last few days, one netizen made an amusing conclusion—Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong likes his pink shirts. Sporting different shades of pink on separate occasions  while giving national announcements, the PM is being lauded for his sense of fashion. Netizens are lapping...

Netizens concerned that PM Lee has “lost weight” and are encouraging him to rest

Not long after Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong delivered a speech addressing the Covid-19 situation in Singapore, a few netizens have taken to Facebook to express their concern for Mr Lee, who seemed to have "lost weight." Netizens also compared his "outstanding" leadership...

“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...