Tag: PM Lee

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...

Government’s humorous Deepavali videos go viral

Singapore—The government released several videos in time for Deepavali which Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong called “fun” but “with a serious message.” Netizens are enjoying them as well. One video, which promotes Workforce Singapore (WSG)'s Adapt and Grow programmes features a grandma who levels up her cooking skills in...

PM Lee applauded on Chinese social media for comments on HK protests

Singapore—Prime Minister commented on the protests in Hong Kong twice this week, which earned him praise from commenters on social media. At the NTUC National Delegates' Conference on October 15, Wednesday, PM Lee talked about the “deep and widespread unhappiness in Hong Kong society” where...

At Forbes Global Conference, PM Lee reiterates that US-China trade war impacts the whole world

Singapore—At the 19th Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong warned of the global effects of the trade war between the two biggest economies in the world, saying that it would not only hurt China and the United States, but would negatively...

PM Lee: We already have a government that represents the workers’ interests – the PAP government

Singapore— Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong made a promise that, just as it has from the beginning, the ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) will always stand by workers. The Prime Minister made these remarks at the NTUC National Delegates' Conference on Tuesday, October 15, 2019. He...

To favour US over China or vice-versa: A “painful choice,” says PM Lee

With the continuing tension between the US and China, Asian countries are placed in a difficult situation and will be pressured to choose which side to go, when that happens, it will be a very "painful choice" to make, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong...

Politico: “Do higher government salaries actually pay off for Singaporean citizens?”

Singapore—American political journalist site Politco recently published a series of articles entitled "HOW TO FIX POLITICS These Five Places Tried Bold Political Experiments. Did They Work?” The series takes a look at what five countries have done in order to have political systems that...

PM Lee receives award for religious harmony, credits Singapore’s policies for ensuring “minorities never feel shut out”

Singapore—Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, who is in New York for a week-long visit, received the prestigious World Statesman Award from the Appeal of Conscience Foundation. This award is given to people who are proponents of peace, prosperity and freedom, human rights and dignity, within...