Tag: Vivian Balakrishnan

China hosting 4 Asean ministers, including Vivian Balakrishnan, in individual meetings, raises questions

Singapore— China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi after talks with his Singapore counterpart, Dr Vivian Balakrishnan, is also meeting the foreign ministers of Malaysia, Indonesia...

Singapore, China exploring ways to resume cross-border travel: Vivian Balakrishnan

Singapore – Foreign Affairs Minister Vivian Balakrishnan announced on Wednesday (Mar 31) that Singapore and China are looking to resume cross-border travel between them. Dr...

Vivian Balakrishnan: Situation in Myanmar ‘an unfolding tragedy’

Singapore—Foreign Affairs Minister Vivian Balakrishnan called the crisis in Myanmar "an unfolding tragedy” in remarks to the press on Mar 26 after he met...

S’pore contributing to Covid-19 Asean Response Fund, pledged US$5m to COVAX

Singapore—Workers' Party chairman Sylvia Lim (Aljunied GRC) asked Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan in Parliament on Monday (March 1) if Singapore is earmarking its vaccine...

Vivian Balakrishnan and Pritam Singh: TraceTogether debate shows closing gap between PAP and Opposition...

The standard playbook for Parliament used to be different. A battery of government MPs would play around with a couple of lonely Opposition MPs...

WP’s Gerald Giam to question Vivian Balakrishnan on effects of Myanmar coup

Singapore -- Workers' Party (WP) treasurer Gerald Giam is set to raise concerns over the Myanmar coup and its effects on Singaporeans with Minister...

Vivian Balakrishnan “blindsided” by “ingenuity and brilliance” of TraceTogether app

Singapore -- Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan stepped forward on Tuesday (Feb 2) to take full responsibility for the TraceTogether mistake. The issue was brought to...

PSP’s Francis Yuen says Vivian Balakrishnan having “overlooked” the CPC with regards to TraceTogether...

Following the Progress Singapore Party's (PSP) statement on Jan 10 about ministers backtracking on TraceTogether promises, PSP Assistant Secretary-General Francis Yuen explained the party's...

TraceTogether app data: Vivian Balakrishnan admits he had not thought of CPC

Singapore -- Speaking in Parliament on Tuesday (Jan 5), Dr Vivian Balakrishnan issued a clarification on the collection and use of TraceTogether app data...

Johor Bahru businesses plead for borders to reopen

Kuala Lumpur – Businesses in Johor Bahru have urged the Malaysian government to reopen borders to Singapore as they continue to struggle amid the...
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