Lee Hsien Loong

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Indian-origin lawyer to succeed PM's wife as Singapore's Temasek's CEO

09 Feb 2021

Indian-origin lawyer to succeed PM's wife as Singapore's Temasek's CEO

Indian-origin leading corporate lawyer Dilhan Pillay Sandrasegara will succeed Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's wife as Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of a state-owned wealth management group.

Coronavirus: Singapore quarantines 20,000 migrant workers as COVID-19 cases rise

06 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Singapore quarantines 20,000 migrant workers as COVID-19 cases rise

In Singapore, roughly 20,000 migrant workers have been quarantined as the threat of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has troubled the city-state.

Singapore PM announces one-month shutdown to tackle coronavirus outbreak

03 Apr 2020

Singapore PM announces one-month shutdown to tackle coronavirus outbreak

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Friday said that all schools and most workplaces will remain closed for a month in a bid to stop the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

After attending 'Howdy Modi' event, Trump will meet Imran Khan

21 Sep 2019

After attending 'Howdy Modi' event, Trump will meet Imran Khan

US President Donald Trump's schedule for the next couple of days is jam-packed as he will meet several leaders from across the globe.

Bonhomie, laughs, and meetings: Here's what happened at G20 Summit

29 Jun 2019

Bonhomie, laughs, and meetings: Here's what happened at G20 Summit

At the G20 Summit which concluded in Japan's Osaka on Saturday, world leaders displayed warmth for one another.

President Ram Nath Kovind dissolves 16th Lok Sabha

25 May 2019

President Ram Nath Kovind dissolves 16th Lok Sabha

Two days after results of Lok Sabha elections were declared, President Ram Nath Kovind signed an order dissolving the 16th Lok Sabha on Saturday.

Financial inclusion for 1.3bn Indians achieved, says Modi in Singapore

14 Nov 2018

Financial inclusion for 1.3bn Indians achieved, says Modi in Singapore

On Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with US Vice President Mike Pence, shortly after delivering a keynote address at Singapore's Fintech Festival.

PM Modi to award winners of 'India-Singapore Hackathon 2018'

13 Nov 2018

PM Modi to award winners of 'India-Singapore Hackathon 2018'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will present awards to winners of the first "India-Singapore Hackathon 2018" which aims to harness and showcase innovation potential of the youth from the two countries on Thursday.

US Vice President Pence to meet PM Modi next week

09 Nov 2018

US Vice President Pence to meet PM Modi next week

US Vice President Mike Pence would meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his four-nation trip next week.

Singapore PM's heath-record hacked, along with records of 1.5mn Singaporeans

20 Jul 2018

Singapore PM's heath-record hacked, along with records of 1.5mn Singaporeans

Hackers have stolen health records belonging to 1.5mn Singaporeans, including PM Lee Hsien Loong, who was specifically targeted in Singapore's biggest ever data breach, authorities said today.

PM, 15L citizens targeted in Singapore's "biggest data breach"

20 Jul 2018

PM, 15L citizens targeted in Singapore's "biggest data breach"

The personal data of 15L Singapore citizens were targeted in the city state's "biggest ever data breach," authorities said today.

PM Modi leaves for India after wrapping up 3-nation tour

02 Jun 2018

PM Modi leaves for India after wrapping up 3-nation tour

PM Narendra Modi has left for India after concluding his significant and successful three-nation visit to Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore.

Modi meets Singapore PM and President, receives 'guard of honor'

01 Jun 2018

Modi meets Singapore PM and President, receives 'guard of honor'

PM Narendra Modi today met his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong and discussed ways to enhance bilateral cooperation specially in trade, investment, connectivity, innovation and technology.

PM Modi arrives in Singapore, last leg of three-nation trip

31 May 2018

PM Modi arrives in Singapore, last leg of three-nation trip

PM Narendra Modi today arrived in Singapore on the last leg of his three-nation tour to hold talks with the country's top leadership and deliver a keynote address at the Shangri-La Dialogue.

Singapore couple challenges forced marriage annulment after husband's sex change

03 Apr 2018

Singapore couple challenges forced marriage annulment after husband's sex change

In a rare incident, Singapore annulled the marriage of a couple after the husband underwent a sex change surgery last year, saying the nation-state didn't permit same-sex marriages.

Would've thrown demonetization-proposal in dustbin if I were PM: RaGa

10 Mar 2018

Would've thrown demonetization-proposal in dustbin if I were PM: RaGa

Congress President Rahul Gandhi today said demonetization was "not a good" initiative while interacting with a gathering of the Indian diaspora in Kuala Lumpur.

Rahul Gandhi in Singapore: Congress has a clean slate now

08 Mar 2018

Rahul Gandhi in Singapore: Congress has a clean slate now

Congress President Rahul Gandhi yesterday began a five-day trip to Singapore and Malaysia. He plans to reach out to the Indian diaspora and will also meet the PMs of the two countries.

SC deems perks given to former MPs, MLAs 'unreasonable'

23 Mar 2017

SC deems perks given to former MPs, MLAs 'unreasonable'

The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Centre to respond why facilities given to former MPs and MLAs should not be scrapped.

Indian Government plans salary hike for President

26 Oct 2016

Indian Government plans salary hike for President

The 7th Pay Commission's recommendations place the salary of the Indian President at Rs.1 lakh lesser than the country's highest-tier bureaucrat, the Cabinet secretary.

Singapore PM condemns cross-border terrorism

06 Oct 2016

Singapore PM condemns cross-border terrorism

On his visit to India, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong displayed solidarity with India over the death of 18 soldiers in the globally criticized Uri attack.

Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong on a five-day India trip

04 Oct 2016

Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong on a five-day India trip

Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore arrived in India on 3rd Oct on a five-day visit, the focus of which is to strengthen bilateral ties.