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Next-generation leaders? Half of them already in place: PM Lee Hsien Loong

HALF of Singapore's next generation of political leaders are already in place, and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong hopes that another batch will enter office in the next general election.

Opposition veteran Goh Meng Seng applies to set up political party

OPPOSITION veteran Goh Meng Seng, a former member of the National Solidarity Party (NSP) and the Workers' Party (WP), has applied to set up a political party.

‘Quality of next-gen leaders will be critical factor’

Former Senior Minister S. Jayakumar shares his views on a post-Lee Kuan Yew future, why Government cannot sit back on issues of race and religion, and why he has no desire to return to public life, even to...

Research firms say PAP in strong position; believe next general election will be sooner rather than later

The ground is sweet for the People’s Action Party (PAP) and a general election this year is looking increasingly likely, according to two reports released this week by research firms which analyse political...

Amos Yee found guilty of both charges, sentencing on June 2 pending probation report

Teenage blogger Amos Yee Pang Sang was found guilty of uploading an obscene image and making remarks intending to hurt the feelings of Christians on Tuesday, after a two-day trial last week.

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May 20, 2015 10:14 AM

Next-generation leaders? Half of them already in place: PM Lee Hsien Loong

HALF of Singapore's next generation of political leaders are already in place, and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong hopes that another batch will enter office in the next general election.

May 19, 2015 01:58 PM

Opposition veteran Goh Meng Seng applies to set up political party

OPPOSITION veteran Goh Meng Seng, a former member of the National Solidarity Party (NSP) and the Workers' Party (WP), has applied to set up a political party.

May 14, 2015 01:58 PM

Research firms say PAP in strong position; believe next general election will be sooner rather than later

The ground is sweet for the People’s Action Party (PAP) and a general election this year is looking increasingly likely, according to two reports released this week by research firms which analyse political and other trends here. 

May 13, 2015 08:59 AM

Amos Yee found guilty of both charges, sentencing on June 2 pending probation report

Teenage blogger Amos Yee Pang Sang was found guilty of uploading an obscene image and making remarks intending to hurt the feelings of Christians on Tuesday, after a two-day trial last week.

May 13, 2015 08:41 AM

'Unrealistic' to say religion is no longer sensitive issue: PM Lee

PM Lee stressed the importance of not taking Singapore's religious harmony for granted at the 66th anniversary dinner of the Inter-Religious Organisation (IRO), an inter-faith group he credited with helping to bring about unity and harmony among religious groups.

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‘Quality of next-gen leaders will be critical factor’

Former Senior Minister S. Jayakumar shares his views on a post-Lee Kuan Yew future, why Government cannot sit back on issues of race and religion, and why he has no desire to return to public life, even to the Istana - a question asked of him in 2011.

'Men now expected to bring home the bacon - and cook it'

Singapore's fertility rate is so low partly because young people have high aspirations about marriage and this, plus the financial cost, puts them off even starting relationships, says Professor Jean Yeung, 56. The director of the newly launched Centre for Family and Population Research also...

 

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