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Singapore lockdown fears spike ahead of PM's scheduled speech on 'few more' virus steps

(Apr 3): Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will speak to the nation at 4 pm local time, saying the situation in the city-state “is under control, but we want to take a few more steps now.”


'We are SG United': PM Lee rallies Singaporeans to stand together against Covid-19 pandemic

SINGAPORE (Mar 12): In an unanticipated address to the nation on March 12, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has called for Singaporeans to stand together against the Covid-19 pandemic.

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SINGAPORE (Nov 25): “There are new things happening in new parts of the world, and we need to be part of that story.” — Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, wrapping up his official visit to Mexico at t

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NODX contracts for 7th straight month with 8.1% drop in Sept as Singapore fails to escape 'export doldrums'

SIGNAPORE (Oct 17): Singapore’s non-oil domestic exports (NODX) fell 8.1% year-on-year in September – marking the seventh consecutive month of contraction amid uncertainty surrounding the US-China

Singapore economy

Singapore 'lucky' if growth is positive in 2019, PM Lee says

(Oct 17): Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said Singapore will be “lucky” to see positive economic growth in 2019, casting a dark tone over the nation’s outlook as exports continue to slump.

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Singapore (Oct 7): “Officially Tuas is designed to handle 65 million TEUs (20-foot equivalent units), but I am sure PSA can squeeze a little more out of it if we work hard.”


Tuas Megaport set to 'rethink the future of shipping': PM Lee

SINGAPORE (Oct 3): PSA’s new consolidated port in Tuas is set to “rethink the future of shipping,” says Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.

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No need yet for economic stimulus, PM says, as Singapore looks to infrastructure for the future

SINGAPORE (Aug 19): Even as Singapore teeters on the edge of a technical recession, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says there’s no need yet for immediate economic stimulus measures.

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SINGAPORE (Apr 29): “I suggest you build and not just buy.


Many issues remain, but leaders' retreat has paved the way for further talks

SINGAPORE (Apr 15): Meeting for the third time since the new Pakatan Harapan government won the elections in Malaysia a year ago, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his counterpart Dr Mahathir Moha

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