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Brother of Singapore prime minister backs new opposition party

Jul 31, 2019 - 7:25 AM

'I wholeheartedly support the principles and values of the Progress Singapore Party,' says a Facebook post of Lee Hsien Yang, estranged brother of the Singapore Prime Minister in support of the opposition

Lee Hsien Yang, younger brother of Singapore's prime minister Lee Hsien Loong, leaves the Supreme court on April 10, 2017. Lee Hsien Yang and Lee Wei Ling, the younger siblings of Singapore’s current prime minister Lee Hsien Loong, have taken the government to court for control over oral history tapes recorded by their father. ROSLAN RAHMAN / AFP

First-family feud in Singapore flares anew

Jan 07, 2019 - 7:44 PM

A bitter quarrel erupts between Premier Lee Hsien Loong, and his younger brother and sister following the death in 2015 of their father, Singapore's revered founding leader Lee Kuan Yew

Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong speaks at a business forum on the sidelines of the 33rd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit in Singapore on November 12, 2018. (Photo by Roslan RAHMAN / AFP)

Malaysia's Mahathir vows to scrap Singapore rail link

May 28, 2018 - 9:07 PM

Prime Minister Mahathir calls a 'final decision' to scrap plans for the bullet-train line between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore, which had been agreed on several years ago and was expected to cut travel times to 90 minutes from five hours by road today

Malaysia's newly-elected Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad addresses civil servants from the Prime Minister's office during his first assembly in Putrajaya on May 21, 2018.  Manan VATSYAYANA / AFP

Duterte, Singapore's Lee agree to fight terrorism, drugs

Dec 15, 2016 - 8:50 PM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte meets Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and President Tony Tan during his two day state visit

SINGAPORE-PH TIES. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong meet at Istana in Singapore on December 15, 2016. RTVM photo

Singapore blogger to pay libel damages to PM Lee over 17 years

Mar 14, 2016 - 6:15 PM

UPDATED If Roy Ngerng misses an installment he would have to pay the full amount of SGD 150 000 immediately

epa04826131 Singaporean blogger Roy Ngerng speaks to reporters, after his defamation trial against Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, outside the Supreme Court building in Singapore, 01 July 2015. Today marks the start of a three-day trial which seeks to award PM Lee damages after Ngerng had accused Singapore's Prime Minister of misusing savings from the Central Provident Fund (CPF). EPA/WALLACE WOON

Singapore prime minister wins $106,000 in damages from activist

Dec 17, 2015 - 8:47 PM

Singapore s High Court rules that activist Roy Ngerng acted out of malice when he accused Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong of stealing state funds

GUILTY. Singaporean blogger Roy Ngerng speaks to reporters after the Supreme Court hears on July 1, 2015, the defamation case filed against him by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. The court ruled on December 17 that the blogger acted out with malice. Photo by Wallace Woon/EPA

Singapore PM grilled by activist in defamation case

Jul 01, 2015 - 8:50 PM

Lee s lawyers said the offending blog suggests that the prime minister misappropriated cash from the state pension fund

Space cargo crash, non-singles on Tinder, #MayPac in social media | SciTech4u

May 11, 2015 - 2:12 PM

Trying to find the love of your life on Tinder? Think again That and more in this week s episode of SciTech4u

Lee Kuan Yew and the Singapore he built

Mar 29, 2015 - 10:04 AM

He boiled his nation’s success down to a few simple ideas: a respect for elders and the law hard work and the recognition that the needs of society must transcend the individual’s

SINGAPORE'S VISIONARY. Former Singapore prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew speaks in an event in Barcelona, Spain, September 13, 2005. Guido Manuilo/EPA

Jeane Napoles, Lee Kuan Yew, Arum on fight earnings | The wRap

Mar 24, 2015 - 7:24 PM

Jeane Napoles is back in the Philippines What is Lee Kuan Yew’s legacy? Bob Arum says the Pacquiao Mayweather fight could earn more than 400 million

Lee Kuan Yew, Lacson on Mamasapano, Mayweather shows no mercy | The wRap

Mar 23, 2015 - 9:00 PM

Singapore’s founding leader Lee Kuan Yew dies Ping Lacson says President Aquino should take responsibility for Mamasapano Mayweather shows his sparring partners no mercy

Singapore PM joins Facebook 'fun'

Apr 20, 2012 - 6:42 PM

Singapore s Prime Minister launches his own Facebook page to better connect with citizens