OXLEY DEBATE

Debate shows no abuse of power: PM

THE lengthy debate over allegations that Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong had misused his authority regarding the fate of his family's Oxley Road home ended on Tuesday, with PM Lee stressing that the parliamentary session had sent a clear message to Singaporeans that there was no abuse of power...
OXLEY DEBATE

ESM Goh to MPs: Clear PM Lee of allegations or censure him

EMERITUS Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong on Tuesday called for a "clear conclusion" at the end of the two-day debate on the 38 Oxley Road saga, calling on lawmakers to either clear Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong of the allegations by his siblings, or censure him...
OXLEY DEBATE

WP chief keeps open mind, but needs more convincing

WORKERS' Party (WP) chief Low Thia Khiang told Parliament on Tuesday that the opposition party cannot conclude as yet if the allegations made by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's siblings are baseless or not...

PM Lee: Oxley Road debate shows there has been no abuse of power by him or the government

PRIME Minister Lee Hsien Loong said that Singaporeans can see that there has been no abuse of power by either him or the government.

Low Thia Khiang: Investigation needed to clear PM over Oxley Road allegations

OPPOSITION chief Low Thia Khiang said it is not possible to clear Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong over the Oxley Road allegations without an investigation, although he is prepared to give PM Lee the benefit of the doubt.

Parliament has to clear PM over allegations or censure him: ESM Goh

A MINISTER who thinks that an allegation made against him is without basis has to sue, said Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong on Tuesday in parliament.

Lee Kuan Yew accepted proposal to renovate 38 Oxley Road: PM Lee

THE late founding prime minister Lee Kuan Yew had, in 2011, accepted a proposal by his eldest son, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, to renovate the family home at 38 Oxley Road rather than demolish it.

PM Lee explains why he chose not to sue his two siblings over allegations

PRIME Minister Lee Hsien Loong believes he has a "strong case" against his two siblings, if he decided to sue them or take legal action against them for their allegations...
THE FINISH LINE

UFC's Red-hot Octagon Girl

RED Dela Cruz works for Las Vegas-based mixed martial arts (MMA) giant Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), but says she prefers staying outside the cage to competing in it.
LEE FAMILY SPAT

PM Lee says siblings' allegations are 'mostly inaccurate'

PRIME Minister Lee Hsien Loong has described the ongoing allegations against him by his two younger siblings, Lee Wei Ling and Lee Hsien Yang, as "mostly inaccurate"...
LEE FAMILY SPAT

Special ministerial committees ensure national interest prevails: Tharman

THE practice of setting up special ministerial committees began many years ago and this is how the government ensures that important issues are given in-depth attention, said Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam on Thursday.

DPM Teo on why ministerial committee on Oxley Rd house was set up

DEPUTY Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean has shed more light on why he decided to set up and chair a ministerial committee to study the options for the Oxley Road house that belonged to the late former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew.

PM Lee urges Muslims to help fight extremism and self-radicalism

PRIME Minister Lee Hsien Loong has urged the Muslim community in Singapore to "stand together and shoulder to shoulder" with the government in the ongoing effort to tackle the problem of extremism and self-radicalism...
LEE FAMILY SPAT

Workers' Party 'concerned' about allegations against PM

THE opposition Workers' Party (WP) has expressed concern over the dispute between Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his two younger siblings over their father's Oxley Road house...

Two more Singaporeans issued with orders under Internal Security Act: MHA

TWO Singaporean men have been arrested and issued with orders under the Internal Security Act, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said in a statement on Tuesday afternoon.

Revised registers of electors open for public inspection

AHEAD of the upcoming presidential election in September, the Elections Department (ELD) announced on Monday that the registers of electors have been revised and are now open for public inspection.

PM Lee lifts party whip for parliamentary session on allegations

PRIME Minister Lee Hsien Loong has apologised for the ongoing family dispute involving him and his two younger siblings, admitting that the episode has affected Singapore's reputation and Singaporeans' confidence in the government...

PM Lee apologises over dispute with siblings, will speak in parliament on July 3

PRIME Minister Lee Hsien Loong has apologised to Singaporeans over the ongoing private dispute between him and his two younger siblings.

UFC delivered its A-game in Singapore

THE Ultimate Fighting Championship's (UFC) freshman appearance in Singapore back in January 2014 was a relatively low-key event that wouldn't rank too highly on the "must-watch" list of most mixed martial arts (MMA) fans...
PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS 2017

Group picks up application forms for 'potential' Istana candidate

THE race to become Singapore's next President took on a fresh twist on Friday, as a group of men arrived at the Elections Department to pick up application forms on behalf of someone they described as a "potential candidate"...
THE FINISH LINE

Finn ready to slay demons in Singapore

BEING a professional wrestler these days is more than just donning a pair of colourful tights, getting into the ring a few times a week and pounding the living daylights out of an opponent.

Civil servants to get half-month mid-year bonus

CIVIL servants in Singapore will receive a mid-year bonus of half a month's salary in July, a tad more than the 0.45-month they got last year. ...

UFC renews Fox Sports broadcast deal for 3 more years

AMERICAN mixed martial arts (MMA) promoter Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has renewed its broadcast deal with Fox Sports Asia for another three years.

Singapore civil servants to get 0.5 month mid-year bonus

CIVIL servants in Singapore will get a mid-year bonus of 0.5 month, the Public Service Division (PSD) announced on Thursday afternoon. This is slightly higher than the 0.45 month they received in 2016.

Lee Hsien Yang plans to leave Singapore

LEE Hsien Yang, the chairman of the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore and younger brother of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, is planning to leave Singapore "for the foreseeable future", in a move he feels "compelled" to make. ...