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...

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.

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...

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 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...

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"...

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.

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.

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. ...

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. ...

Internal ministerial committee set up to consider options for 38 Oxley Road

AN internal ministerial committee was set up by Cabinet to consider the options for 38 Oxley Road and the implications of these options, said Cabinet secretary Tan Kee Yong in a statement on Wednesday.

Rampant Argentina net 6 past Singapore

WITHOUT their captain and most recognisable player, an Argentina team minus Lionel Messi still managed to make mince meat out of Singapore in their friendly match at the National Stadium on Tuesday night.

First Singaporean woman detained under ISA for radicalism

IN a first for Singapore, a 22-year-old female citizen has been detained under the Internal Security Act (ISA) for radicalism.

The 'greatest political miscalculation of the modern era'

"Happening" is an apt word to describe some of the monumental events that have taken place around the world in the last few days...

MOU opens more doors for Singapore firms in Myanmar

INTERNATIONAL Enterprise (IE) Singapore on Thursday signed an agreement with the Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC) that will open more doors for Singapore firms to do business in Myanmar.

Against Argentina, Lions have more than pride at stake

IN just five days, the National Stadium in Kallang will stage a tantalising football spectacle that has already been billed as Singapore's match of the year...

Protect Singapore's legacy of corruption-free system: PM Lee

SINGAPORE has, over the years, developed a system and culture that "eschews corruption", and the country's progress depends on its ability to stay clean and corruption-free, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Tuesday...

Second Chance chief optimistic he will get green light to contest

A PROMINENT Malay business leader turned up at the Elections Department (ELD) along Prinsep Street on Monday morning to pick up a set of application forms needed for the upcoming presidential election reserved for Malay candidates.

Registers of electors to be updated by July 31

THE registers of electors will be updated ahead of the upcoming presidential election in September.

September start for upgraded Singapore-Australia trade deal

THE upgraded version of the bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) between Singapore and Australia will enter into force in September.