Over 500 US-based Singaporeans showed up for an early National Day party at the Singapore embassy in Washington DC on Sunday. With PM Lee and Mrs Lee, they sang the National Anthem, recited the pledge and cut a cake.
PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN/THE STRAITS TIMES
WITH Singapore and the US celebrating 50 years of bilateral relations this year, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong hailed the deep people-to-people links that have helped keep those ties strong all this while.
"The fact that there are so many Singaporeans here in...