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Lee Hsien Loong

Lee and Jokowi Pledge Continuity at Final Leaders’ Summit

Lee and Jokowi Pledge Continuity at Final Leaders’ Summit

By Sebastian Strangio
For the first time, the Singaporean and Indonesian leaders attended the Leaders' Retreat along with their successors.

Who Is Lawrence Wong, Singapore’s Next Prime Minister?

Who Is Lawrence Wong, Singapore’s Next Prime Minister?

By Sebastian Strangio
The deputy prime minister will take over from Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong next month.
Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong to Step Down on May 15

Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong to Step Down on May 15

By Associated Press
Lee will hand power to his deputy, Lawrence Wong, in a long-planned transition.

Singapore Adds New Corruption Charges to Case Against Former Minister

Singapore Adds New Corruption Charges to Case Against Former Minister

By Sebastian Strangio
Ex-Transport Minister S. Iswaran has been charged with obtaining $14,000 in kickbacks, including golf clubs and expensive whisky.

Singapore’s PM Defends Taylor Swift Exclusivity Arrangement

Singapore’s PM Defends Taylor Swift Exclusivity Arrangement

By Rod McGuirk
Lee Hsien Loong did not reveal the cost of the deal, which was paid for from a government fund established to rebuild tourism after the COVID-19 pandemic.

Singapore’s Ex-Transport Minister Charged With 27 Offenses, Including Corruption

Singapore’s Ex-Transport Minister Charged With 27 Offenses, Including Corruption

By Sebastian Strangio
The graft case against S Iswaran is the first against a Singaporean cabinet member in nearly four decades.

Malaysia, Singapore Agree to New SEZ to Boost Border Trade

Malaysia, Singapore Agree to New SEZ to Boost Border Trade

By Sebastian Strangio
The planned SEZ is just one of a range of initiatives designed to tighten the economic integration between the two countries.
Singapore’s PM Announces Plan to Step Down Before 2025 Election

Singapore’s PM Announces Plan to Step Down Before 2025 Election

By Associated Press
He will hand over power to his deputy and Singapore's Finance Minister Lawrence Wong late next year.

Singaporean Parliamentary Speaker and MP Resign Over ‘Inappropriate’ Affair

Singaporean Parliamentary Speaker and MP Resign Over ‘Inappropriate’ Affair

By Sebastian Strangio
The resignations follow the rare arrest of a cabinet member amid a probe by the country's Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau.

A Maturing Pragmatism in Indonesia-Singapore Relations

A Maturing Pragmatism in Indonesia-Singapore Relations

By Mustafa Izzuddin
Despite the twists and turns in their nations' ties, Joko Widodo and Lee Hsien Loong will leave things much better than they found them.

Malaysia’s PM Anwar Ibrahim Makes State Visit to Singapore

Malaysia’s PM Anwar Ibrahim Makes State Visit to Singapore

By Sebastian Strangio
The one-day visit comes amid a period of stagnation in relations between Singapore and Kuala Lumpur.
Singapore Repeals Archaic Law Criminalizing Sex Between Men

Singapore Repeals Archaic Law Criminalizing Sex Between Men

By Sebastian Strangio
The historic abrogation of Section 377A was accompanied by a constitutional amendment that effectively slams the door on same-sex marriage.

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