Lawrence Wong

Singapore unveils plan to target net-zero emissions by 2050

SINGAPORE will target net-zero emissions by 2050 and is bolstering its short-term climate goals even as the city-state acknowledges it…

2 months ago

Singapore sees no recession next year as it seeks to beat risks

SINGAPORE’S economy is not at risk of recession or stagflation at this stage, Finance Minister Lawrence Wong said, amid growing…

5 months ago

Singapore’s next PM set for policy speech as inflation anxiety grows

SINGAPORE Deputy Prime Minister Lawrence Wong on Tuesday said the city-state needs to refresh its social compact and address income…

5 months ago

Singapore opposition politicians won’t support GST hike plans

OPPOSITION politicians in Singapore won’t support the government’s plan to proceed with a goods and services tax hike amid inflationary…

6 months ago

Singapore’s PM-in-waiting embodies broader shift in finance hub

IN Asia’s wealthiest nation, where the education system is among the world’s best, Singapore’s prime minister-in-waiting has appeared surprisingly unassuming.…

6 months ago

Malaysia-Singapore to open vaccinated travel lanes from Nov 29

Starting with air travel between Changi and KLIA, fully vaccinated travellers will be subjected to Covid-19 tests in lieu of…

1 year ago

Singapore speeding up COVID-19 vaccination before re-opening border

by BERNAMA / pic by TMR FILE SINGAPORE - Singapore’s priority now is to speed up COVID-19 vaccinations before re-opening its…

1 year ago

Singapore PM announces cabinet reshuffle, Swee Keat remains AS DPM

by BERNAMA / pic by BLOOMBERG SINGAPORE - Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong (picture) Friday announced a Cabinet reshuffle effective…

2 years ago

Singapore bars visitor entry, limit foreign worker returns

By BLOOMBERG SINGAPORE • Singapore said it will bar all short-term visitors and limit foreign workers from entering to reduce…

3 years ago