Singapore PM Lee says ready to step down in couple of years; no successor picked yet – Reuters India

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Reuters India Singapore PM Lee says ready to step down in couple of years; no successor picked yetReuters IndiaFILE PHOTO: Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong speaks at the International Conference on The Future of Asia in Tokyo, Japan, September 29, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo. In an interview with CNBC released on Friday, Lee, 65, […]

Institutes of higher learning in 'tremendously strong position' to help train workers: Ong Ye Kung – Channel NewsAsia

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Channel NewsAsia Institutes of higher learning in ‘tremendously strong position’ to help train workers: Ong Ye KungChannel NewsAsiaSingapore has seen success when it comes to encouraging lifelong learning, but this success can be further enhanced by tapping on institutes of higher learning, Minister for Education (Higher Education and Skills) Ong Ye Kung said on Thursday […]

Four dead from landslide at Malaysia construction site, victim search to continue – Channel NewsAsia

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The Malaysian Insight Four dead from landslide at Malaysia construction site, victim search to continueChannel NewsAsiaKUALA LUMPUR: Four foreign workers were killed and 10 others are missing after a landslide at a construction site in George Town, capital of the northwest Malaysian state of Penang, authorities said. The bodies of three Bangladeshis and one …A […]

Downtown Line 3 makes grim debut as commuters experience train delays on opening day – The Independent

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The Independent Downtown Line 3 makes grim debut as commuters experience train delays on opening dayThe IndependentCommuters who were hoping that they would not experience service disruptions on the brand new Downtown Line 3 (DTL3) were sorely disappointed. Several commuters reported experiencing delays on the line that opened to the public today, following a … and […]

Malaysian arrested in Singapore for impersonating police to scam woman of RM830k – The Star Online

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The Star Online Malaysian arrested in Singapore for impersonating police to scam woman of RM830kThe Star OnlineSINGAPORE: A 23-year-old Malaysian man has been arrested for his involvement in a police officer impersonation scam amounting to $270,000 (RM837,514), the police said in a statement on Friday (Oct 20). A 39-year-old woman made a police report on …Malaysian […]

Silencing another generation? – Part 1 – The Online Citizen

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The Online Citizen Silencing another generation? – Part 1The Online CitizenWhy did he say that Singapore today “is a vastly different and more liberal place compared to what it used to be?….” Last year, he shared the same view with pre-university students. He said: “There is more freedom now compared to a decade ago, “let […]

Malaysian man arrested for involvement in S$270000 police impersonation scam – Channel NewsAsia

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Channel NewsAsia Malaysian man arrested for involvement in S$270000 police impersonation scamChannel NewsAsiaSINGAPORE: A 23-year-old Malaysian man has been arrested over his alleged involvement in a scam to cheat a woman of S$270,000 by impersonating the police. In a news release on Friday (Oct 20), police said a 29-year-old woman reported receiving a … and more » […]

Congresswoman accuses John Kelly of lying, escalating dispute over Donald Trump's condolence call – The Straits Times

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New York Times Congresswoman accuses John Kelly of lying, escalating dispute over Donald Trump’s condolence callThe Straits TimesWASHINGTON (NYTIMES) – US Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson said on Friday (Oct 20) that President Donald Trump’s chief of staff lied about her role in a 2015 dedication ceremony for a federal building, escalating the back-and-forth jabs between […]

Brexiters trying to 'bluff' UK's readiness for no-deal scenario, says Macron – The Guardian

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The Guardian Brexiters trying to ‘bluff’ UK’s readiness for no-deal scenario, says MacronThe GuardianEmmanuel Macron has accused Brexiters of seeking to “bluff” the EU into softening its negotiating stance by championing a no-deal scenario, in a dramatic intervention at a summit of European leaders. The French president said such an outcome was “in no …Theresa May […]

Spain urges polls as pressure mounts on Catalan separatists – Yahoo Singapore News

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Yahoo Singapore News Spain urges polls as pressure mounts on Catalan separatistsYahoo Singapore NewsSpain was preparing Friday to seize powers from Catalonia’s separatist government, pushing for regional elections as a way out of the country’s worst crisis in decades. Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said a “critical point” had been reached and that his …Spain plans new […]