Commanding Officer HMAS Arunta Commander Cameron Steil watches over HMAS Arunta's boarding party as it conducts a boarding while on patrol in the Middle East Region. Photo: oyal Australian Navy While many Australians spend Anzac Day off work, Royal Australian Navy personnel around the world will remain on watch, contributing to global security, stability and prosperity.
Eight heads of government of the 10 Association of Southeast Asian Nations member-countries and Myanmar's Foreign Minister and State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi, who is representing President Htin Kyaw, are due to arrive this week in Manila for the Philippines' hosting of the 30th ASEAN Summit 2017 at the Philippine International Convention Center . Aside from Suu Kyi, those who are confirmed to attend the ASEAN Summit are Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Indonesian President Joko Widodo, Thailand Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang, and Laos President Bounnhang Vorachith.
You know what it's like. You're waiting for the bus on your way to work and inevitably, you're late.
If you're looking for a bargain break you don't have to limit yourself to budget beach holidays in Europe . Norwegian CEO Bjorn Kjos said: "Our transatlantic flights have shown the huge demand for affordable long-haul travel, so we are delighted to expand into new markets and offer our first route to Asia from the UK.
SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong lauded the late Othman Wok's legacy of racial harmony in a eulogy delivered at his memorial service on Wednesday , noting the former politician's crucial role in leading Malay Singaporeans through Separation and into part of a united national identity. One of Singapore's first generation of leaders, Mr Othman died on Monday at the age of 92. He was accorded a state-assisted funeral on Tuesday and State flags on all Government buildings were flown at half-mast until conclusion of his memorial service.
Businesses in Singapore are bracing for higher costs in a country that's already among the world's most expensive to live in. [SINGAPORE] Businesses in Singapore are bracing for higher costs in a country that's already among the world's most expensive to live in.
By Massita Ahmad SINGAPORE, April 18 -- Royal Malaysian Air Force Chief, General Datuk Seri Affendi Buang today called on Second Minister for Defence, Ong Ye Kung. Affendi, who is in Singapore for his introductory visit for three days until April 19, also called on Chief of Defence Force, Lieutenant-General Perry Lim and Chief of Air Force Major-General Mervyn Tan, and inspected a guard-of-honour at the Ministry of Defence this morning.
Former Cabinet minister and one of Singapore's first-generation leaders Mr Othman Wok has been laid to rest on Tuesday afternoon. SINGAPORE: The nation laid to rest one of its first-generation leaders, the late Mr Othman Wok, on Tuesday afternoon .
Mr Teo will be in Hong Kong from Apr 18 to 19. He will then visit the United States from Apr 19 to 23. SINGAPORE: Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean will make a working visit to Hong Kong on Tuesday and visit the United States after that, the Minister of Foreign Affairs announced in a media release on Monday. Mr Teo's upcoming visit to Hong Kong will reaffirm longstanding and close cooperation between Singapore and Hong Kong, MFA said.
Former PAP Old Guard Othman Wok served as Singapore's Social Affairs Minister from 1963 to 1977 and was Singapore's ambassador to Indonesia between 1977 and 1980. He was among 10 leaders who signed the Independence of Singapore Agreement on Aug 9, 1965.
Pan-democrat Charles Mok pens letter slamming government's lagging innovation policies, while chief executive blames opposition filibusters for delays A war of words erupted between Hong Kong's outgoing chief executive and pan-democratic lawmaker Charles Mok on Sunday after the latter penned a piece criticising the administration's lagging policies in innovation and technology. Incumbent leader Leung Chun-ying launched an unexpected counter-attack on his Facebook page, saying that the pan-democrats, whom he accused of slowing down government policies, should instead be blamed.
SINGAPORE: New mega-housing projects, linkways for pedestrians and cyclists, and a larger recreational area at Marsiling - these are some of the plans residents of Woodlands can look forward to. As part of the third batch of estates under the Housing and Development Board's Remaking Our Heartlands programme, the Woodlands estate will be spruced up over the next five to ten years.
Singapore is a controversial subject, described as "The Big Apple of Asia," or "Disneyland with Capital Punishment." On the one hand, there are those who admire its efficient government and material accomplishments; on the other hand, there are those who deplore its antipathy to freedom of expression.
SINGAPORE: A mosque named after Singapore's first President Yusof Ishak was officially opened on Friday by his widow Noor Aishah. The ceremony was witnessed by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Minister-in-Charge for Muslim Affairs Dr Yaacob Ibrahim.
SINGAPORE: First built in the 1960s, the Dawson estate in Queenstown is one of the oldest public housing projects in Singapore. Over the last 10 years, the estate has undergone a face-lift under the Remaking Our Heartland programme, which was first announced by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in 2007.
The Republic of Singapore Air Force and the U.S. Air Force are participating in a joint exercise from now until May 11th. This is the first time they've actually deployed aircraft and personnel to the Guam.
The Mongolian Ministry of Energy has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Poh Golden Ger Resources Pte Ltd, which is the Mongolian subsidiary of Singapore's "Poh Group Pte", for coal aerification and power generation, reports news.mn. The Singaporean company will cooperate with Mongolia for constructing the coal aerification plant, which will generate power through the process of burning a combination of coal dust and gas.