File picture: A couple walks past Carnival Asia's Costa Atlantica at the Marina Bay Cruise Centre in Singapore. SINGAPORE: ASEAN tourism ministers this week outlined their strategic plans for the next few years after at the annual ASEAN Tourism Forum in Singapore, agreeing to develop a Joint Declaration on Cruise Tourism.
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said that Singapore will be doing well if it can achieve two to three per cent growth every year over the next 10 years. SINGAPORE: The Singapore economy as a whole is on a steady path and at a stable level, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Fri at a forum jointly organised by the EDB Society and The Straits Times.
The Royal New Zealand Air Force's 2017 Air Tattoo is turning out to be a fighter jet extravaganza, with two F-15SG aircraft added to the line-up for the event on February 25 and 26. The Air Tattoo promises to be one of the most exciting events of the summer and the confirmation of the F-15SGs from the Republic of Singapore Air Force for the ground display complements the Royal Australian Air Force's F-18 Hornets and the United States Air Force's F-16 Fighting Falcons in the flying display at RNZAF Base Ohakea. Ohakea Base Commander Group Captain Nick Olney says the latest confirmation for the two-day festival of military aircraft will thrill aircraft enthusiasts around the country.
Guwahati, Jan. 19: Faculty members from ITE Education Services, Singapore, will visit the state on February 13 to hold discussions with the government on the setting up of a "skill city" in the state, Assam employment, skill and entrepreneurship development minister Chandra Mohan Patowary said today. The proposed "skill city" will be a centre of excellence where different schools of trade will be introduced to cater to the needs of students from the Northeast.
In this Aug. 2, 2016, file photo, singer Chrisette Michele performs for President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, and his wife Ho Ching, in the State Dining Room of the White House during a state dinner in Washington. The New York Daily News reported on Jan. 18, 2017, that Michele would perform at President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration Jan. 20, 2017.
The renewed bilateral agreement allows the Republic of Singapore Air Force to continue its joint military training at Kalaikunda Air Force Station in India. The Republic of Singapore Air Force's F-16D+ fighter aircraft and the Indian Air Force's Su-30 fighter aircraft in a flight mission during joint military training in 2016.
Singapore's Prime Minister, the ASEAN Secretary General and ASEAN tourism ministers launch campaign to attract 121 million tourists to Southeast Asia in 2017 The Prime Minister of Singapore, Mr Lee Hsien Loong, and ASEAN Secretary General, Mr Le Luong Minh, officially launched the VisitASEAN@50 Golden Celebration tourism campaign on 18 January at the opening of the ASEAN Tourism Forum in Singapore. The campaign promotes the twin objectives of commemorating the 50th anniversary of ASEAN, and embracing the ASEAN region as a single and united tourism destination.
Despite ongoing police investigations, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's planned visit to Singapore and Australia is "very much still on," an Australian official said on Wednesday. Planning for the late February visit is proceeding apace, according to the official.
SINGAPORE: The chopping noise from the rotors of a helicopter pounded louder as it made its way through clear skies towards the SAFTI Live Firing Area. The hostile aircraft was in Singapore airspace, posing a clear and immediate danger as it navigated its way over the rough terrain.
Making her final speech at the White House as First Lady, Michelle looked chic in a red Narciso Rodriguez dress with statement drop earrings. October 2016 Michelle Obama certainly dressed to impress for her final state dinner as First Lady.
This was discussed during the 10th Bilateral Consultations between the Singapore and Chinese Foreign Ministries, co-chaired by Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin. Singapore's Permanent Secretary for Foreign Affairs Chee Wee Kiong with China's Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin on Tuesday .
More than 50 rental flats in Marine Parade GRC got spring-cleaned on Sunday , while 2,400 households got donated food. This One Community Day event saw over 700 volunteers this year - almost five times the 151 volunteers when the event was launched in 2011.
The new Edusave Skills Award was among other education awards given out today, by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, at his ward in Ang Mo Kio. SINGAPORE: The first batch of students eligible for the new Edusave Skills Award received their awards this month, said the Ministry of Education .
Judicial Commissioners See Kee Oon and Chua Lee Ming have been appointed High Court judges with effect from Jan 31. SINGAPORE: Judicial Commissioners See Kee Oon and Chua Lee Ming have been appointed High Court judges, the Prime Minister's Office said in a press release on Thursday . Their appointments, which were made by President Tony Tan Keng Yam on the advice of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, will take effect on Jan 31. Both judges will be sworn in on Feb 1. With the appointments, the Supreme Court will have a total of 16 Judges , nine Judicial Commissioners, five Senior Judges and 12 International Judges.
It won't be suitable for civilians. It's a huge change coming courtesy of an expansion to the Shoalwater Bay Military Training site, an already-significant area of countryside more than 100km northwest of Rockhampton.
The inaugural Meeting of Anti-Piracy Contact Points and Workshop on Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships involving participants from Africa and Asia was held in Singapore today. Organised by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore and the Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia Information Sharing Centre , the two-day meeting gathered about 20 participants to foster closer linkages amongst anti-piracy contact points to enable more effective information sharing and communication.
Murata Machinery Singapore Ptd Ltd has deployed its autonomous floor scrubber and drier, 'Buddy', at the Singapore Changi Airport. In a statement today, Murata said, with the independently-developed 'Intelligent Transfer Navigation System' , Buddy would enhance efficiency and reduce manpower required for cleaning large spaces, especially during night-time operations.