Nov 17, 2014

Lee of Singapore hails Abe's 'proactive contribution to peace'

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told his Singapore counterpart Monday that Japan will play an assertive role in promoting regional stability and “proactively contribute to peace,” a Foreign Ministry official said. Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said his administration supports Abe’s eagerness to contribute ...

Jul 26, 2013

Japan, Singapore agree to strengthen economic cooperation

Japan and Singapore agreed Friday to strengthen economic cooperation, confirming plans to jointly promote the export of infrastructure systems to other countries. During a meeting in Singapore, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong also confirmed plans to coordinate moves ...

Singapore's PAP loses by-election to Workers' Party

Jan 28, 2013

Singapore's PAP loses by-election to Workers' Party

Singapore’s ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) suffered a rebuke Saturday when it lost a parliamentary by-election despite promising more reforms and massive public spending to appease a restive electorate. The opposition Workers’ Party defeated the PAP, which has been in power for more than ...