Lee Kuan Yew, founder of modern Singapore, dies at 91

Asia Pacific Mar 23, 2015

Lee Kuan Yew, founder of modern Singapore, dies at 91

Singapore's first and longest-serving prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew, died Monday, the prime minister's office said. He was 91. "The Prime Minister is deeply grieved to announce the passing of Mr. Lee Kuan Yew, the founding Prime Minister of Singapore. Mr. Lee passed away peacefully ...

National / Politics 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 more ...

Business 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 in ...