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LEE HSIEN LOONG

Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Jul 26, 2020
Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong flags delay to retirement due to coronavirus
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, 68, said on Saturday that he may have to delay his plans to step down as leader by the time he is 70 because of the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Jul 25, 2020
Singapore reshuffles Cabinet, giving finance minister new role
With a new team in place, the government will turn to key issues such as job stability as the city-state heads for its worst recession ever.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Jul 11, 2020
Singapore’s version of a political shock upends the old playbook
Most political parties around the world would be thrilled to win 89 percent of seats in an election. Not in Singapore.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Jul 11, 2020
Singapore’s ruling party retains power but has weakest showing ever
Singapore’s ruling party retained a firm grip on power but suffered its weakest performance in 55 years in office in an election on Friday, with the economy badly hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. The result could shake up politics in the city-state, leading to more populist policies.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Jul 29, 2019
Brother of Singapore's prime minister backs opposition party in election twist
The Singapore prime minister's estranged brother has thrown his support behind a newly formed opposition party in an intriguing twist ahead of elections expected to be held as soon as this year.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 1, 2019
World leaders from Trump to Xi and Moon send congratulations to Japan's new emperor
Leaders around the world have offered congratulations to Emperor Naruhito, who ascended to the Chrysanthemum Throne on Wednesday a day after his father, Emperor Emeritus Akihito, abdicated.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Sep 29, 2016
Abe pitches high-speed rail during talks with Singapore PM
High-speed rail and the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement were among key topics discussed during a meeting between Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in Tokyo on Wednesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / History
May 30, 2015
Lee urges Japan to come clean on WWII atrocities
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong calls on Japan to admit to its wartime misdeeds so it can play a more active role in the region.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Mar 23, 2015
Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew was among 'greatest leaders,' Abe says
Japanese leaders pay tribute to the life and legacy of Singaporean senior statesman Lee Kuan Yew, with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe calling him 'one of the greatest leaders of modern times that Asia has produced.'
Japan Times
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.
JAPAN / 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.
JAPAN
May 31, 2014
Singapore lifts ban on food imported from Fukushima
Singapore decides to lift a ban on food imports from Fukushima Prefecture imposed amid the nuclear meltdowns crisis.
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.

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