Abe, Singapore leader Tan agree to push for TPP ratification

National / Politics Dec 2, 2016

Abe, Singapore leader Tan agree to push for TPP ratification

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Singaporean President Tony Tan affirmed in Tokyo on Thursday the importance of ratifying and bringing into force the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal to prevent a regression in the progress of free trade. Japan, Singapore and 10 other Pacific Rim nations ...

Emperor thanks Singapore president for help 3/11 disaster aid

National Nov 30, 2016

Emperor thanks Singapore president for help 3/11 disaster aid

Singapore President Tony Tan met with Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko at the Imperial Palace on Wednesday, with the Emperor expressing gratitude for the city-state's aid following the March 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami. The Emperor thanked Tan, who is on a nine-day state visit ...