News Singapore » Politics: Singapore PM's job: Once decided over cake and coffee, now mulled over for months
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singaporeans are not used to uncertainty when it comes to their future political leaders. Only one party has ruled the island-state since its independence more than 50 years ago, and there have been only three prime ministers.
News Singapore » Politics: Factbox: Who is in the running to be Singapore's next prime minister?
There is no specific deadline for their decision. Singapore’s media and political analysts have narrowed the list of potential successors down to three most likely candidates - Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat, Education Minister Ong Ye Kung and newly ...
News Singapore » Politics: Singapore Adds Another Woman to Its Male-Dominated Cabinet
Before the changes, Singapore -- the only developed economy in Southeast Asia -- was among 15 countries with scores reflecting "extreme" gender inequality in legal and political spheres in the Asia-Pacific region, according to data released Tuesday by the ...
News Singapore » Politics: The Five Men Who Could Be Singapore's Next (Young) Leader
Heng was managing director at the Monetary Authority of Singapore before entering politics at the 2011 elections. He was given the education portfolio soon after and led the ministry for more than four years, before being appointed finance minister.
News Singapore » Politics: Aspiration over actualisation in Singapore’s approach to ASEAN
Within these parameters, Singapore — as current ASEAN chair — will seek to move member states to strengthen existing frameworks for political, economic and socio-cultural cooperation with a focus on resilience and innovation. This includes advancing ...
News Singapore » Politics: Facial recognition cameras on lamp posts to be tested in Singapore
Singapore last year announced that it wants to convert every ... that the technology will be used against political opponents, peaceful protesters, journalists or activists. Facial recognition technology typically allows police to match people picked ...
News Singapore » Politics: Chongqing's Jiangjin District to Launch Investment Roadshow in Singapore on Apr. 24
Besides, the delegation will conduct an in-depth exchange with local political and business figures and visit high-quality enterprises. "By bringing into full play of Singapore's advantage as an international finance and trade center, the investment ...
News Singapore » Politics: Indonesia’s 2018 Regional Elections: The Generals’ Election, More Officers In Politics, More Democracy? – Analysis
Although the political participation of active military and police ... Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. Dedi Dinarto is a Research Associate with the Indonesia Programme.
News Singapore » Politics: Online Platform Esingaporeproperty.sg Offers Broad Insight on Real Estate Projects in Singapore
Singapore -- (SBWIRE) -- 04/18/2018 -- Real estate is a booming market in Singapore owing to the country's economic flexibility and political stability. The real estate market is constantly growing and has doubled its value in the last 10 years.
News Singapore » Politics: Singapore to pilot smart city facial recognition project
Electronic Frontier Foundation Senior Staff Attorney Adam Schwartz urged Singapore’s government and governments in general not to adopt facial recognition surveillance technology, expressing concerns it could be used to target political opposition and ...