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News Singapore » Politics: Leadership of Singapore must not become aged, and renewal is key: DPM Teo Chee Hean

News channel or source: http://www.straitstimes.com/politics/leadership-of-singapore-must-not-become-aged-and-renewal-is-key-dpm-teo-chee-hean
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

In fact, he said, this is one of the unique features of Singapore's political system, and former prime ministers have remained in Cabinet as senior ministers and minister mentor after stepping down. This had been beneficial and a "great help" for younger ...

News Singapore » Politics: Malaysia says it won't let politics derail Singapore train projects

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-singapore-malaysia/malaysia-says-it-wont-let-politics-derail-singapore-train-projects-idUSKBN1F50TU
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore and Malaysia vowed on Tuesday to push ahead with two ambitious rail projects linking the two countries as Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak played down political uncertainty ahead of a general election to be held this year.

News Singapore » Politics: Najib says Malaysia-Singapore jousting is over. Is it really?

News channel or source: http://www.scmp.com/week-asia/politics/article/2129744/najib-says-malaysia-singapore-jousting-over-it-really
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

Singapore was not keen on that project because of its prohibitive cost. Such intransigence over joint infrastructure projects have become a thing of the past. Political watchers and former diplomatic insiders say the scale of economic cooperation between ...

News Singapore » Politics: Singapore for 1-Week Vacation

News channel or source: http://www.seattlepi.com/lifestyle/travel/article/Singapore-for-1-Week-Vacation-12515668.php
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

This can be contributed to its meritocratic and somewhat authoritarian system of governing– they don’t play by identity politics, and want every citizen to further their national pride. But this article isn’t about Singapore’s economic successes.

News Singapore » Politics: COMMENT: Singapore's political succession in a disruptive world

News channel or source: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/comment-singapores-political-succession-disruptive-world-070833408.html
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

One piece at a time, the jigsaw puzzle that is Singapore’s political succession is falling into place. We know that Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong wants to step aside by the time he is 70, which will happen sometime after the next election and must be ...

News Singapore » Politics: Commitment to new Singapore-Malaysia rail links regardless of any political changes: PM Lee, Najib

News channel or source: https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/commitment-to-new-singapore-malaysia-rail-links-regardless-of-9865690
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

SINGAPORE: The bilateral agreement on the Johor Baru-Singapore Rapid Transit System Link (RTS Link) is something Singapore and Malaysia’s future administrations will inherit, “whoever is the government on either side”, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien ...

News Singapore » Politics: Singapore goes for quiet ASEAN diplomacy

News channel or source: https://asia.nikkei.com/Viewpoints/Simon-Tay-and-Cheryl-Tan/Singapore-goes-for-quiet-ASEAN-diplomacy
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

Singapore is settling into its one-year rotating chairmanship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations at a time when the region's economic growth is outperforming the world. But the possibility of unpredictable political and economic changes both ...

News Singapore » Politics: Malaysia's Najib criticizes Singapore ties under Mahathir

News channel or source: https://townhall.com/news/politics-elections/2018/01/16/malaysias-najib-criticizes-singapore-ties-under-mahathir-n2435015
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

SINGAPORE (AP) — Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak praised his country's relationship with neighboring Singapore on Tuesday, but added a jibe for his closest rival in upcoming elections. "We believe in good relations with our neighbor, with Singapore ...

News Singapore » Politics: We won’t let politics derail Singapore train projects, says Najib

News channel or source: http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2018/01/16/we-wont-let-politics-derail-singapore-train-projects-says-najib/
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

SINGAPORE: Singapore and Malaysia vowed on Tuesday to push ahead with two ambitious rail projects linking the two countries as Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak played down political uncertainty ahead of a general election to be held this year.