LEE HSIEN LOONG

Globalisation has benefited everyone in S'pore, says PM

There is still a lot going for globalisation though it may be under pressure, and the imperative for countries to cooperate is not going away, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has said.

Covid situation stable, but maintain safe distancing: PM Lee

SINGAPORE has gone all out to control the spread of Covid-19, treat the infected, and prevent the country's healthcare system from being overwhelmed, even though this has come at a "great economic...

Over S$1b to secure enough vaccines by Q3 2021; all citizens, long-term residents to get free vaccinations

COVID-19 vaccines will be free for all Singaporeans and long-term residents who are currently here under a S$1 billion vaccine strategy that will provide enough vaccines for everyone in the...

Singapore must take 'calculated risk' of reopening borders: PM Lee

SINGAPORE must reopen its borders - and do so in a controlled and safe way - to preserve the country's status as an international hub, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in a national broadcast on...

Singapore cannot keep borders closed forever: PM Lee

ALTHOUGH the Covid-19 situation in Singapore has stabilised, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said the government's outlook for the economy remains "very guarded".

Safer to freeze some sectors than open too early, says PM

IT is better to keep some economic sectors "in suspended animation" and provide support to those who are affected, rather than allow such activities to resume before the Covid-19 risks are...

US under Biden could have better ties with China, though constrained by politics: PM Lee

WHILE the hope is that United States President-elect Joe Biden will be able to build a better relationship with China, domestic politics may constrain what is possible there, as well as in the...

Singapore has done well so far in Covid-19 fight, but must learn from early missteps: PM

SINGAPORE has stabilised the Covid-19 situation after eight gruelling months. But while the city-state's fatality rate is one of the lowest in the world, with new infections down to "just a...

PM Lee, Pritam in lively exchange over citizens' use of the vote and the reserves

PRIME Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Leader of the Opposition Pritam Singh had a spirited debate in Parliament on Tuesday following Mr Lee's rhetorical question of how much longer can Singaporeans...

S'pore must avoid going down path of polarised politics: PM

Singapore's success over the years, from building up its economy to tackling the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, has been possible because the country managed to get its politics right, said Prime...

S'pore handled pandemic well, with some lessons to be drawn

Singapore has done well in handling the coronavirus pandemic so far in terms of health outcomes, though its response was not without shortcomings, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.