Trump speaks to PM Lee, affirming ties - The Straits Times

US President Donald Trump called Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong last night for their second conversation since Mr Trump won the presidency. They "affirmed the deep and longstanding relationship between Singapore and the United States", Singapore's ...

What's Next: May 1, 2017 - The Straits Times

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will deliver his annual May Day Rally speech today, which is Labour Day. In his May Day message yesterday, Mr Lee said that, while the economy is picking up and total employment is expanding, unemployment is creeping ...

Economy picking up but jobs remain a concern: PM - The Straits Times

Singapore's economy is picking up and may do better than it did last year, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said yesterday. Total employment - the number of workers in jobs - is expanding, he noted in his annual May Day message to workers. However, there ...

Donald Trump calls PM Lee, invites him to White House to further strengthen ties - The Straits Times

President Donald Trump called Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Sunday (April 30) evening for their second conversation since Mr Trump won the presidency, and invited him to the White House to "further strengthen ties". Prime Minister Lee and President ...

Singapore must 'steal other people's lunches' to stay ahead of competition - TODAYonline

PM Lee Hsien Loong and eight union leaders had a discussion on their industries' prospects, where the jobs are, the challenges and how they were helping their employees adapt to the restructuring and new job opportunities. Photo: MCI. mail · print ...

PM Lee, US President Trump affirm strong bilateral ties in phone call - TODAYonline

SINGAPORE — Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and United States President Donald Trump spoke on the phone on Sunday night (April 30) and affirmed the deep and longstanding relationship between Singapore and America. “They expressed satisfaction ...

PM Lee, President Trump reaffirm 'deep and longstanding relationship' in phone call - Channel NewsAsia

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong (L) and US President Donald Trump. (Photos: Xabryna Kek, AFP). 30 Apr 2017 11:23PM (Updated: 30 Apr 2017 11:30PM ). Share this content. Share on Facebook. Share on Twitter. Share on LinkedIn. Share via Whatsapp.

May Day: Unions are helping retrenched workers switch sectors, union leaders tell PM - The Straits Times

Amid this uncertainty, union leaders are helping retrenched workers switch sectors, the leaders said at a recent dialogue with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. For example, retrenched workers in the battered offshore marine, oil and gas sector are being ...

Hard work needed to keep up growth, says PM Lee - TODAYonline

SINGAPORE — Buoyed by an upswing in several major and emerging economies, Singapore may achieve a better economic growth this year compared to last year's 2-per-cent expansion, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said. In his May Day message ...

Economy improving but in transition: PM Lee - THE BUSINESS TIMES

THE global economy as well as Singapore faces an improving but mixed outlook, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in his 2017 May Day message. Even while an upswing is happening in America, Europe, Japan and emerging economies, prospects for ...

The future of Singapore's jobs: PM Lee speaks with union leaders - Channel NewsAsia

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in a dialogue session with union leaders on Apr 18, 2017. (Photo: MCI). 30 Apr 2017 07:40PM (Updated: 01 May 2017 12:10AM ). Share this content. Share on Facebook. Share on Twitter. Share on LinkedIn. Share via ...

Hard work needed to sustain growth amid mixed outlook: PM Lee - Channel NewsAsia

Even as Singapore's total employment expands, it is also seeing more retrenchments, and unemployment is creeping up, Mr Lee Hsien Loong noted in his May Day message. "The mixed picture shows an economy in transition." 2 related media assets (image ...

Bigger changes to Cabinet, more new ministers in 2018: PM Lee [Channel NewsAsia] - Gov.sg (press release)

Expect bigger Cabinet changes next year, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong told the media on Saturday (Apr 29), at the end of his trip to the Philippine capital for the ASEAN Summit. The latest round of Cabinet changes announced on Thursday saw ...

PM Lee to make bigger changes to Cabinet team next year - The Straits Times

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong delivering his speech at the National Day Rally 2016 held at the Institute of Technical Education College Central campus in Ang Mo Kio on Aug 21, 2016. PHOTO: ST FILE. Published. Apr 30, 2017, 5:00 am SGT. Facebook ...

Bigger changes to Cabinet ahead in 2018, says PM Lee Hsien Loong - The Straits Times

MANILA - Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Saturday (April 29) that he plans to make bigger changes to his team next year, and put new ministers in charge of some ministries. His comments follow the latest round of Cabinet changes, which saw Mrs ...

Major Cabinet reshuffle on the cards next year: PM Lee - TODAYonline

MANILA — Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Saturday (April 29) that he plans to carry out a major Cabinet reshuffle next year which will see more new ministers helming their own ministries, adding that this week's promotion of two ministers was ...