Government

PAP and NTUC ‘twins’ in S’pore labour system, workers should build upon the system instead of tearing it down: PM Lee

There is no need for workers to dismantle Singapore’s current labour system, as the symbiotic alliance between the People’s Action Party (PAP) government and the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) has always been founded on a common desire to improve and secure the the well-being and future of workers in Singapore, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. The partnership between …

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MAS okay with its Chief Fintech Officer to be advisor to Indian state govt in his ‘personal capacity’

Last Friday (13 Sep), India’s mainstream media, Times of India, reported that the Indian state government of Odisha has appointed the “well-known development strategist and financial expert”, Mr Sopnendu Mohanty, as the state’s advisor of digital and financial technology. He will enjoy the rank and status of an Indian minister of state, said the news report. His job as the …

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Elections Dept opens tender for printing, packing and documents delivery services

The Elections Department (ELD) under the Prime Minister’s Office has called a three-year tender on Wed (10 Jul) to provide documents-related services, including printing, packing and delivery. The tender is the second tender called by the ELD in the span of two months after it opened a tender for the provision of bus transportation services to support election operations. The …

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President Halimah Yacob underlines importance of appreciating diversity and upholding social cohesion in three-day conference

The importance of “engaging meaningfully” with and upholding social cohesion among members of a diverse Singapore society were the key messages conveyed by the President of Singapore Halimah Yacob throughout a three-day conference, which began on Wed (19 Jun). Speaking to reporters on the second day of the inaugural International Conference on Cohesive Societies yesterday (20 Jun), she said that …

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Mindef Singapore to ensure safety of F-35 Joint Strike fighter jets prior to acquisition, in the aftermath of Japanese crash

In the aftermath of the Japanese F-3A fighter jet crash last Tue (9 Apr), Singapore’s Ministry of Defence (Mindef) assured that the F-35 Joint Strike Fighters will be “safe to operate” prior to obtaining them. Responding to TODAY‘s queries regarding whether the crash on Tue will influence Mindef’s decision to acquire the new jets, a Mindef spokesperson said: “Mindef and …

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