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Leaders of nine countries arrive for landmark India-ASEAN summit marking 25 years of ties, will attend Republic Day parade
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Leaders of nine countries arrive for landmark India-ASEAN summit marking 25 years of ties, will attend Republic Day parade

Nine ASEAN leaders arrived in New Delhi for the summit and only Indonesian president Joko Widodo would come on Thursday, the day of the summit.

Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong's siblings fear for safety, denounce him over abuse of power
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Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong's siblings fear for safety, denounce him over abuse of power

A feud between Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his siblings have come out in the open, exposing deep divisions in the first family after they accused the premier of abusing power and exploiting the legacy of Lee Kuan Yew, the founding leader of the city-state.

Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong to kickstart five-day India trip on Monday
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Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong to kickstart five-day India trip on Monday

Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong will arrive in India on Monday on a five-day visit aimed at deepening bilateral ties in a range of areas including trade and investment.

Rio Olympics 2016: Gold medalist Joseph Schooling returns to rapturous welcome in Singapore
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Rio Olympics 2016: Gold medalist Joseph Schooling returns to rapturous welcome in Singapore

Swimmer Joseph Schooling got a rapturous welcome, a selfie with the prime minister and a four-year exemption from military service when he came home in triumph early Monday with Singapore's first Olympic gold medal.

Rio Olympics 2016: Joseph Schooling beats Michael Phelps, creates history with Singapore’s first gold
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Rio Olympics 2016: Joseph Schooling beats Michael Phelps, creates history with Singapore’s first gold

Singapore exploded in celebration Saturday after homegrown swimming hero Joseph Schooling beat US legend Michael Phelps in the 100m butterfly in Rio to win the tiny republic's first ever Olympic gold.

Obama welcomes Lee Hsieng Loong, praises Singapore for 'punching above its weight'
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Obama welcomes Lee Hsieng Loong, praises Singapore for 'punching above its weight'

Obama said the US and Singapore shared a "common vision of a peaceful and prosperous Asia-Pacific and a more secure world."

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"Sophisticated" cyber attacks prompt internet shutdown on govt computers: Singapore PM

Singapore is to cut off internet access for government employees' work computers to protect government data after some "very sophisticated" cyber attacks, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong was quoted as saying on Thursday.

PM Modi invites Singapore firms to invest in Navratna PSUs
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PM Modi invites Singapore firms to invest in Navratna PSUs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday invited investors here to participate in the proposed divestment of Navratna PSUs and sought the Singaporean government's help in building at least 20 smart cities.

Watch: PM Modi, Lee Hsien's dinner diplomacy includes chai, charcha and selfie in Singapore
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Watch: PM Modi, Lee Hsien's dinner diplomacy includes chai, charcha and selfie in Singapore

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday was a "happy guest" on his maiden visit to Singapore where he had a vegetarian dinner with his counterpart Lee Hsien Loong and his wife at an Indian restaurant in Little India.

Modi meets Singapore leaders, signs 10 agreements including defense and cyber security
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Modi meets Singapore leaders, signs 10 agreements including defense and cyber security

India and Singapore on Tuesday signed ten bilateral agreements including a joint declaration on 'strategic partnership' and pacts for enhanced cooperation in areas like defence, cyber security and civil aviation.

Singaporeans bid final farewell to founding father Lee Kuan Yew
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Singaporeans bid final farewell to founding father Lee Kuan Yew

Booms from a 21-gun salute reverberated around the country's business district, fighter jets flew overhead in a "missing man" formation and two navy ships near the marina made an 'L' 'K' 'Y' signal with their flags as Lee's coffin was taken by gun carriage from the country's parliament to his state funeral.

Singaporeans mourn the demise of founding father and first PM Lee Kuan Yew
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Singaporeans mourn the demise of founding father and first PM Lee Kuan Yew

Singaporeans wept and world leaders paid tribute on Monday as the Southeast Asian city-state mourned the death of its founding father Lee Kuan Yew.

Singapore PM pledges assistance in search of missing AirAsia plane
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Singapore PM pledges assistance in search of missing AirAsia plane

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong today called Indonesian President Joko Widodo to express concern and pledged assistance of air force in the search of Air Asia plane which went missing after losing contact with air traffic controller.

If foreign workers abide by our laws, we'll treat them fairly: Singapore PM
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If foreign workers abide by our laws, we'll treat them fairly: Singapore PM

Lee Hsien Loong has described the 8 December outbreak of violence by the South Asian foreign workers here as inexcusable, but he assured that Singapore will treat its guest workers fairly as long as they abide by the the city state's laws.

Singapore court chargesheets 24 Indians for worst case of rioting
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Singapore court chargesheets 24 Indians for worst case of rioting

Twenty-four Indians were today charged in a Singapore court in connection with the country's worst outbreak of violence in over 40 years following the death of a compatriot in a road accident.

Anonymous hacks Singapore PM's website to protest media crackdown
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Anonymous hacks Singapore PM's website to protest media crackdown

Local media and bloggers said the hackers had posted an image of a Guy Fawkes mask on the Singapore prime minister's office (PMO) website with the words "It's great to be Singaporean today".

'Missing' Chinese VP to attend Asean meet
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'Missing' Chinese VP to attend Asean meet

Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping, who has "resurfaced" after disappearing from public view since Sep 1, will attend "some other important activities" at an Asean expo later this month.

India can grow 8-9% with reforms: Singapore PM
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India can grow 8-9% with reforms: Singapore PM

Hailing India's efforts since economic liberalisation in 1991, he said the country needs to capitalise on its large human capital and build on the success in the information technology sector.

 India is investment-friendly: PM tells Singapore
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India is investment-friendly: PM tells Singapore

India and Singapore also inked three pacts, including one in the field of defence and security.