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  1. 1. news | 26 Feb 2015

    Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew on life support

    By AFP

    » SINGAPORE - Singapore said Thursday that its founding leader Lee Kuan Yew is still on life support in hospital and being treated with antibiotics for severe pneumonia, after quashing rumours the 91-year-old had died.

  2. 2. news | 26 Feb 2015

    Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew still in ICU

    By AFP

    » SINGAPORE - Singapore's founding prime minister Lee Kuan Yew has been put on antibiotics and remains in intensive care at a government hospital, the Prime Minister's Office said in a statement Thursday.

  3. 3. news | 25 Feb 2015

    Takeda expands operations in Singapore

    » SINGAPORE — Takeda Pharmaceutical Co, Japan's largest drug company, has expanded its Singapore operations by relocating its emerging markets business unit to the city-state from Zurich, executives said at an inaugur...

  4. 4. news | 25 Feb 2015

    Big events spur Singapore tourism

    By Bloomberg News

    » SINGAPORE — From the Rugby Sevens to St Jerome’s Laneway music festival, Singapore is turning to big-ticket events to drive tourism traffic, including to its two casino resorts and a new 55,000-seat stadium.

  5. 5. news | 23 Feb 2015

    Singapore raises taxes on rich to fund rising social spending

    By AFP

    » SINGAPORE - Singapore on Monday announced income tax rises for the top five percent of the population to fund rising social spending targeted at the poor and elderly in the rapidly ageing city-state.

  6. 6. news | 22 Feb 2015

    Singapore's richest horse race draws Chinese elite

    By AFP

    » SINGAPORE - Singapore's richest horse race debuted Sunday with hundreds of wealthy mainland Chinese in attendance, raising organisers' hopes that their growing interest in the sport would fuel a regional circui

  7. 7. news | 21 Feb 2015

    Singapore founding PM Lee Kuan Yew in intensive care but 'stable'

    By AFP

    » SINGAPORE - Singapore's founding prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, 91, is on "mechanical ventilation" at a hospital intensive care unit (ICU) but his condition is stable, the government said Saturday.

  8. 8. news | 18 Feb 2015

    Four US littoral combat ships to operate out of Singapore by 2018: US Navy

    By AFP

    » SINGAPORE - Four US warships designed to fight in coastal areas similar to Southeast Asian waters will operate out of Singapore by 2018, a senior US Navy official said Tuesday, further underscoring Washington's mili...

  9. 9. news | 18 Feb 2015

    Singapore PM sent home after surgery

    By AFP

    » SINGAPORE - Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong was discharged from hospital Wednesday after undergoing surgery for prostate cancer and his doctor said he should make a full recovery.

  10. 10. news | 15 Feb 2015

    Singapore PM has prostate cancer

    » SINGAPORE — Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has been diagnosed with prostate cancer and will undergo surgery to remove his prostate gland on Monday, his office said in a statement on Sunday.

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