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Political leadership vital to Singapore's success: PM Lee

Singapore, Jan. 18 -- A high-quality public service is critical, but for Singapore to be successful, it must work closely with a "first-class political leadership", Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has ... Read More


Watchdog flags recurring lapses in govt agencies

Singapore, Jan. 18 -- The parliamentary watchdog of public sector accounts has urged government agencies to address "recurring lapses and basic mistakes". The lapses in three key areas: information ... Read More


Fresh perspectives of mid-career hires valued: PM Lee

Singapore, Jan. 18 -- The public service has not done well enough in recruiting midcareer entrants from the private sector, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said yesterday. "This is not for lack of tr... Read More


Punggol Digital District to have more jobs close to green, smart homes

Singapore, Jan. 18 -- When it is ready in 2023, the Punggol Digital District will provide residents living nearby with more jobs that are close to their greener and smarter homes, while also offering ... Read More


Malaysia to cut highway toll rates, including at Second Link

Singapore, Jan. 18 -- PETALING JAYA * Malaysia's biggest highway operator Plus Expressways will lower tolls by 18 per cent on its highways from as early as Feb 1, including at the Tuas-Johor Second Li... Read More


Six more stations on TEL to open before December

Singapore, Jan. 18 -- Six more stations on the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL) are set to open later this year, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) said yesterday. The second stage of the TEL - which c... Read More


Government agencies urged to fix recurring lapses, basic mistakes

Singapore, Jan. 18 -- The parliamentary watchdog of public sector accounts has urged government agencies to address "recurring lapses and basic mistakes" flagged in the Auditor-General's report last y... Read More


New systems, steps to be rolled out to reduce IT lapses by ministries

Singapore, Jan. 18 -- The Government's smart nation and technology office will roll out new automated systems and accountability measures aimed at reducing IT lapses by ministries, a recurring issue f... Read More


AHTC to comply with order to limit powers of MPs Sylvia Lim and Low Thia Khiang

Singapore, Jan. 18 -- The Workers' Party-run town council said yesterday that it would comply with an order compelling it to restrict the powers of MPs Sylvia Lim and Low Thia Khiang, but accused the ... Read More


ST to mark 175th birthday with product revamp, events, treats for readers

Singapore, Jan. 18 -- The Straits Times turns 175 this year with plans for a product revamp across all platforms. Readers can expect new and more engaging print content, as well as enhancements to t... Read More