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New PM For Singapore As Lee Hsien Loong Bows Out

On Monday, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, aged 72, said on May 15th, he would hand over power to his designated successor Lawrence Wong, 51, currently deputy prime minister and finance minister. In a statement posted on the website of the Prime Minister’s Office, Lee called the leadership transition a “significant moment”. “I will […]Read More

India Supports Philippines In Upholding Its Sovereignty, Says Jaishankar

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar stated that India “firmly supported” the Philippines in upholding its national sovereignty. The remarks by the minister came in response to a question during a joint press conference with his Filipino counterpart Secretary for Foreign Affairs of the Philippines Enrique Manalo. “We are also convinced that the progress and prosperity […]Read More