Singapore

What the railway land dispute is about

1990: Then Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew and Malaysia’s then Finance Minister Daim Zainuddin signed a Points of Agreement (POA), under which the Malayan Railway station would...

Statement from Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong

“This was an issue left over from the Points of Agreement (POA) which was signed in 1990. There was a question of whether development charge was payable on the three parcels of...

Gallery: Unemployment remains low in Q3

Unemployment remains low in Q3

SINGAPORE — Unemployment remained low in the third quarter of the year, holding steady from the preceding quarter, but more people were laid off compared with the previous two...

SMRT’s LRT operations book losses again

SMRT’s LRT operations book losses again

SINGAPORE — SMRT’s unprofitable LRT operations continued to perform short of expectations, with “commensurate fare levels and the ridership levels of the LRT” not meeting its...

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