Singapore Retains World’s Top Maritime Centre For 10th Consecutive Year

singapore retains worlds top maritime centre for 10th consecutive year

Singapore retained its lead as the world’s top maritime centre in the Xinhua Baltic International Shipping Centre Development (ISCD) Index. This is the 10th consecutive year that Singapore has achieved this. The latest Xinhua-Baltic ISCD index published this year by the Baltic Exchange and China’s Xinhua News Agency, ranked Singapore as the leading maritime centre […]

The story of Jane Yumiko Ittogi as told by Tharman Shanmugaratnam warms many hearts

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Who is Jane Yumiko Ittogi? Former Senior Minister and presidential hopeful Tharman Shanmugaratnam shares a part of their life story in a Facebook post. Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam and his wife, Jane Yumiko Ittogi He wrote: “Whenever my wife Jane was with me when I was still in Jurong, people would speak with her in Teochew, […]

Police Statement on Allegations Made by Late Police Officer SGT Uvaraja S/O Gopal

police statement on allegations made by late police officer sgt uvaraja s o gopal

The recent passing of SGT Uvaraja S/O Gopal, a dedicated police officer, has raised various questions and concerns. In response to media inquiries, the Singapore Police Force (SPF) has released a statement to address the allegations made by Sgt Uvaraja and present the known facts surrounding the case. It is important to note that not […]

Lee Kuan Yew: We have to keep our house clean. No one else will do it for us.

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No political system in any country is immune from corruption. Can Singapore always remain clean? In 2005, at the Asian Strategy and Leadership Institute’s World Ethics and Integrity Forum, Mr Lee Kuan Yew said that corruption is incipient in every society. It eats into any system, regardless of the philosophy or ideology. Corruption must be continuously […]

Tharman Shanmugaratnam announces that he will be running for President

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With the recent news announced by President of Singapore, Halimah Yaacob – that she won’t be running for presidency this year – there have been speculations about who will be the next President of Singapore. In a letter dated 8 June to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Senior Minister Tharman stated that he would resign […]