Lawrence Wong Sworn In As Singapore’s New Prime Minister

Lawrence Wong was sworn in as the new Prime Minister of Singapore on Wednesday. The country witnessed first leadership change in 20 years and Wong became only the fourth leader since the nation’s Independence. The 51-year-old economist-turned-politician succeeded Lee Hsien Loong, 72 who relinquished his position after two decades. Both the leaders belong to the … Read more

Singapore recalls Everest Fish Curry Masala over ‘excess pesticide content’

Singapore has ordered a recall of spice maker Everest’s Fish Curry Masala, a popular product in India, alleging the presence of a pesticide called ethylene oxide at levels exceeding the permissible limit. Singapore has recalled spice maker Everest’s Fish Curry Masala, a popular product in India, alleging the presence of a pesticide called ethylene oxide … Read more

S Jaishankar in Singapore Holds Talks With Top Officials Including PM Lee Hsien Loong

External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar paid an official visit to Singapore from Saturday (March 23) as the first leg of his visit to Singapore, the Philippines and Malaysia.  The external affairs minister held several bilateral engagements with the leadership and senior Ministers of the Cabinet.  Jaishankar was on a three-day visit to Singapore and … Read more

Singapore Makes Israeli Embassy Delete Palestinian Post

Minister for Home Affairs K Shanmugam said he was “very upset” when he was told about the post (File) Singapore: Singapore made the Israeli embassy in the city-state take down an “insensitive” social media post about the Palestinians over the weekend after warning it could inflame tensions, the interior minister said Monday. The Israel-Hamas war … Read more

This India Will Not Be Pressured, Will State Its Mind, Says S Jaishankar

Singapore: In a veiled jibe at China, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Sunday that “a terrorist is a terrorist” in any language and one should not allow terrorism to be excused or defended because of a different explanation of it. Jaishankar’s remarks came during his interaction with the Indian community members in Singapore. … Read more

India and Russia Have Taken Extra Care to Look After Each Other’s Interests: EAM Jaishankar

Last Updated: March 24, 2024, 17:27 IST Jaishankar is in Singapore on a three-day visit from Saturday. (AP photo) Interacting with the Indian community in Singapore, Jaishankar said India should look at its relationship with Russia or any other country from its perspective Russia is a country with which India has always had a positive … Read more

Muslims can eat lab-grown meat if it’s from halal animal cells

Muslims in Singapore will be allowed to consume lab-cultivated meat if the cells are from animals that are also halal, and the final ingredients do not contain any non-halal components. Dr Nazirudin Mohd Nasir, the Mufti of Singapore, said that this decision is an example of how fatwa research has to evolve with modern technology … Read more

Protein from mosquitoes could help control dengue virus infection: Scientists

“The findings indicate that pupal cuticle protein is a potential target for developing inhibitors or antibodies to control dengue virus infection,” said professor J Sivaraman, from the Department of Biological Sciences under the NUS Faculty of Science. “These insights contribute to understanding the molecular dynamics of mosquito-virus interactions and open avenues for novel antiviral strategies,” … Read more

Singapore’s Top 3 Ministers Of Accused Of Graft In 2023 – All Of Indian-Origin | World News

NEW DELHI: Lauded as the least corrupt country in Asia, Singapore saw three Indian-origin Ministers face graft charges in the year 2023 alone — the same year an economist of Indian descent took over the reins of the city-state as its ninth President. While two of them — Vivian Balakrishnan and K. Shanmugam were cleared … Read more