30 Jan '11, 9am

PM Lee Hsien Loong: "Muslim women may wear a tudung but ..they shake hands with me.." #Malaysia #Singapore

SINGAPORE: Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said Muslims here have done a great deal to strengthen harmony and social integration in the country. Mr Lee added that he would encourage the community's leaders to continue with the good work. He was responding to reactions from the Malay-Muslim community to Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew's comments about them in his latest book, "Hard Truths, To keep Singapore Going. Mr Lee's response came a day after Minister-in-Charge of Muslim Affairs Yaacob Ibrahim explained that Singapore is a secular country that respects and protects the rights of Muslims to practise their own religion and that this is fundamental to Singapore's identity. The social and religious norms of Muslims today have changed from what it was fifty years ago said the Prime Minister. "If you compare the society today with what it was 50 years ago and watch th...

Full article: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/singaporelocalnews...

Tweets

Muslims have helped strengthen integration: PM:...

straitstimes.com 30 Jan '11, 10am

'Muslims are a valued and respected community, who have done a good deal to strengthen our harmony and social cohesion,' P...

PM Lee said his perspectives of Muslim communit...

todayonline.com 31 Jan '11, 12am

SINGAPORE - Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said yesterday his perspectives of the Muslim community were not quite the same...

5 places to find royalty free images for your b...

straitstimes.com 30 Jan '11, 10pm

'Muslims are a valued and respected community, who have done a good deal to strengthen our harmony and social cohesion,' P...

Yaacob Ibrahim disagreed with MM Lee's views on...

straitstimes.com 30 Jan '11, 1am

Minister-in-charge of Muslim Affairs said on Saturday that Singapore Muslims can be both patriotic and religious. -- ST PH...

SNA - Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong Delivers 201...

Dr Mahathir: Malaysia's growth slower, but more balanced than Singapore The Malaysian Insider, 30 Jan 2011 Tun Dr Mahathir...

Budget to emphasise growing & transforming econ...

channelnewsasia.com 03 Feb '11, 8am

SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said the upcoming budget to be delivered on February 18 should give emphasis to ...

Sounds familiar :) FFCYEE? Singaporeans must hold on to their core values: PM Lee

Sounds familiar :) FFCYEE? Singaporeans must ho...

straitstimes.com 01 Feb '11, 10pm

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, above, urged Singaporeans to hold fast to their core values amid a changing world in order...

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's Chinese New Ye...

pmo.gov.sg 02 Feb '11, 2am

1. Singapore’s economy roared in the Year of the Tiger. We pulled ourselves out of recession, and delivered an exceptional...

S'poreans will receive news of Budget in good t...

channelnewsasia.com 30 Jan '11, 8am

SINGAPORE: During his visit to the Yio Chu Kang division on Sunday morning, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong was asked about...

PM Lee warns of tight labour market: SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has said businesses in Singapore

PM Lee warns of tight labour market: SINGAPORE:...

channelnewsasia.com 22 Jan '11, 2pm

SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has said businesses in Singapore have to adjust to a tightening labour market. W...

[TR] Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew Urges Muslims to ‘Be Less Strict’

[TR] Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew Urges Muslims to ...

temasekreview.com 23 Jan '11, 11pm

Singapore’s founding father Lee Kuan Yew has urged local Muslims to “be less strict on Islamic observances” to aid integra...

Prices of food items should stabilise: PM Lee

Prices of food items should stabilise: PM Lee

channelnewsasia.com 23 Jan '11, 10am

SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong expects food prices to stabilise in the next few months. Speaking at a community...

The upcoming Budget will continue to emphasise growing and transforming the Singapore economy: PM Lee.

The upcoming Budget will continue to emphasise ...

straitstimes.com 03 Feb '11, 6am

'It's an essential service - the rest of us are enjoying the festival, and being with our families, but they're working ha...

[TR] Fengshui is ‘utter rubbish’, says MM Lee

[TR] Fengshui is ‘utter rubbish’, says MM Lee

temasekreview.com 24 Jan '11, 10am

I am a born-bred Singaporean, I have done my duty as a loyal Singapore citizen, NS, married with a few kids, working and c...

Food prices expected to stabilise in next few m...

todayonline.com 23 Jan '11, 10pm

SINGAPORE - Allaying concerns over the rising food prices, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said yesterday that he expects p...