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In Singapore, thousands will attend this year's LGBT rally

The portraits are of members of Singapore's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. The fact that those pictured are willing to be identified publicly, in such a conservative country, is part of what makes the display striking.



All-NSmen crew to operate warship RSS Vigilance

The crew attained operational readiness status on Tuesday , witnessed by Senior Minister of State for Defence Heng Chee How on a visit to the Republic of Singapore Navy's 188 Squadron. The team is the second group to be granted the status to operate a Victory-class missile corvette .



Seoul looks south

From left:a Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean President Moon Jae-in link arms as they pose for a group photo during the East Asia Summit in Manila, Philippines in November last year.a < For the first time since the end of the 1950-53 Korean War, South Korea, under the helm of President Moon Jae-in, has effectively been embedded in the regional scheme of things --political/security, economic and social/cultural. The country's previous four presidents -- Kim Dae-jung, Roh Moo-hyun, Lee Myung-bak and Park Geun-hye -- tried to do the same but sadly they repeatedly failed.



Hometown Heroes: Kimberly Ferrari

A Copiague native and graduate of Saint John the Baptist Diocesan High School's class of 2006 is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt, which recently returned from a 7-month deployment. Petty Officer 3rd Class Kimberly Ferrari is a quartermaster aboard the carrier operating out of San Diego.



Latest curbs could see developers lower prices up to 10%

Developers may trim prices of new launches by as much as 10 per cent from their earlier indications in response to the latest round of property cooling measures, with high-end homes likely to see bigger adjustments, analysts say. DEVELOPERS may trim prices of new launches by as much as 10 per cent from their earlier indications in response to the latest round of property cooling measures, with high-end homes likely to see bigger adjustments, analysts say.



Old TV scripts, footage among 400 items donated to national archives

Scripts from the once popular television series Friday Background were among more than 400 items donated by members of the public to the National Archives of Singapore on Saturday , as part of a donation drive calling for historical materials related to the city's past. SINGAPORE: Scripts from the once popular television series Friday Background were among more than 400 items donated by members of the public to the National Archives of Singapore on Saturday , as part of a donation drive calling for historical materials related to the city's past.



Bastille Day 2018: What you need to know about the French holiday

Millions of French people all over the world are celebrating Bastille Day, a holiday that honors democracy and equality in France. It commemorates the storming of the Bastille during the French Revolution.



NDP 2018: Singapore Navy divers to do free fall for the first time, dropping 1,800m with 50kg gear

The divers from the Naval Diving Unit will drop 1,800m from a Super Puma helicopter into the waters around the Marina Bay floating platform. SINGAPORE - Aerial treats at the National Day Parade will be bigger this year, with naval divers joining the crowd favourite Red Lions in a free-fall jump.



PM Lee and President Macron reaffirm commitment to free and open international trading system

France's President Emmanuel Macron shakes hand with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, prior to a State dinner, at the Elysee Palace, in Paris on Jul 13, 2018. PARIS: Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and French President Emmanuel Macron have reaffirmed the commitment of their two countries to a free and open international trading system.



Eddie Teo to retire as Chairman of the Public Service Commission on Jul 31

Mr Eddie Teo will retire as the chairman of the Public Service Commission on Jul 31 and Mr Lee Tzu Yang , the current deputy chairman of the PSC, will take over the position with effect from Aug 1. SINGAPORE: Chairman of the Public Service Commission Eddie Teo will retire on Jul 31, the Prime Minister's Office said on Friday . Mr Teo assumed his role as PSC chairman on Aug 1, 2008 and has spent nearly 50 years in public service.



PM Lee Hsien Loong makes three-day official visit to France

SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will be in France on a three-day official visit at the invitation of French President Emmanuel Macron from Friday , the Prime Minister's Office said in a press release. Each year, the French president invites a country to join in the Bastille Day parade down the famous Champs Elysees on Jul 14, a national holiday in France.



Kim Jong Un praises summit with U.S., describes Trump as 'your excellency' in letter

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un described his summit last month with President Donald Trump as "the start of a meaningful journey" and predicted in a letter made public Thursday that it would lead to a "new future" between the two countries. "I deeply appreciate the energetic and extraordinary efforts made by Your Excellency Mr. President for the improvement of relations between the two countries and the faithful implementation of the joint statement," an English translation of the letter that Trump posted on Twitter read.



Moon vows to increase trade with Singapore, Southeast Asia

Moon is on a three-day visit to Sin... . South Korea President Moon Jae-in, second from right, talks with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, during their meeting at the Istana Presidential Palace in Singapore Thursday, July 12, 2018.



S.Korea Talking with U.S., N.Korea About Formally Ending War

President Moon Jae-in says Seoul is in close consultations with Pyongyang and Washington over when and how to declare an end to the Korean War. Moon told the Straits Times of Singapore in an interview published Wednesday that Seoul's goal is to declare an end to the war this year, the 65th anniversary of the armistice that halted fighting.



Commentary: Give joint patrols off Pedra Branca, Middle Rocks a shot

Singapore Defence Minister Dr Ng Eng Hen recently responded warmly to a suggestion from Malaysian Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu to strengthen security in those waters. It's an idea worth exploring, says one RSIS observer.



1MDB: Hong Kong declined Singapore's April 2016 request to arrest Jho Low

Singapore had issued a formal request to Hong Kong for assistance in arresting Malaysian businessman Low Taek Jho in April 2016, but the request was rejected, the Singapore Police Force said on Wednesday afternoon . In addition, Singapore also requested for the publication of an Interpol Red Notice against Low.



S. Korean leader arrives in Singapore for summit with Prime Minister Lee

South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrived in Singapore on Wednesday for a three-day state visit that will include a meeting with his Singaporean counterpart and a summit with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. Moon's trip to Singapore followed his four-day state visit to India.



PM Lee Hsien Loong hails rescuers behind 'complex operation' to save 12 Thai boys and coach

Boys from the under-16 football team covered in hypothermia blankets react to the camera in Chiang Rai, Jul 3, 2018. SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Tuesday hailed the rescuers who helped save the 12 Thai boys and their football coach stranded in a cave, calling the "complex operation" a "remarkable display of strength of the human spirit ".



Trump Pardons Ranchers in Case that Inspired 2016 Occupation

President Donald Trump has pardoned two ranchers whose case sparked the armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon. Dwight and Steven Hammond were convicted in 2012 of intentionally and maliciously setting fires on public lands.



'Try talking to 21 pilots at the same time': Air traffic...

SINGAPORE: The first and only time Captain Paul Lim had watched the National Day Parade live was when he was a Primary 5 pupil. Back then, the airspace management coordinator was thrilled to watch fighter jets pull off acrobatic stunts and military helicopters fly in formation.





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