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AseanPlus News 24 May 2019 | 12:00 AM

Singapore DPM meets Li, discusses ways to deepen cooperation

BEIJING: Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat called on Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and other top Chinese leaders here to discuss ways to strengthen bilateral cooperation.

AseanPlus News 25 Apr 2019 | 12:00 AM

DPM: Heng best person to take over as S’pore PM

SINGAPORE: With his exceptional ability and mettle, and the support of his peers, Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat (pic) is the best person to move up to become deputy prime minister and take over as prime minister in the next term of government, said Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmu­ga­ratnam.

World 23 Nov 2018 | 5:18 PM

Singapore finance minister gets key party post, seen in line to be next PM

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore's ruling party on Friday named Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat to a key leadership post, possibly putting him in line to take over as prime minister when current leader Lee Hsien Loong steps down.

Corporate News 20 Feb 2018 | 12:00 AM

S’pore to set up rail infra fund worth S$5bil this year

SINGAPORE: Singapore will set up a new Rail Infrastructure Fund worth S$5bil this year for major rail lines ahead, said Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat (pic).

AseanPlus News 26 Jun 2016 | 12:00 AM

Singapore finance minister out of hospital

SINGAPORE: Minister for Finance Heng Swee Keat has been discharged from Tan Tock Seng Hospital after suffering from a stroke more than six weeks ago.

AseanPlus News 08 Aug 2013 | 12:00 AM

Minister signals impending changes

EDUCATION minister Heng Swee Keat signalled impending policy changes on several fronts including housing, as he sketched out how the government intends to ensure that growth becomes even more inclusive.

Business 08 Jun 2019 | 12:00 AM

S’pore DPM: Challenges in sustainability could unravel progress

SINGAPORE: Taking action to mitigate climate change and ensuring economic growth are two key challenges that, if not managed well, could unravel the progress the world has made over the past few decades, said Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat on Friday, as he outlined three ways countries can work together for sustainable development.

Corporate News 23 Jan 2019 | 12:00 AM

Singapore to focus on health, infrastructure

SINGAPORE: Singapore’s finance minister said next month’s budget would focus on infrastructure spending, health care for an ageing population, and helping businesses transition to a digital economy.

AseanPlus News 20 Feb 2018 | 2:25 AM

Singapore announces one-time bonus of S$100-S$300 for adult Singaporeans

SINGAPORE: Singaporeans aged 21 and older will receive a one-time bonus of S$100 to S$300 (RM296 to RM888) depending on their income, said the country's Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat on Monday.

AseanPlus News 10 Aug 2013 | 12:00 AM

St Margaret's Secondary girls allowed to go wig-less

The St Margaret’s Secondary principal in the Hair for Hope incident has now allowed the five girls involved to go wig-less after discussion with the students, said Education Minister Heng Swee Keat in a post about the incident on his Facebook page.