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SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore's typically staid politics has been unsettled by an announcement from the chosen successor for prime minister that he was taking himself out of the running, renewing questions over the city-state's leadership planning.
(Reuters) -The European Union prepared to impose sanctions on 11 people linked to last month's military coup in Myanmar on Monday as the number of killings of pro-democracy demonstrators by security forces reached what Germany's foreign minister called "an unbearable extent".
(Reuters) - The European Union and the United States on Monday imposed sanctions on individuals and groups linked to last month's military coup in Myanmar as the repression of pro-democracy protesters by security forces reached what Germany's foreign minister called "an unbearable" level.
WITH Malaysia entering a third wave of Covid-19 infections in the wake of the Sabah state polls, members of the public are becoming fearful that another election may further exacerbate the health situation in Malaysia.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong named a largely unchanged cabinet on Saturday following an election win this month, and flagged a possible delay, due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, of his plan to step down.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore's ruling party, stung by its worst ever election results, on Saturday signalled a possible delay to its meticulous succession plans, and analysts foresaw other policy changes that could affect the international business hub.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore's ruling People's Action Party (PAP) extended its unbroken rule in Friday's election, but its vote share slipped near a record low as opposition parties made historic inroads in a ballot held under the cloud of the COVID-19 pandemic.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - For all the predictability of elections in Singapore, one result will be keenly watched when the city-state votes on Friday as finance minister Heng Swee Keat must win an unsafe seat to show people he has what it takes to be a future leader.
SINGAPORE (ANN): Singapore's circuit breaker will formally end on June 1, the republic's multi-ministry task force on the Covid-19 outbreak announced on Tuesday (May 19), saying the economy would then be reopened gradually in three phases.