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  • Singapore’s Impressive Food Security

    Singapore’s Impressive Food Security |

    thediplomat.com 06 Sep '15, 7am

    In many parts of the world, food security is emerging as a serious threat. Increasing population, land and water constraints, changes in dietary habits with increasing affluence, the impact on global food production of floods and droughts in major food producing areas, falling food ex...

  • How did a #Singapore warship foil a pirate attack? by @TheAsianist:

    How Did a Singapore Warship Foil a Pirate Attack? | The Diplomat

    thediplomat.com 02 Sep '15, 7am

    A Singapore navy vessel successfully disrupted a sea robbery on a Malaysian-flagged tugboat Tuesday. According to a September 1 press release issued by the Ministry of Defense (MINDEF), the Republic of Singapore Navy’s Maritime Security Task Force (MSTF) had immediately deployed its F...

  • Urban Water Management in Singapore: Past, Present and Future

    Urban Water Management in Singapore: Past, Present and Future | The Diplomat

    thediplomat.com 10 Jun '15, 1pm

    This year is the 50th anniversary of Singapore’s independence. In the hoopla of this anniversary celebrations, one major item that has taken a back seat is how Singapore managed to improve its water management from that of a below average developing Asian city in 1965, to one of the b...

  • #SLD15

    Singapore Warns of Islamic State Base in Southeast Asia | The Diplomat

    thediplomat.com 29 May '15, 3pm

    The Shangri-La Dialogue, Asia’s premier security summit, kicked off in Singapore on Friday with a keynote speech by Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. Lee’s speech addressed three issues: the balance of power; regional cooperation and terrorism. Unsurprisingly, the terrorism ...

  • #Singapore's biggest military challenge by @TheAsianist:

    Singapore’s Biggest Military Challenge | The Diplomat

    thediplomat.com 02 Jul '15, 11am

    On July 1, the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) commemorated SAF Day at a parade officiated by the country’s prime minister Lee Hsien Loong. Ahead of the parade, Defense Minister Ng Eng Hen discussed Singapore’s ongoing efforts to address its defense challenges in a media interview. The b...

  • Australia and Singapore: What’s in a New Strategic Partnership?

    Australia and Singapore: What’s in a New Strategic Partnership? | The Diplomat

    thediplomat.com 29 Jun '15, 11pm

    On June 29, the leaders of Australia and Singapore inked a new comprehensive strategic partnership (CSP) at a ceremony during Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s first visit to the city-state since taking office in 2013. The pact, signed during the 50th anniversary of the Australi...

  • No Easy Win for Singapore’s PAP

    No Easy Win for Singapore’s PAP | The Diplomat

    thediplomat.com 05 Sep '15, 7am

    Next Friday, September 11, Singapore goes to the polls. Many are of the opinion that this election will be a barometer of the post-LKY era. There is also every reason to think that these will be watershed elections for Singapore, and that the opposition is set to win more seats than t...

  • A new plan to manage #Asia's submarine race? My latest for @Diplomat_APAC: #Singapore #apsc2015

    A New Plan to Manage Asia’s Submarine Race? | The Diplomat

    thediplomat.com 20 May '15, 7pm

    This week, Singapore co-hosts the Asia Pacific Submarine Conference (APSC) with the United States. Founded in 2001, the APSC has established itself as a major forum dealing with submarine rescue, and this year reportedly saw the highest attendance with 23 navies and organizations. At ...