Tag: Lee Hsien Loong

Singapore approves Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine in Asia first

By John Geddie, Anshuman Daga SINGAPORE: Singapore became on Monday the first Asian country to approve Pfizer-BioNTech’s coronavirus vaccine and said it expects to start receiving shots by the end of the year. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, 68, said he would be among the early recipients in the city-state of 5.7 million people, which […]

Singapore needs more talent for growth of tech industry: Lee Hsien Loong

By Gurdip Singh SINGAPORE: Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has said the country needs more talent in technology and hoped that a newly-announced work pass will help it attract “highly accomplished” individuals in the field, a media report said on Wednesday. Lee, who delivered his keynote speech to the Singapore Tech Forum 2020 on […]

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