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Stories with person: Lee Hsien Loong
  • Singapore's ruling party in unprecedented electoral contest 
    Updated: Sep-01-15 2:55 am

    SINGAPORE - Singapore's political parties officially started campaigning Tuesday for general elections in which, for the first time in the island-nation's history, the ruling People's Action Party faces contests in all available seats.

  • Singapore to hold election Sept. 11 in test of ruling party 
    Updated: Aug-25-15 6:34 am

    SINGAPORE - Singapore will hold a general election on Sept. 11, the government announced Tuesday, in what is expected to be a tight contest for the ruling party that has dominated politics in the city-state for 50 years but is now facing growing disaffection among citizens.

  • As it turns 50, Singapore celebrates success amid challenges story has photos
    Updated: Aug-09-15 10:04 am

    SINGAPORE - Singapore threw a big party Sunday for its 50th anniversary of independence and unrivaled economic success in a region struggling with poverty and political instability, even as the city-state began feeling the pinch of a midlife crisis.