Tony Tan

Type: Person
Name: Tony Tan
Title: Minister - Deputy Prime Minister (Singapore)
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Prof Lim a man ahead of his time: President Tony Tan

SINGAPORE: President Tony Tan Keng Yam has paid tribute to prominent eye surgeon Professor Arthur Lim who died on Saturday (Aug 30). In a Facebook post, Dr Tan said Prof Lim was the father of modern ophthalmology in Singapore.He added that Prof Lim was ... [Published Channel NewsAsia - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Chinese State Councillor Yang Jiechi calls on PM Lee

China’s State Councillor and top diplomat Yang Jiechi, who is in Singapore at the invitation of the Government, yesterday called on Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at the Istana. During their meeting, the leaders discussed the commemoration of the 25th ... [Published Today Online - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

Today is Thursday, Aug. 28, the 240th day of 2014 with 125 to follow.The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Neptune, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Mars, Mercury and Saturn.Those born on this date are under the sign of Virgo. They include ... [Published UPI - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Singapore boosts cyber security

Singapore has announced measures to intensify cyber security in order to prevent a recurrence of attacks on the country’s government websites, including those of its President and Prime Minister.At a cyber security seminar in Singapore on August 26, Minister ... [Published VietnamPlus - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 3 reports

Singapore to upgrade cybersecurity

Singapore on Tuesday announced new measures to strengthen cybersecurity to prevent a recurrence of attacks on government Web sites including those of its president and prime minister.Information minister Yaacob bin Ibrahim said the government is upgrading ... [Published Taipei Times Online - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

New NMPs appointed by President Tony Tan at Istana

The group, chosen by a parliamentary committee chaired by Speaker of Parliament Halimah Yacob, will be sworn in when Parliament next sits on Sept 8. Get the full story from The Straits Times. NMPs want to discuss social shifts in Singapore SHIFTING social ... [Published Asiaone - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Singapore becomes largest foreign investor in Fujian

Officials and guests cut a cake at the 49th National Day Reception of the Republic of Singapore in Fuzhou, Aug 22. Fujian province in East China and Singapore have developed closer relations in recent years, according to a Singapore ambassador to China ... [Published Whats On Xiamen - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

President Tony Tan visits Nanjing Eco High-Tech island

President Tony Tan Keng Yam yesterday visited the Singapore-Nanjing Eco High-Tech Island, a mixed use commercial development supported by the Government. On the island - a 15 sq km plot of land in the middle of the Yangtze River - he toured the newly ... [Published Asiaone - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 4 reports

Singapore, India to explore more areas of collaboration

SINGAPORE: Singapore and India are looking to explore further areas of collaborations. During a meeting in Singapore on Saturday (Aug 16), Foreign Affairs Minister K Shanmugam and India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj directed their officials ... [Published XinMsn - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 2 reports

President Tony Tan meets Chinese counterpart in Nanjing

SNAPSHOT Aug 17, 2014 6:00amChinese President Xi Jinping yesterday congratulated Singapore on its 49th National Day, noting the strides the country has made since its independence in 1965, in a meeting with President Tony Tan Keng Yam in Nanjing, the ... [Published Electric New Paper - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 2 reports

From theft to molest

Teen steals school uniforms, goes on to abuse schoolgirls Aug 9, 2014 6:00am By :  SHAFFIQ ALKHATIBTo satisfy his sick sexual urges, he would steal school uniforms and later masturbate.Between 2012 and this year, Tony Tan Tong Li, 17, stole 14 sets ... [Published Electric New Paper - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Dover Park Hospice Flower Power Ball 2014

Dover Park Hospice (DPH) raised over S$900,000 at its Flower Power Ball 2014 held at the Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore, an amount that will be matched dollar-for-dollar by the government with a grant under its Community Silver Trust.There were many prominent ... [Published SingaporeTatler.com - Aug 06 2014]

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...also the founding medical director of the Singapore National Eye Centre, which has trained generations of eye surgeons in Singapore," said Dr Tan. "beyond the medical field, professor lim was active in philanthropy and community service. as chairman of the universities endowment fund, he raised substantial sums to enhance education in nus and ntu. many have benefited from professor lim's knowledge, care and generosity."
Mr Tony Tan, a patient, said: "at (a) rehab centre, a lot of patients are better off, some are worse off. for those worse off, they do feel a bit of inferiority, they feel that they are not up to the standards. (but doing rehabilitation exercises) at home, (it) doesn't matter in what condition you are, you can actually just do it at the way you want to do it."

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Prof Lim a man ahead of his time: President Ton... [Published Channel NewsAsia - Aug 31 2014]
Chinese State Councillor Yang Jiechi calls on P... [Published Today Online - Aug 29 2014]
Visit to Singapore by State Councillor of the P... [Published Noodls - Aug 29 2014]
UPI Almanac for Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 [Published UPI - Aug 28 2014]
Singapore boosts cyber security [Published VietnamPlus - Aug 27 2014]
Singapore to upgrade cybersecurity [Published Taipei Times Online - Aug 26 2014]
Singapore boosts cyber security after hacking i... [Published Citizen.co.za - Aug 26 2014]
Singapore boosts cyber security after hacking i... [Published thestar.com.my - Aug 26 2014]
New NMPs appointed by President Tony Tan at Istana [Published Asiaone - Aug 26 2014]
Singapore becomes largest foreign investor in F... [Published Whats On Xiamen - Aug 25 2014]
Yi-Lai sees boost in earnings with new owners i... [Published Malaysia Edge - Aug 25 2014]
Smart Nation: Wheels set in motion [Published Channel NewsAsia - Aug 24 2014]
Leaders of foreign states congratulated the Pre... [Published President of Ukraine - Aug 24 2014]
Singapore to help India in smart cities project [Published Siasat Daily - Aug 22 2014]
Chancellor Merkel opens meeting of Nobel Laurea... [Published EurekAlert! - Aug 20 2014]
The importance of leaders’ empathy and a sustai... [Published Today Online - Aug 20 2014]
President Tony Tan visits Nanjing Eco High-Tech... [Published Asiaone - Aug 19 2014]
Flow control technology improves gas plant's sa... [Published Engineering Specifier - Aug 19 2014]
CVM MINERALS : Completion of loan capitalisation [Published 4 Traders - Aug 18 2014]
Metso's Flow Control Technology for Gas Process... [Published Gulf Oil And Gas - Aug 18 2014]
President Tony Tan meets Chinese counterpart in... [Published Electric New Paper - Aug 17 2014]
MFA Press Statement: Meetings between Singapore... [Published Noodls - Aug 16 2014]
Singapore, India to explore more areas of colla... [Published XinMsn - Aug 16 2014]
Singapore, India to explore more areas of colla... [Published Channel NewsAsia - Aug 16 2014]
Singapore to help India in smart cities project [Published Topnews.in - Aug 16 2014]
India seeks investments from Singapore in infra... [Published DNA India - Aug 16 2014]
India, Singapore for early review of economic a... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Aug 16 2014]
President Tony Tan meets China's Xi in Nanjing [Published Channel NewsAsia - Aug 16 2014]
Three areas where CPF could be changed [Published Today Online - Aug 15 2014]
Five receive President’s Scholarship [Published Today Online - Aug 13 2014]
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