Singapore to deport 53 riot suspects back to India

SINGAPORE, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Singapore is set to deport 53 immigrant Asians workers for their part in the city-state's recent riot -- the first in 40 years.

Singapore police hold 27 suspects after first riots in decades

SINGAPORE, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Police held 27 suspects Monday after what authorities described as the first riots in Singapore in four decades.

First riots in Singapore for 40 years

Dec. 9 (UPI) --Singapore witnessed its first riots in 40 years, leading to the arrest of 27 people.
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Singapore adopts new climate strategy

SINGAPORE, June 19 (UPI) -- Singapore, as part of its efforts to tackle climate change, will use a "whole-of-nation"approach.

Singapore, Vietnam hold policy dialogue

SINGAPORE, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- A top defense official from Vietnam met with the head of the Singapore Ministry of Defense Monday to discuss ways to address regional security concerns.

South Korea and Singapore discuss security

SEOUL, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Top defense officials from South Korea and Singapore wrapped up meetings Thursday after discussing future cooperation to address ongoing security concerns.

Singapore launches new combat training

SINGAPORE, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Singapore defense officials announced the launch of a new urban combat training facility designed to simulate realistic training exercises.

NATO leader holds meetings in Singapore

SINGAPORE, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- A top NATO official concluded meetings in Singapore Tuesday in a visit aimed at discussing the country's involvement in Afghanistan.

Teo describes 360 degrees of threats

SINGAPORE, June 2 (UPI) -- Singapore Defense Minister Teo Chee Hean said during the Shangri-La Dialogue that the Asia-Pacific region faces security challenges from all directions.

Singapore to spend $12.2M in aid

SINGAPORE, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Singapore will spend $12.2 million on direct assistance to its disaster-stricken neighbors in the next two weeks, and has pledged $3 million in cash.

Malaysia, Singapore cooperate at sea

SINGAPORE, June 8 (UPI) -- Malaysia has pledged to strengthen cooperation with Singapore to safeguard the Straits of Malacca from pirates and terror attacks.
By United Press International

Naval chief seeks aid for Malacca Straits

SINGAPORE, April 27 (UPI) -- Singapore's defense minister warns a terrorist attack in the Malacca Straits could be devastating for world trade.

UPI Hears:

UPI Hears... India follows own path in Asia...Malaysia Muslim premier lashes out at Jews...Queen Elizabeth frets over EU constitution...Syria prepares for U.S. wrath
MARTIN WALKER, Chief UPI International Correspondent

Teo Chee Hean (simplified Chinese: 张志贤; pinyin: Zhāng Zhìxián; born 27 December 1954) is the current Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defence and a Member of Parliament for Pasir Ris-Punggol Group Representation Constituency (GRC).

Teo was educated at Saint Michael's School and Saint Joseph's Institution. He enlisted in the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) in 1972 and received his commission at the Singapore Armed Forces Training Institute in 1973.

He was awarded the President's Scholarship and the SAF Scholarship in 1973 to study Electrical Engineering and Management Science at the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science (First Class Honours) degree in 1976. He continued with his studies at Imperial College London, obtaining a Masters of Science degree (with distinction) in Computing Science in 1977.

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