Vivian Balakrishnan: Dr. Mahathir calling 1962 Water Agreement ‘morally wrong’ are strong words intended to rouse public opinion

Singapore – During his ministry’s Committee of Supply debate on Friday, March 1, Foreign Affairs Minister Vivian Balakrishnan called out Dr. Mahathir’s comments on the 1962 Water Agreement as “strong, emotive words no doubt intended to rouse public opinion.” Member of...

Vivian Balakrishnan calls Malaysia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs about “urgent need” to stop intrusions into Singapore’s waters

A phone call was made on Wednesday, December 5, by the Foreign Affairs Minister of Singapore, Vivian Balakrishnan, to Saifuddin Abdullah, who holds the same office in Malaysia. Balakrishnan spoke to Saifuddin for the express purpose of asking Putrajaya to stop its...

Vivian Balakrishnan: The Government has to up its game in terms of security for national projects rolled out by the Smart Nation initiative

Using technology to send help to the elderly in emergencies and to prevent drownings in swimming pools are just some of the latest trial projects under Singapore’s Smart Nation push, said Minister-in-charge of Smart Nation initiative Vivian Balakrishnan on Tuesday,...