Chan Chun Sing

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Chan Chun Sing said : "The companies remain committed to working closely with us to prepare the local workforce for the available positions," External link

business-times Thursday, January 21, 2021 5:51:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "For companies, our support will progressively move from stabilisation to helping them pivot to new areas of opportunities," External link

business-times Thursday, January 21, 2021 5:51:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We will give our people the exposure and the experience they need to compete in a globalised economy so that we can increase their chances of success," External link

straitstimesSG Wednesday, January 20, 2021 4:07:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "The companies remain committed to working closely with us to prepare the local workforce for the available positions," External link

business-times Wednesday, January 20, 2021 6:43:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "For companies, our support will progressively move from stabilisation to helping them pivot to new areas of opportunities," External link

business-times Wednesday, January 20, 2021 6:43:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing asked : "Do we embrace integration or do we close our borders?" External link

elevenmyanmar Thursday, January 14, 2021 10:15:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “We are both committed to working closely together to maintain the integrity and interdependence of our bilateral supply lines,” External link

themalaymailonline Thursday, January 14, 2021 11:59:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “As the pandemic continues, it is important that we all remain vigilant. I want to assure Singaporeans that our supply chains are continually being diversified and strengthened,” External link

themalaymailonline Thursday, January 14, 2021 11:59:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing told : "continue to function, to make sure they retain their capabilities and capacities" External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, January 14, 2021 3:55:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “We are both committed to working closely together to maintain the integrity and interdependence of our bilateral supply lines,” External link

themalaymailonline Wednesday, January 13, 2021 10:38:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We are concerned with how the global trading system, the global digital economic system is coming together, or is being fragmented," External link

elevenmyanmar Friday, January 8, 2021 2:26:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing added : "If we can overcome the energy challenge in Singapore, just as how we overcame the water challenge in Singapore for the last 50 years, then we can open up many more new opportunities, create many more new industries and new jobs for the next generation," External link

elevenmyanmar Friday, January 8, 2021 2:26:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We all wish Hong Kong well. We all wish they can resolve their differences. " External link

elevenmyanmar Friday, January 8, 2021 2:26:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing told : "continue to function, to make sure they retain their capabilities and capacities," External link

channelnewsasia Friday, January 8, 2021 8:32:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "But having said that, we have also strengthened the capabilities of these companies in preparing them to seize the new opportunities going forward," External link

channelnewsasia Friday, January 8, 2021 8:32:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Obviously, the help schemes will evolve as the economy progressively recovers, so not all the schemes will need to continue in the previous forms," External link

business-times Friday, January 8, 2021 7:00:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Leveraging Singapore's unique farm-to-fork ecosystem and track record for technical capabilities, quality branding and intellectual property protection, we aim to capture a significant share of the wave of economic opportunities," External link

business-times Tuesday, December 22, 2020 1:13:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “developing analytical systems that will be critical for ensuring the accuracy, specificity, and consistency of Perfect Day’s fermentation processes and protein ingredients,” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, December 21, 2020 9:59:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "As like-minded and longtime partners, Singapore and the US are committed to support our business in responding to the global economic disruption caused by COVID-19," External link

aa-en Wednesday, December 16, 2020 2:07:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "There is a new market created by this new demand from both the individuals'...and also the companies' perspective. So this is how we must continue to innovate, try out new ideas, have some new ideas (and) see whether they can respond to the market demand," External link

business-times Wednesday, December 16, 2020 8:34:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "From yesterday's experience, it shows the robustness of the system that once you find out that there is a positive – whether it is a real positive or false positive – you immediately swing into action to do subsequent tests, you do isolation, you do contact tracing," External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, December 10, 2020 3:13:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Beyond the significant benefits to our respective businesses, the (deal) is a strong statement against protectionism and nativism," External link

msn-uk Thursday, December 10, 2020 1:08:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "From yesterday's experience, it shows the robustness of the system that once you find out that there is a positive - whether it is a real positive or false positive - you immediately swing into action to do subsequent tests, you do isolation, you do contact tracing," External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, December 10, 2020 10:25:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing added : "Whatever we can do, others can emulate and even try to do better. Hence, be it government or businesses, we must continue to work closely together to stay ahead of the competition," External link

business-times Thursday, December 10, 2020 9:45:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said ( about The UK ) : “The UK has also indicated clear interest in joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), which Singapore supports and welcomes,” External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, December 10, 2020 8:44:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Beyond the significant benefits to our respective businesses, the (deal) is a strong statement against protectionism and nativism," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, December 10, 2020 8:24:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Beyond the significant benefits to our respective businesses, the (deal) is a strong statement against protectionism and nativism," External link

bbc Thursday, December 10, 2020 8:19:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Beyond the significant benefits to our respective businesses, the (deal) is a strong statement against protectionism and nativism," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, December 10, 2020 7:54:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "The signing of the UK-Singapore FTA strengthens and deepens the relationship between Singapore and the UK," "The agreement will provide continuity and certainty for businesses in both countries and send a strong signal of the UK's commitment to deepen its engagement of the region" External link

business-times Thursday, December 10, 2020 7:18:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing added : "Our intention to launch negotiations on a pioneering DEA between the UK and Singapore early next year also reflects both countries' desire, as forward-looking and digitally advanced economies, to set the template for digital trade rules of the future" External link

business-times Thursday, December 10, 2020 7:18:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing added : "Whatever we can do, others can emulate and even try to do better. Hence, be it government or businesses, we must continue to work closely together to stay ahead of the competition," External link

business-times Thursday, December 10, 2020 2:45:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Then there's a third level of assurance that we must provide our participants that after attending this meeting before they go onward, or back to their own countries or to other places, they are given a clean bill of health, so that there will be no misunderstanding that anyone has contracted the virus in Singapore, while they were here," External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, December 9, 2020 3:09:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “Our orientation is always the large international markets, which is why we have come up with health protocols that can allow us to safely allow people from different countries to come and meet in Singapore,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, December 9, 2020 3:09:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “They have seen the options that Singapore can provide. And now they are making their own internal decisions on how they want to conceptualise the thing ... and we'll be working with them to execute this,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, December 9, 2020 3:09:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing told : “When we embarked on this pilot, I think we never thought that such things will never happen. We have always made the assumption that someday, something may happen,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, December 9, 2020 9:51:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "May we be a positive example of how to resume economic activities safely and sustainably," External link

irishsun Tuesday, December 8, 2020 6:41:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "May we be a positive example of how to resume economic activities safely and sustainably," "Successful execution of such high-level meetings will help re-establish ourselves as a premier global business hub" External link

elevenmyanmar Tuesday, December 8, 2020 8:13:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Despite the ongoing pandemic, we are confident that Singapore will be able to continue maintaining public health and safety while supporting the WEF's mission to effect positive change through collaboration and engagement," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, December 8, 2020 5:41:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "As the world battles COVID-19, there is an even greater impetus for countries to cooperate, collaborate, and partner each other to address pressing global issues" External link

channelnewsasia Monday, December 7, 2020 7:57:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Covid-19 has accelerated digital adoption for many of our F&B companies," External link

straitstimesSG Tuesday, December 1, 2020 12:38:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Those who have done well are not waiting for Covid to blow over," "Those who have done well have experimented boldly and are establishing the foundations now, in the midst of Covid, for their recovery" External link

business-times Monday, November 30, 2020 7:30:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “Companies like Swee Choon that adapted quickly have been able to reap the rewards from being an early-mover,” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, November 30, 2020 3:15:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing asked : "Do we embrace integration or do we close our borders?" External link

elevenmyanmar Saturday, November 28, 2020 3:52:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Shutting ourselves off from the world is not an option," External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, November 26, 2020 12:41:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Shutting ourselves off from the world is not an option," External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 25, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "They demonstrate that global Mice companies still retain confidence in Singapore as the global Asia node, and are expanding their presence in the region through partnerships with our local players," "Our pipeline of projects also gives us the confidence that we are moving in the right direction" External link

straitstimesSG Wednesday, November 25, 2020 7:23:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Whoever can ensure visitors' health (and) security in a faster and better way will gain a competitive advantage. Singapore recognises this and has every intention to be amongst the leading lights in this area," "If we are able to build and operationalise these capabilities, it will set us apart from many other competitors" External link

straitstimesSG Wednesday, November 25, 2020 7:23:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "we have every reason to believe that they will continue to serve us well," External link

straitstimesSG Tuesday, November 24, 2020 4:35:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing added : "We will also be able to progressively host more significant Mice events to maintain our position as a leading business node," External link

business-times Tuesday, November 24, 2020 1:14:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "If we are able to continue to keep our infection rates low, we will be able to resume more activities and increase our interactions with the rest of the world," "This will require the continued cooperation of our people to adhere to the prevailing measures" External link

channelnewsasia Monday, November 23, 2020 6:02:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We do not yet know how the new US administration will approach its relations with China," "But we hope both sides will dial down tensions, and return to a more open and inclusive global economic order" External link

channelnewsasia Monday, November 23, 2020 6:02:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "If we are able to help our businesses and workers make the necessary adjustments and pivot quickly, I have every reason to believe that we will emerge stronger from this crisis," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, November 23, 2020 6:02:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “Air … passenger traffic is not expected to return to the pre COVID-19 levels before 2024,” External link

channelnewsasia Friday, November 20, 2020 6:34:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “The proportion of passenger jets back in (service) has increased from 40 per cent in April to 65 per cent in September. And a key driver for this recovery will be the ability of many Asian countries to contain the virus,” “The better we are able to do this, the faster and more sustainable will our recovery be. However, the overall situation will remain fluid and uncertain for many more months to come” External link

channelnewsasia Friday, November 20, 2020 6:34:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “We have every confidence that if this is the crisis of a generation, this is the worst crisis of the aviation industry,” External link

channelnewsasia Friday, November 20, 2020 6:34:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing replied : "If we shackle the development of the digital domain, we shackle the development of conventional goods-producing trade sectors. That's one reason," "The second reason Singapore is so keen, is because for the first time in history - if we get this right - a geographically small country can transcend its size and geography. We are no longer constrained by size, or location, or geography if we can connect to the world as our hinterland and market," External link

business-times Friday, November 20, 2020 3:12:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "The RCEP is a demonstration of partner countries' commitment to greater economic integration for the benefit of our people and businesses. Beyond its economic value, it is also a statement of our strategic intent to have a shared interest in each other's prosperity and success. This bodes well for the security of the region," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, November 17, 2020 8:49:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “This is the reason why we are making a strong push to continue to help our companies in this sector - to continue to grow from strength to strength to meet the increasing demand for such products and services,” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, November 16, 2020 10:22:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “We are very heartened that many companies, including Rohde & Schwarz, have played their part to uplift the precision engineering ecosystem by continuing in the development skills upgrading for our workers” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, November 16, 2020 10:22:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We'll continue to work closely with our industrial partners, the trade associations and chambers, Workforce Singapore and SkillsFuture Singapore, to make sure that we have the core engineering talent for the long haul," External link

business-times Monday, November 16, 2020 8:53:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "The RCEP is a demonstration of partner countries' commitment to greater economic integration for the benefit of our people and businesses. Beyond its economic value, it is also a statement of our strategic intent to have a shared interest in each other's prosperity and success," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, November 16, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “For Singapore, the RCEP provides a strong foundation for us to rebuild our economy and overcome the challenges as we emerge from the pandemic together. I look forward to seeing our businesses tap the benefits from the RCEP to support their post-pandemic recovery efforts,” External link

themalaymailonline Monday, November 16, 2020 4:39:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “The after-effects (of Covid-19) will linger for years to come and it will take time for all of us to rebuild our economies and recover from the crisis. Even so, no economy can recover on its own,” “At a time when support for multilateralism is fraying, the RCEP will send a clear statement of the region’s unwavering support and commitment to the multilateral trading system” External link

themalaymailonline Monday, November 16, 2020 4:39:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “For Singapore, the RCEP provides a strong foundation for us to rebuild our economy and overcome the challenges as we emerge from the pandemic together,” “I look forward to seeing our businesses tap on the benefits from the RCEP to support their post-pandemic recovery efforts” External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, November 15, 2020 9:57:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing told : "The signing of the RCEP agreement is a timely boost to the longer-term prospects of the region. It will be the bright spot that points the direction ahead," External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, November 15, 2020 9:57:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “a diverse group of countries in Asia” External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, November 15, 2020 9:57:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Not even huge countries like the United States, (countries in) Europe or even China will ever claim that they have sufficient talent. Everyone is in this quest for more talent, and a more diverse slate of talent from all across the world," "We'd rather top talent be competing on the side of team Singapore, than competing against Singapore," External link

business-times Thursday, November 12, 2020 7:15:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We are concerned with how the global trading system, the global digital economic system is coming together, or is being fragmented," External link

elevenmyanmar Saturday, November 7, 2020 10:10:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing added : "If we can overcome the energy challenge in Singapore, just as how we overcame the water challenge in Singapore for the last 50 years, then we can open up many more new opportunities, create many more new industries and new jobs for the next generation," External link

elevenmyanmar Saturday, November 7, 2020 10:10:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We all wish Hong Kong well. We all wish they can resolve their differences. " External link

elevenmyanmar Saturday, November 7, 2020 10:10:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "The CMCO does not affect economic activities such as logistics, which continue to operate. The flow of goods and services between Malaysia and Singapore has remained smooth," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, November 3, 2020 7:32:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “We want to uplift standards for the commodities trading industry to increase banking confidence in the industry,” External link

taipeitimes Monday, November 2, 2020 8:03:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing noted : "I firmly believe that greater interdependence and integration, not fragmentation, is what is needed for a strong global recovery" External link

straitstimesSG Thursday, October 29, 2020 3:03:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "All these reflect the strong mutual interest on the part of Singapore and UK companies to collaborate on projects together," External link

straitstimesSG Thursday, October 29, 2020 3:03:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "These DEAs help to foster innovation, and grow trade and investments in new digital industries such as fintech. They also enable companies to use Singapore as a base to access the large and fast-growing South-east Asian digital economy, which is expected to grow to US$300 billion (S$409 billion) by 2025," External link

straitstimesSG Thursday, October 29, 2020 3:03:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We have distinguished ourselves in how we lean forward to make sure that the integrity of our supply chains was maintained. We did not impose any additional restrictions, we did not impose any export controls," External link

straitstimesSG Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:36:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "In Singapore, given our size and given our connectivity, we are not going to compete on every dimension of the logistics (sector). What we are going after and what many companies are going to increasingly use us for are... those products that are high-value, time-sensitive and need high assurance (of the reliability) of the supply chain," External link

straitstimesSG Tuesday, October 27, 2020 7:08:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We are confident that this sector will continue to grow and create many good jobs for our workers and create many good business opportunities for our partners that have chosen Singapore as their base to service the rest of the world," External link

straitstimesSG Tuesday, October 27, 2020 7:08:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Lowering our carbon emissions by promoting greater energy efficiency within our power generation sector is critical in our fight against climate change" External link

straitstimesSG Tuesday, October 27, 2020 4:47:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "People are all very concerned with the potential disruptions to their global supply chains. That is why a lot of these businesses are coming through Singapore, because they understand that we have a network that is much more resilient than many other countries," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:06:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "In Singapore, given our size and given our connectivity, we're not going to compete on every dimension of the logistics (sector). What we are going after and what many companies are going to increasingly use us for, are for those products that are high-value, time-sensitive and need high assurance (of the reliability) of the supply chain," External link

straitstimesSG Tuesday, October 27, 2020 6:37:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We are confident that this sector will continue to grow and create many good jobs for our workers and create many good business opportunities for our partners that have chosen Singapore as their base to service the rest of the world," External link

straitstimesSG Tuesday, October 27, 2020 6:37:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “This will see the deployment of Singapore’s first stacked energy storage on Keppel’s floating living lab. If this is successful, it can potentially save 40 per cent of the land (taken by) a typical energy storage solution,” External link

themalaymailonline Tuesday, October 27, 2020 2:38:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Energy storage and smart energy management systems support the deployment of more renewable energy in Singapore. This project will pave the way to overcome our land constraints and set the blueprint for similar deployments in the future" External link

zdnet Monday, October 26, 2020 3:17:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We will be kicking this off with 100 megawatts of electricity imports over a trial period of two years," External link

AsiaOne Monday, October 26, 2020 12:46:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "This (trial) can help us to access clean energy from regional countries and improve our energy resilience. We have been working closely with Malaysia and are thankful for their strong support," External link

AsiaOne Monday, October 26, 2020 12:46:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Solar power is our most promising renewable energy resource. We need to maximise its role in the energy mix," External link

AsiaOne Monday, October 26, 2020 12:46:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said ( about Solutions ) : “The conclusion of this MoU for Cooperation on Low-Emissions Solutions further strengthens the multifaceted relationship that Singapore and Australia share. By partnering each other, innovating and pioneering new solutions, we hope to make greater progress in building a more sustainable economy and creating a low-carbon future together,” External link

miningweekly Monday, October 26, 2020 10:32:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "This will allow the region to share the green energy sources that different countries may have," External link

straitstimesSG Monday, October 26, 2020 9:31:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “also have a role to play” “We can all choose products that are made with less wastage, materials that are recycled or sustainably sourced. In fact, this is a growing market for an environmentally more conscious population in Asia,” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, October 26, 2020 7:39:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "right market structures, right incentives to drive the right behaviour in a sustainable way over the long term" External link

channelnewsasia Monday, October 26, 2020 7:39:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “how we move people, how we move logistics, and how we electrify our transport fleet” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, October 26, 2020 7:39:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “This year, we want to front load it, notwithstanding COVID-19, by bringing forward the deployment of solar, and we will catalyse this through public sector initiatives,” “With greater reliance on renewable energy sources, some other challenges will arise. We have to fix the intermittency problem, and storage will be one key issue that we have to resolve” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, October 26, 2020 7:39:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “We will kick this off by importing 100 megawatts of electricity imports for a trial period of two years, to see how the market works, to see how the technical challenges can be overcome,” “This will allow the region to share the clean energy sources that different countries may have, and we will start this with Malaysia. Once the concept takes off, we’ll be able to extend this to other regional players” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, October 26, 2020 7:39:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “It will be quite different from the previous and existing grid, where we have producers pumping electrons to the users. Instead, in the next generation, we can see and envision a situation where consumers can also, at certain points in time, be producers of energy that feeds back the electrons into the decentralised grid,” “To run this decentralised grid and to balance it in real time, we will need new technologies. "The good news is, today, we have such technologies in digital and if we can leverage on this, work closely with our research community, we will be able to have a new grid architecture for Singapore in the next 50 years that moves away from the centralised grid to a decentralised grid with dynamic load balancing throughout the day, throughout the weeks” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, October 26, 2020 7:39:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We have every intention to green our consumption by living green, to green our production by making sure that our grid is more efficient, and we want to work with like-minded partners to capitalise the global market for more sustainable solutions" External link

channelnewsasia Monday, October 26, 2020 7:39:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "This will allow the region to share the clean energy sources that different countries may have, and we'll start this with Malaysia. Once the concept takes off, we'll be able to extend this to other players," External link

business-times Monday, October 26, 2020 6:59:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We look forward to a close partnership with Australia, and we hope to forge such partnerships with other like-minded countries," External link

business-times Monday, October 26, 2020 6:59:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "This is an important day not just for SIEW, but it marks the resumption of MICE (meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions) events in Singapore. We are back in business," External link

business-times Monday, October 26, 2020 6:59:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Instead of waiting, we are going to start today, learning to live in a Covid-19 world, investing in the long term for both a Covid-19 and post-Covid-19 world," External link

business-times Monday, October 26, 2020 6:59:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We will be kicking this off with 100 megawatts of electricity imports over a trial period of two years," External link

straitstimesSG Monday, October 26, 2020 5:37:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing added : "By working together, I am confident that the manufacturing sector can emerge stronger and harness new opportunities in Singapore and beyond" External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, October 21, 2020 11:28:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “Any impact on the retail industry has very grave consequences on the employment prospects of the workers in Singapore,” External link

themalaymailonline Monday, October 12, 2020 12:07:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "All the schemes that we are rolling out are not just to help companies tide through the cyclical challenges," "More importantly, we hope our companies and our retailers will be able to use this help to help them pivot to new products and new markets, so that they have a new growth trajectory beyond Covid-19" External link

business-times Monday, October 12, 2020 7:42:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing told : “All these elections will be done by May, and then we will have clearer sight of the political will by new or existing governments to complete the task ahead. The gaps are narrowing and we have a fair chance of getting it done by this year,” External link

elevenmyanmar Thursday, October 8, 2020 12:14:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "growing increasingly concerned that the rhetoric means that Singapore is going to take a less open and inclusive approach to foreign investments and manpower going forward" External link

channelnewsasia Friday, October 2, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We recognise the role that international companies and workers have played in growing Singapore's economy and intend to continue to ensure we provide a business-friendly environment for them to operate in," External link

channelnewsasia Friday, October 2, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "It is important that we work together to support our Singaporean workers and assure them that we will always provide a fair and level playing field," External link

channelnewsasia Friday, October 2, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "The issue of foreign manpower and the role they play in Singapore's economy have attracted much attention over the last few months," External link

business-times Friday, October 2, 2020 1:08:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "I assured the participants that Singapore is deeply cognisant of the importance of staying open and connected to the world. This will never change," External link

business-times Friday, October 2, 2020 1:08:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "I assured them that Singapore was actively exploring ways to allow for more travel," External link

business-times Friday, October 2, 2020 1:08:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "When many of the companies, big or small, look for regional leaders, they need people who have regional experience," "And if Singaporeans are able to have under their belt some of this, as they go through their career, it will be a big plus," External link

business-times Thursday, October 1, 2020 8:42:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “What worries us is that with reduced interaction between the leadership and the younger generation on both sides, then we might inadvertently have planted the seeds of a future misunderstanding,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 18, 2020 4:12:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “What worries us is that with reduced interaction between the leadership and the younger generation on both sides, then we might inadvertently have planted the seeds of a future misunderstanding,” External link

bloomberg Thursday, September 17, 2020 6:21:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing noted : "we win people over by our benevolence" External link

business-times Thursday, September 17, 2020 3:02:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "But of course, once in a while, because of domestic considerations, they would have to make adjustments to their domestic policy posture," External link

business-times Thursday, September 17, 2020 3:02:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing told : "This is an economic scheme to help our tourist attractions preserve their capabilities that have been built up over their years while they consolidate the capacity in the interim," External link

JakartaPost Thursday, September 17, 2020 12:26:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing told : “This is not a social assistance scheme. This is an economic scheme to help our tourist attractions to preserve their capabilities that have been built up over the years, while they consolidate capacity in the interim,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, September 16, 2020 7:50:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “The other thing that they have done very well over the last few months or so was to help us work out the arrangement to have safe cohorting for the live performances” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, September 16, 2020 7:50:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "It's a balance between which sector we want to target, and also the simplicity in the administration so that people who (have) the vouchers can actually use it in a most convenient way. That's how we have designed the system" External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, September 16, 2020 7:50:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "I’m also happy to share that on the back of this, Commonwealth Capital and Jumbo are also ready to offer 50 positions each to these SIA staff," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, September 14, 2020 10:19:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "So this is how we intend to help one another through this very difficult time, with the government partnering our companies, and also our companies partnering the unions to see how we can place the displaced workers from one company or one sector to adjacent companies, adjacent sectors," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, September 14, 2020 10:19:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing added : "Our foreign worker policies will shift increasingly towards quality rather than quantity," External link

koreatimes Saturday, September 12, 2020 6:27:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "The digital nature of work during Covid-19 has removed geographical and physical boundaries, and made a stronger case for digitalising and virtualising business models. " External link

elevenmyanmar Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "bring in international talent in a calibrated manner, as (the Republic has) always done" External link

elevenmyanmar Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said ( about Team ) : "This scrutiny is not unique to Singapore. Every country facing economic slowdown and recession will have elements questioning the balance between locals and foreigners in the job market" “Let me be clear — we want the world’s best and brightest to be with Team Singapore, to augment our skills and capabilities, competing on our side rather than against us, and ultimately, to benefit Singaporeans, not to substitute or hurt them” External link

elevenmyanmar Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "we are serious about discriminatory hiring practices" External link

elevenmyanmar Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We do not take (our current hub status) for granted. We know competition is stiff. If we do not adapt to the changing nature of how businesses operate, we will easily be bypassed," External link

elevenmyanmar Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said ( about Team ) : “Let me be clear — we want the world’s best and brightest to be with Team Singapore,” External link

themalaymailonline Tuesday, September 8, 2020 7:55:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “Every country facing economic slowdown in (a) recession will have elements questioning the balance between locals and foreigners in the job market,” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, September 8, 2020 1:25:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “In a more fragmented global economy, there will like not just be a single hub, but a series of key nodes in a larger network with other nodes that must be able to connect seamlessly with one other,” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, September 8, 2020 1:25:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “We will continue to make Singapore the preferred hub for companies to connect and do business with Asia and the rest of the world,” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, September 8, 2020 1:25:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “Our hub status was established through sheer hard work and determination of our people, by providing a conducive platform for businesses to fulfil their regional and global ambitions,” “We do not take this for granted. We know the competition is stiff. If we do not adapt to the changing nature of how businesses operate, we will be easily bypassed” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, September 8, 2020 1:25:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Our determination is that we want Singapore to remain as the top business hub in Asia. We want to continue to strengthen our position as the MICE location of choice," "It is significant not just for the tangible monetary benefits to the economy, not only about the jobs, but it is also about the exchange of ideas - where people come to Singapore to interact with people from all over the world" External link

channelnewsasia Monday, September 7, 2020 7:49:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “This is a global challenge and that is ultimately because the whole world is not producing enough people in some of these fields. It is a very uneven production of such people and everybody wants the best,” External link

channelnewsasia Saturday, August 29, 2020 3:50:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “So the real challenge is not the number of foreigners in Singapore per se; the real challenge is how we help Singaporeans succeed in a hyper-competitive world,” External link

channelnewsasia Saturday, August 29, 2020 3:50:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “While we accept that we don't yet have enough … talent in these (high-growth) sectors, we will do what we can to ramp up the production and training of our people as fast as we can,” External link

channelnewsasia Saturday, August 29, 2020 3:50:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “We are building stronger common competencies across our public service that are needed by all agencies … In addition, we will tighten our focus on solving problems beyond agency boundaries,” External link

channelnewsasia Friday, August 28, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We will expand our testing and contact tracing capacity significantly, so that we can isolate clusters swiftly and effectively, to allow the rest of the economy to continue operating," External link

straitstimesSG Thursday, August 27, 2020 10:55:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We will channel support to help companies in these sectors generate fresh revenue and become more cost-efficient," External link

straitstimesSG Thursday, August 27, 2020 10:55:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “All these present challenges and opportunities for Singapore’s position as a hub for regional headquarters, high-technology manufacturing activities, and modern services,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, August 26, 2020 1:32:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “We will channel support to help companies in these sectors generate fresh revenue and become more cost efficient,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, August 26, 2020 1:32:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “The painful truth is this: We are not returning to a pre-COVID-19 world,” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, August 24, 2020 2:03:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “This is not the Asian financial crisis or global financial crisis where if we hunker down, things will improve in a few months. If we wait it out, we will likely be in worse shape than we are now. Therefore we must chart a new direction now for a very different and uncertain future,” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, August 24, 2020 2:03:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Even after his retirement from public service, Mr Ngiam always cared deeply about Singapore and wanted to see his beloved country continue to grow and progress," "Mr Ngiam has set high standards and left a lasting legacy. We will continue to uphold his spirit of innovation and resilience as we chart our new path forward together," External link

channelnewsasia Friday, August 21, 2020 9:43:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "played an instrumental role in shaping and implementing the economic policies that catalysed Singapore's transformation from third world to first, from investment promotion, economic and manpower planning to industrial estate planning" External link

channelnewsasia Friday, August 21, 2020 9:43:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “No matter what we do domestically, it will be very hard for us to replace the external demand that we used to have,” “So what we need to do is a package to help our companies pivot into new markets and new product range, so that we can … seize the new opportunities in the new environment” External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, August 13, 2020 7:30:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “capital, land, labour and other factors of production into more productive areas of work” External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, August 13, 2020 7:30:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “We'll have to make some tough decisions on how we can help them pivot into new products and new markets,” “For example people in the social entertainment industry, until and unless we can come up with a new model of how we can do business safely in this COVID-19 environment, it’d be very difficult for us so imagine them coming back online like what they used to do in the previous operating model” External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, August 13, 2020 7:30:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing replied : "The answer is not whether Singapore has confidence or not. We all have to make it work. Without rules, we are all the poorer for it" External link

business-times Wednesday, August 12, 2020 11:41:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing told : “To put things in context, this is our worst quarterly performance on record. The forecast for 2020 essentially means the growth generated over the past two to three years will be negated,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, August 11, 2020 7:20:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “The forecast for 2020 essentially means the growth generated over the past two to three years will be negated,” External link

bworldcom Tuesday, August 11, 2020 3:19:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "This is our worst quarterly performance on record. The forecast for 2020 essentially means the growth generated over the past two to three years will be negated," External link

ibtimes-sg Tuesday, August 11, 2020 12:12:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "The forecast for 2020 essentially means the growth generated over the past two to three years will be negated," External link

4-traders Tuesday, August 11, 2020 7:33:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "The forecast for 2020 essentially means the growth generated over the past two to three years will be negated," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, August 11, 2020 6:45:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “The numbers reflect the impact of COVID-19, as well as deeper forces reshaping the global economy and our position in the global value chains,” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, August 11, 2020 5:35:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “We do not have all the answers yet and the ground realities are fast evolving, often without precedence, but we know that staying still is not an option,” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, August 11, 2020 5:35:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “Because as you grow, we will create more jobs and opportunities for our workers,” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, August 11, 2020 5:35:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing asked : "Do we embrace integration or do we close our borders?" External link

elevenmyanmar Saturday, August 8, 2020 2:39:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "The [agreement] will facilitate digitalisation of trade processes and make it easier and more cost effective for Singapore companies to engage in cross border business activities with Australia. As COVID-19 forces businesses to consider innovative ways to reach customers and adapt to a new way of doing business, agreements like the Singapore-Australia Digital Economy Agreement will allow our companies to take advantage of opportunities in the digital economy and tap new technologies to create new digital products and services" External link

zdnet Thursday, August 6, 2020 2:13:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "As Covid-19 forces businesses to consider innovative ways to reach customers and adapt to a new way of doing business, agreements like the Sadea will allow our companies to take advantage of opportunities in the digital economy and tap new technologies to create new digital products and services," External link

straitstimesSG Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing told : “All these elections will be done by May, and then we will have clearer sight of the political will by new or existing governments to complete the task ahead. The gaps are narrowing and we have a fair chance of getting it done by this year,” External link

elevenmyanmar Friday, July 31, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We are entirely focused on helping our country overcome the economic challenges and saving the jobs at this point in time," "We have no plans to do otherwise and no discussion on any change in plan," External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, July 26, 2020 8:16:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “We have no plans to do otherwise, and we have no plans, no discussion on any change in plan,” External link

themalaymailonline Sunday, July 26, 2020 3:32:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “We are entirely focused on helping our country overcome the economic challenges and saving the jobs at this point in time. We have no plans to do otherwise and we have no plans, no discussion on any changing (of the) plan” External link

themalaymailonline Saturday, July 25, 2020 7:28:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We are entirely focused on helping our country overcome the economic challenges and saving the jobs at this point in time. " External link

channelnewsasia Saturday, July 25, 2020 1:56:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We are entirely focused on helping our country overcome the economic challenges and saving the jobs at this point in time. " External link

channelnewsasia Saturday, July 25, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “We have been closely monitoring the economy to identify the sectors that are most vulnerable to retrenchments and... are working closely with (the Ministry of Manpower and NTUC) to retain as many workers as possible,” External link

themalaymailonline Saturday, July 25, 2020 11:02:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “It is not sustainable for us to keep supporting a business model that may not longer be available or at least will not come back within the next one, two years,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, July 23, 2020 9:16:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "How we look at diversity - diversity is not just based on the usual race, language, religion perspective," "Diversity also looks into how different people have different perspectives, different ways of approaching problems and (solving) problems. So these are all important aspects of diversity" External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, July 23, 2020 6:51:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Without the resumption of mass market travel, we have to be realistic that the headwinds mean the challenges in the coming months will be severe, and it will be inevitable that some segment of our industry will have to retrench, to let go of the workers in the short term as we rebuild the new offerings," External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, July 22, 2020 2:19:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "It is not sustainable for us to keep supporting a business model that may not longer be available or at least will not come back within the next one, two years," External link

BangkokPost Wednesday, July 22, 2020 1:19:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “It will be a quality and not a quantity game,” External link

bloomberg Wednesday, July 22, 2020 12:38:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "It is not sustainable for us to keep supporting a business model that may not longer be available or at least will not come back within the next one, two years," External link

wsau Wednesday, July 22, 2020 11:34:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "The numbers clearly reflect the extent of the challenges facing our economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic and the hard work ahead of us to restore the economy," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, July 14, 2020 7:34:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "My assurance to our people and businesses is this - the Government will continue to walk this challenging journey with all of you," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, July 14, 2020 7:34:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing asked : "Do we embrace integration or do we close our borders?" External link

elevenmyanmar Friday, July 10, 2020 4:47:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “The timing of the release today is surely not coincidental,” "I am aware of three parts being circulated" External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, July 8, 2020 12:37:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Actually I find it very weird. If you feel it is not beneficial to the Workers' Party, you do not need to accept the NCMP seat. You can let other parties have the seat," External link

AsiaOne Friday, July 3, 2020 4:41:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “it’s premature to do any of such comparisons” “It is not about this batch versus that batch versus another batch,” External link

themalaymailonline Saturday, June 27, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “As countries navigate the challenges posed by COVID-19, the important work of ensuring that our economies can thrive in the digital age must go on,” External link

vietnamplus-en Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:34:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing added : “So the strategy is actually quite simple. We strengthen our intangibles that distinguish us, yet at the same time manage the rest of the things that are beyond our control,” External link

themalaymailonline Wednesday, June 17, 2020 3:23:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We seek travellers’ understanding that these protocols have been put in place to manage the risk of imported Covid-19 cases," External link

themalaymailonline Monday, June 15, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “This will signal to the world our confidence and determination to press on with regional economic integration,” External link

themalaymailonline Sunday, June 14, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “higher starting base, just as how our predecessors did for us” “We will press on to build our connectivity infrastructure to reinforce our position as a choice hub for business, finance, trade and data flows,” External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, June 14, 2020 3:55:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “We can be confident that our investments in our strengths, our infrastructure, and our people are all coming together,” External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, June 14, 2020 3:55:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “Many Singapore businesses have established regional and global presence in the past years, often in partnerships. The more established and larger companies help newcomers and smaller businesses,” External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, June 14, 2020 3:55:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “We will never be done upskilling our people. This is especially so for workers who have left school many years ago and did not benefit from the more recent improvements in our education and training system,” “Our promise is this: We will create opportunities for all Singaporeans, no matter how old you are, to improve your lives at every stage of your careers. So long as you are able and willing, we will support you,” External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, June 14, 2020 3:55:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We are happy that we have been able to swiftly work on arrangements with China, and we hope to make progress with the rest of the countries," External link

newindianexpress Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:24:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing asked : "Do you think you'll be recruiting, at every cohort of Singaporean babies, about 6 to 8 per cent of them into the construction industry?" "I think realistically, our Singaporean children... want a diversity of jobs," External link

AsiaOne Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "You might ask me the question, what's the big deal, why don't we build slower, why must we build so fast... " External link

AsiaOne Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "It's not so much why people can do it and we cannot do it. The fundamental question is... what proportion of our labour force is prepared to do a job in this sector?" External link

AsiaOne Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "If we can't get back to the pre-Covid world, and we can't get to the post-Covid world quickly, then chances are that we will have to learn to live and make a living in the Covid world" External link

AsiaOne Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We hope that through such apprenticeships, the workers will be able to pick up skills ahead of time," External link

AsiaOne Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We are happy that we have been able to swiftly work on arrangements with China, and we hope to make progress with the rest of the countries," External link

business-standard Sunday, May 31, 2020 3:00:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing told : "I've asked ELD to walk through the various scenarios and to see when possible we can share the rules and regulations with the parties and the candidates, to give them sufficient time, yet at the same time not have rules that may become invalid by the evolving situation," External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, May 31, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We are happy that we have been able to swiftly work on arrangements with China, and we hope to make progress with the rest of the countries," External link

economictimes Sunday, May 31, 2020 2:24:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "If we can't get back to the pre-Covid world, and we can't get to the post-Covid world quickly, then chances are that we will have to learn to live and make a living in the Covid world" External link

straitstimesSG Sunday, May 31, 2020 1:50:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We hope that through such apprenticeships, the workers will be able to pick up skills ahead of time," External link

straitstimesSG Sunday, May 31, 2020 1:50:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "You might ask me the question, what's the big deal, why don't we build slower, why must we build so fast... " External link

straitstimesSG Sunday, May 31, 2020 1:50:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said ( about S Iswaran ) : "As (Minister for Communications and Information S.) Iswaran and I always say, never waste a crisis. So, we can make full use of this situation to push for greater digitalisation," External link

straitstimesSG Sunday, May 31, 2020 1:50:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Nobody knows how long and how widespread this pandemic will be, and one should never be complacent about any supply lines, including masks," External link

ibtimes-sg Friday, May 22, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "we are in a crisis or not, but how we get through a crisis and emerge stronger," "That would be how we will go to the polls and I think that will be how Singaporeans will judge us over all these years" External link

straitstimesSG Friday, May 22, 2020 12:42:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “lost production and capabilities will take some time to recover,” External link

bloomberg Wednesday, May 20, 2020 8:06:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "The Prime Minister will decide when to call the election, considering the challenges confronting our country and the evolving Covid-19 situation" External link

straitstimesSG Saturday, May 9, 2020 11:57:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “That strategy of using a cloth mask works if all of us mask up together” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, May 6, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “I must give credit to many of the workers working behind the scenes. It’s really their tenacity and creativity that allowed them to bring back the masks to Singapore,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, May 6, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “The common challenge for all of us in this pandemic is to make sure that we are able to secure the raw materials (for the masks)” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, May 6, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "The Prime Minister will decide when to call the election, considering the challenges confronting our country and the evolving Covid-19 situation" External link

AsiaOne Tuesday, May 5, 2020 5:03:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “The COVID-19 situation is most likely to last many more months, including the possibility of recurring waves of infection across the world. We must therefore make contingency plans to safely conduct our next General Election under COVID-19 situation,” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, May 4, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “These voters will thus be entitled to have their names restored on the relevant register of electors without paying the S$50 penalty,” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, May 4, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We will allow selected services to resume operations," External link

yenisafak-en Monday, May 4, 2020 3:20:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “The COVID-19 situation is most likely to last many more months, including the possibility of recurring waves of infection across the world. We must therefore make contingency plans to safely conduct our next General Election under COVID-19 situation,” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, May 4, 2020 3:17:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “Their names will be restored to the electoral registers without penalty,” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, May 4, 2020 3:17:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We will allow selected services to resume operations," External link

aa-en Monday, May 4, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing told : "If India is unable to rejoin the discussions in the coming month, then plans will continue to proceed with the legal scrubbing for the preparation for the signing at the end of the year," External link

news18 Sunday, May 3, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “we expect them to continue to work from home for the foreseeable future,” “Many people have gotten used to the use of the Internet platforms. For work that doesn’t require much onsite activity, they will pretty much continue, and these form the bulk of our economy” External link

BangkokPost Sunday, May 3, 2020 12:09:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “Beyond the circuit-breaker period, we want to make sure that we balance the safety of our people together with sustainable operations,” “We continue to need to maintain our vigilance because if there’s any lapse in our focus then we might risk a relapse of the situation or a flare-up” External link

BangkokPost Sunday, May 3, 2020 12:09:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing told : "If India is unable to rejoin the discussions in the coming month, then plans will continue to proceed with the legal scrubbing for the preparation for the signing at the end of the year," External link

news-yahoo Sunday, May 3, 2020 11:55:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Given that various ASEAN countries are at different stages of the curve, we need to make sure we put in place some of these measures so that when cases in various ASEAN countries subside, then we can progressively resume travel," External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, May 3, 2020 10:23:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing told : "If India is unable to rejoin the discussions in the coming month, then plans will continue to proceed with the legal scrubbing for the preparation for the siging at the end of the year," External link

4-traders Sunday, May 3, 2020 8:14:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing wrote : "While the numbers announced today are a bright spot we can be proud of, there is still a lot of work to be done as we grapple with the effects of Covid-19 on our businesses and workers," External link

business-times Saturday, April 25, 2020 1:18:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “We will have to work very hard,” “We are always reminded that when we are doing well, never be complacent, and when the chips are down, we should never be discouraged” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, April 23, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “We will have to work very hard,” “We are always reminded that when we are doing well, never be complacent, and when the chips are down, we should never be discouraged” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, April 23, 2020 8:27:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "The next few months will be very tough as global demand shrinks and shifts. We will have to be on our toes to manage the challenges and retain jobs for our workers," External link

channelnewsasia Friday, April 17, 2020 11:44:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "This new initiative builds on the joint statement issued by Singapore and New Zealand last month, which has now been joined by seven other countries. " External link

voxy Wednesday, April 15, 2020 8:38:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "If we all remain united, if we all take the measures seriously, and if we are successful in controlling the spread in the next one month, then we will be able to progressively resume normalcy and to reduce the impact of the measures," "On the other hand, if we do not take the measures seriously, and if in the next one month we are unable to control the situation, then that might require us to extend the period which such measures are necessary, and that will inflict even greater damage to our economy" External link

AsiaOne Tuesday, April 7, 2020 4:14:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “dynamic task that requires constant watch over the fluid global supply landscape” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, April 6, 2020 1:10:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “The outbreak will weigh significantly on global growth, with several major economies expected to go into recession this year. Singapore is unlikely to be an exception,” “The sharp fall in external demand, along with the plunge in tourist arrivals and cutback in domestic consumption is expected to severely affect the economy,” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, April 6, 2020 1:10:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “maintain global productions systems and trade links, thereby engendering long term confidence in investors, businesses and consumers” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, April 6, 2020 1:10:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “Our supply lines and our supply chains are intact at this moment and will continue to function smoothly. There is no need to rush to the supermarkets to stock up as this will only cause disruption to our logistics system,” “We can continue to purchase our essentials and groceries as usual during this period. The supermarkets will continue to operate at their usual hours. Please purchase responsibly and consider those more vulnerable amongst us” External link

channelnewsasia Friday, April 3, 2020 5:25:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “short grace period to do so over the next few days” External link

channelnewsasia Friday, April 3, 2020 3:21:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “We understand that businesses and workers are under stress,” External link

channelnewsasia Friday, April 3, 2020 3:21:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "All food and establishments will continue to operate, (but the) main adjustment is that there will be no more dining in," External link

AsiaOne Friday, April 3, 2020 2:00:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "This is about closing the premises for the duration in order for us to adopt the enhanced safe-distancing measures. Many businesses will still be able to operate," External link

business-times Friday, April 3, 2020 1:18:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Different landlords have different relationships with their tenants, they have different rental models, they have different profit-sharing schemes ... It's not so easy for the Government to intervene and say that everyone should follow this particular formula," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, March 31, 2020 6:45:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Our advice to both sides - the tenant side and the landlord side - is that both sides must see each other as long-term partners. Both sides cannot take a short-term perspective in this. The spirit must be that in good times we share the benefits, in tough times, we share the pain," "If both the landlord and tenant can work together then we are much nearer to a solution. But this is still work in progress" External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, March 31, 2020 6:45:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing explained : “Once the factory shuts down, then it is very hard to restart the business and even after the crisis, it (will be) very difficult for us to get the economy going again,” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, March 30, 2020 6:26:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “If there’s a need to do more and implement other plans, we will do so accordingly” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, March 30, 2020 6:26:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing wrote : “This will greatly boost our efforts to maintain open and connected supply chains which are needed to facilitate the flow of goods, especially essential supplies. We welcome more countries to join us in this endeavour,” External link

business-times Wednesday, March 25, 2020 7:47:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing wrote : “We are monitoring the situation closely and are in touch with our Malaysian counterparts to ensure that food and other supplies will be able to come through to Singapore as agreed by Malaysian (Prime Minister) Muhyiddin Yassin in his phone call with (Prime Minister) Lee Hsien Loong yesterday,” External link

themalaymailonline Wednesday, March 18, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “Although we are not facing any shortages, I urge everyone to continue to purchase in a responsible manner and to purchase only what you need,” “Otherwise, no amount of stockpiling will be sufficient” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, March 18, 2020 1:07:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Last night, Malaysia announced a movement control order, as part of their efforts to combat the spread of COVID-19," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, March 17, 2020 4:37:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "I can understand the fear and anxiety of some Singaporeans," "Singaporeans who remain calm can help us reach out and reassure those who are anxious, so that we can go through this together as one united people" External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, March 17, 2020 4:37:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “This means that we are not in danger of running out of food or other supplies brought in by our retailers,” External link

themalaymailonline Tuesday, March 17, 2020 2:48:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Although we are not facing any shortages, I urge everyone to continue to purchase in a responsible manner and to purchase only what you need," "Otherwise, no amount of stockpiling will be sufficient" External link

business-times Tuesday, March 17, 2020 1:39:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "This means that we are not in danger of running out of food or other supplies brought in by our retailers," External link

news-yahoo Monday, March 16, 2020 9:25:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "I am aware that many of these new restrictions and announcements may be quite overwhelming for many people. I ask for your continued trust and support as we work hard with all stakeholders to ensure that we get through these short-term challenges together," External link

AsiaOne Monday, March 16, 2020 8:53:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “We will continue to monitor the situation closely as it develops globally,” External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, March 15, 2020 8:15:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “Singaporean and Malaysian workers who commute between Singapore and Malaysia daily will still be able to do so,” External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, March 15, 2020 8:15:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing told : "significantly different from the numbers we are seeing today, and we must never be complacent" External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, March 8, 2020 1:17:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "So we must be prepared for this," External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, March 8, 2020 1:17:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "But now there is a global situation, we have to make sure that we have even more suppliers than previously, so we may have to open up relationships with new suppliers from places further afield, so that helps us to continuously diversify," External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, March 8, 2020 1:17:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "So that has been quite a nice balance, so we don't have to stockpile as much because we have the ability to ramp up the local production," "But that requires us to re-examine the supply chain of where the flour ingredients come from" External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, March 8, 2020 1:17:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We are quite fortunate that we have a team ... who have been thinking ahead, even way before this, how would we make sure that while we get from the following suppliers we always have a back-up set of suppliers that we can open up a new supply line when things don't work out," External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, March 8, 2020 1:17:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said ( about Kian Peng ) : "I really say it with a lot of feelings," "Today, very often we walk down an NTUC aisle and we see all the shelves being filled. I think sometimes we seem to take it for granted as the average Singaporean, but for me, and definitely for Kian Peng, to see the aisles and every shelf filled with all the things that Singaporeans need, it's a lot of pride, a lot of hard work behind the scenes to make it happen" External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, March 8, 2020 1:17:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing noted : "to harness the technological revolution and turn old constraints into new opportunities" External link

elevenmyanmar Wednesday, March 4, 2020 6:20:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "The critical link between growth and jobs is skills. Singaporeans must have the right skills to take on the jobs that growth creates," "The Government has put in significant investments in our education and training system over many years" External link

elevenmyanmar Wednesday, March 4, 2020 6:20:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "The journey ahead is full of both opportunities and challenges. But if we stand together - Government, businesses, workers and citizens - I am certain we can overcome any challenge and chart a better future for all of Singapore," External link

elevenmyanmar Wednesday, March 4, 2020 6:20:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "it has come to our attention that there is an entire spectrum of responses" External link

business-times Wednesday, March 4, 2020 1:10:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing replied : "and I would like to urge all the major landlords to do their part together" External link

business-times Wednesday, March 4, 2020 1:10:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “urge both sides to come to terms with each other” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, March 3, 2020 9:12:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “They have significant financial commitments as they provide for their families, often with school-going children and retired parents. Many of them completed their formal education more than 20 years ago, moved on to establish their careers in one company, or various, and have not had the opportunity to reskill and upskill,” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, March 3, 2020 7:41:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “We are preparing for future jobs that do not exist now. The rate of technological change will only quicken. If we do not support our workers in refreshing and advancing their skills, not only will they lose employability over time, businesses will suffer - and our economy will lose its competitiveness,” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, March 3, 2020 7:41:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “We are committed to sharing the benefits of economic growth with all Singaporeans and to improve their lives,” “When we grow the economic pie, we create good jobs” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, March 3, 2020 7:41:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “The quantitative and qualitative impact of China’s slowdown and the potential of a global pandemic cannot be underestimated,” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, March 3, 2020 7:41:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “must also aspire to emerge stronger, be one of the first to recover and seize the new opportunities,” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, March 3, 2020 7:41:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing replied : “and I would like to urge all the major landlords to do their part together” “Yes, we are aware that there are some issues between the retailers and the landlords. Let me just say this: We are all in this together,” External link

business-times Tuesday, March 3, 2020 7:09:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “it has come to our attention that there is an entire spectrum of responses” External link

business-times Tuesday, March 3, 2020 7:09:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing added : “As we enhance our trade agreements, we must also help our companies to take advantage of them” External link

business-times Tuesday, March 3, 2020 6:23:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “Moving ahead, we will significantly strengthen our support to companies that want to go international,” External link

business-times Tuesday, March 3, 2020 6:23:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “We must be prepared that if need be, we must put in other measures to work with the businesses to overcome this crisis in a more prolonged time period that was originally envisaged” External link

themalaymailonline Thursday, February 27, 2020 2:54:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “We are even going into where the components form that supply chain, in order for us to have a resilient supply chain. We also have to look at our markets mix and product mix. If we are not diversified ... there will be severe impact when there is an external shock,” External link

straitstimesSG Wednesday, February 26, 2020 7:15:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “Quick diagnostic kits are essential. ... Once we have the kit, how can we scale this up as fast as possible to proliferate the kit across the region to parties that require it? That requires a certain manufacturing capability ... with an eye to the costs and skills required” External link

straitstimesSG Wednesday, February 26, 2020 7:15:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing told : “In 2003, you probably don’t see China being so involved in the production of high-end technology products as part of the global supply chain and global value chain, but today you find that to be much more integrated,” External link

channelnewsasia Saturday, February 15, 2020 12:36:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “That’s why I say that while we can look at SARS as a reference point, we must also be cognizant of the differences we are facing compared to 2003,” External link

channelnewsasia Saturday, February 15, 2020 12:36:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “Each crisis is different from the rest,” External link

channelnewsasia Saturday, February 15, 2020 12:36:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Internally we will make sure that our processes are strengthened and our people involved in all these know their roles well," External link

AsiaOne Monday, February 10, 2020 4:10:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “Major suppliers like NTUC Fairprice and Sheng Siong, they have doubled, if not tripled the number of supply runs that they're doing,” “So today, you can see that actually most of the essential items are back on the shelves” External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, February 9, 2020 8:01:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “If in a crisis all of us only care for ourselves, and it's only the strong taking care of themselves, then I think it will be a bad testimony to the kind of society that we want,” External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, February 9, 2020 8:01:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “There is no risk of us running a shortage of essential food or household items. We also have our national stockpile for essential items,” External link

JakartaPost Saturday, February 8, 2020 7:41:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “Our supply lines for these essentials are intact and there is no risk of us running a shortage of essential food or household items. We also have our national stockpile for essential items,” External link

themalaymailonline Friday, February 7, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "There is no need to rush for essential supplies like rice or instant noodles," External link

channelnewsasia Friday, February 7, 2020 6:12:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "This will bring in higher value, knowledge-based jobs for Singaporeans such as systems engineers, plant scientists and aquaculture nutritionists," External link

business-times Thursday, February 6, 2020 5:42:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "I think this is a very good lesson for everyone to really look at the supply chain resilience," External link

cnbc Wednesday, February 5, 2020 7:34:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “Too many foreign workers … our local workforce feels overwhelmed. Too few, our local enterprises and workers are unable to achieve scale or competitiveness for the global market,” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, February 4, 2020 4:25:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "I would like to reassure Singaporean businesses and workers that we stand together with them. We do have the means to help them tide over this difficult moment but we must do this with a long-term perspective," External link

elevenmyanmar Monday, February 3, 2020 6:25:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Because we don't know how long this situation will last, all the measures we take, be it in health, or economics and jobs... must be sustainable. We cannot just be taking measures for the short haul, thinking that it will blow over," External link

elevenmyanmar Monday, February 3, 2020 6:25:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Even beyond the tourism related industries, what people are most concerned with is cash flow," External link

business-times Monday, February 3, 2020 1:33:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing added : "For the taxi industry and the private hire industry, we will be looking into measures to see how we can help the drivers alleviate some of the temporary cash flow issues that they have at this point in time" External link

business-times Monday, February 3, 2020 1:33:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing added : "For the taxi industry and the private hire industry, we will be looking into measures to see how we can help the drivers alleviate some of the temporary cash flow issues that they have at this point in time" External link

business-times Sunday, February 2, 2020 4:16:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing added : "We will continue our close cooperation with the UK to broaden and deepen our bilateral economic relations for the future," External link

business-times Friday, January 31, 2020 8:24:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "This is not a set of masks for us to take, open immediately, use it to go to the hawker centre. These masks are to be kept in the household for members of our families who might get ill and need to access medical help," External link

AsiaOne Friday, January 31, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “We understand when people are fearful there is a tendency for them to panic buy or hoard,” External link

laht Friday, January 31, 2020 2:17:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "I understand many Singaporeans are concerned whether we have sufficient masks in our stockpile," External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, January 30, 2020 10:08:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Such behaviour - they are not appropriate, they are selfish and they are not helpful to our collective defence," "We must all act in unison, act together, and not jeopardise the entire system by doing things that we think might benefit ourselves, protect ourselves, but to detriment of everyone else in the society" External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, January 30, 2020 10:08:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We do not stand for such (profiteering) behaviour in Singapore, and we also urge Singaporeans not to support or give in to such profiteers because we do have our means to provide the necessary supplies," External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, January 30, 2020 10:08:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We understand when people are fearful there is a tendency for them to panic buy or hoard," External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, January 30, 2020 10:08:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
chief6.91%EN10/20/201720/10/2017
trades union chief0.36%EN10/20/201720/10/2017
finance minister0.36%EN10/20/201720/10/2017
deputy0.73%EN09/21/201721/09/2017
cabinet minister0.36%EN09/16/201716/09/2017
minister23.27%EN09/15/201715/09/2017
labour chief6.55%EN09/05/201705/09/2017
whip0.36%EN09/05/201705/09/2017
government whip0.36%EN09/05/201705/09/2017
chairman0.73%EN08/27/201727/08/2017
minister for education0.36%EN08/20/201720/08/2017
secretary-general3.64%EN07/31/201731/07/2017
trades union congress secretary-general1.09%EN07/31/201731/07/2017
union congress secretary-general1.09%EN07/31/201731/07/2017
minister for national development0.36%EN02/28/201728/02/2017
member0.36%EN02/25/201725/02/2017
general0.73%EN09/26/201626/09/2016
acting minister for education1.82%EN09/05/201605/09/2016
leader1.09%EN08/30/201630/08/2016
foreign affairs minister0.36%EN08/05/201605/08/2016
social and family development minister8.73%EN03/14/201514/03/2015
minister for social and family development18.91%EN03/13/201513/03/2015
second minister for defence11.27%EN01/23/201523/01/2015
second defence minister5.82%EN03/07/201407/03/2014
secretary2.18%EN12/09/201309/12/2013
acting minister2.18%EN08/15/201315/08/2013
Names Lang Count
Chan Chun SingEN71.79%
Chan Chun SingPT13.85%
Chan Chun SingFR13.85%
Chan Chun SingSA0.50%


 
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Chan Chun Sing said : "The companies remain committed to working closely with us to prepare the local workforce for the available positions," External link

business-times Thursday, January 21, 2021 5:51:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "For companies, our support will progressively move from stabilisation to helping them pivot to new areas of opportunities," External link

business-times Thursday, January 21, 2021 5:51:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We will give our people the exposure and the experience they need to compete in a globalised economy so that we can increase their chances of success," External link

straitstimesSG Wednesday, January 20, 2021 4:07:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "The companies remain committed to working closely with us to prepare the local workforce for the available positions," External link

business-times Wednesday, January 20, 2021 6:43:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "For companies, our support will progressively move from stabilisation to helping them pivot to new areas of opportunities," External link

business-times Wednesday, January 20, 2021 6:43:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing asked : "Do we embrace integration or do we close our borders?" External link

elevenmyanmar Thursday, January 14, 2021 10:15:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “We are both committed to working closely together to maintain the integrity and interdependence of our bilateral supply lines,” External link

themalaymailonline Thursday, January 14, 2021 11:59:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “As the pandemic continues, it is important that we all remain vigilant. I want to assure Singaporeans that our supply chains are continually being diversified and strengthened,” External link

themalaymailonline Thursday, January 14, 2021 11:59:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing told : "continue to function, to make sure they retain their capabilities and capacities" External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, January 14, 2021 3:55:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “We are both committed to working closely together to maintain the integrity and interdependence of our bilateral supply lines,” External link

themalaymailonline Wednesday, January 13, 2021 10:38:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We are concerned with how the global trading system, the global digital economic system is coming together, or is being fragmented," External link

elevenmyanmar Friday, January 8, 2021 2:26:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing added : "If we can overcome the energy challenge in Singapore, just as how we overcame the water challenge in Singapore for the last 50 years, then we can open up many more new opportunities, create many more new industries and new jobs for the next generation," External link

elevenmyanmar Friday, January 8, 2021 2:26:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We all wish Hong Kong well. We all wish they can resolve their differences. " External link

elevenmyanmar Friday, January 8, 2021 2:26:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing told : "continue to function, to make sure they retain their capabilities and capacities," External link

channelnewsasia Friday, January 8, 2021 8:32:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "But having said that, we have also strengthened the capabilities of these companies in preparing them to seize the new opportunities going forward," External link

channelnewsasia Friday, January 8, 2021 8:32:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Obviously, the help schemes will evolve as the economy progressively recovers, so not all the schemes will need to continue in the previous forms," External link

business-times Friday, January 8, 2021 7:00:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Leveraging Singapore's unique farm-to-fork ecosystem and track record for technical capabilities, quality branding and intellectual property protection, we aim to capture a significant share of the wave of economic opportunities," External link

business-times Tuesday, December 22, 2020 1:13:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “developing analytical systems that will be critical for ensuring the accuracy, specificity, and consistency of Perfect Day’s fermentation processes and protein ingredients,” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, December 21, 2020 9:59:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "As like-minded and longtime partners, Singapore and the US are committed to support our business in responding to the global economic disruption caused by COVID-19," External link

aa-en Wednesday, December 16, 2020 2:07:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "There is a new market created by this new demand from both the individuals'...and also the companies' perspective. So this is how we must continue to innovate, try out new ideas, have some new ideas (and) see whether they can respond to the market demand," External link

business-times Wednesday, December 16, 2020 8:34:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "From yesterday's experience, it shows the robustness of the system that once you find out that there is a positive – whether it is a real positive or false positive – you immediately swing into action to do subsequent tests, you do isolation, you do contact tracing," External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, December 10, 2020 3:13:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Beyond the significant benefits to our respective businesses, the (deal) is a strong statement against protectionism and nativism," External link

msn-uk Thursday, December 10, 2020 1:08:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "From yesterday's experience, it shows the robustness of the system that once you find out that there is a positive - whether it is a real positive or false positive - you immediately swing into action to do subsequent tests, you do isolation, you do contact tracing," External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, December 10, 2020 10:25:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing added : "Whatever we can do, others can emulate and even try to do better. Hence, be it government or businesses, we must continue to work closely together to stay ahead of the competition," External link

business-times Thursday, December 10, 2020 9:45:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said ( about The UK ) : “The UK has also indicated clear interest in joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), which Singapore supports and welcomes,” External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, December 10, 2020 8:44:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Beyond the significant benefits to our respective businesses, the (deal) is a strong statement against protectionism and nativism," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, December 10, 2020 8:24:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Beyond the significant benefits to our respective businesses, the (deal) is a strong statement against protectionism and nativism," External link

bbc Thursday, December 10, 2020 8:19:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Beyond the significant benefits to our respective businesses, the (deal) is a strong statement against protectionism and nativism," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, December 10, 2020 7:54:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "The signing of the UK-Singapore FTA strengthens and deepens the relationship between Singapore and the UK," "The agreement will provide continuity and certainty for businesses in both countries and send a strong signal of the UK's commitment to deepen its engagement of the region" External link

business-times Thursday, December 10, 2020 7:18:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing added : "Our intention to launch negotiations on a pioneering DEA between the UK and Singapore early next year also reflects both countries' desire, as forward-looking and digitally advanced economies, to set the template for digital trade rules of the future" External link

business-times Thursday, December 10, 2020 7:18:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing added : "Whatever we can do, others can emulate and even try to do better. Hence, be it government or businesses, we must continue to work closely together to stay ahead of the competition," External link

business-times Thursday, December 10, 2020 2:45:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Then there's a third level of assurance that we must provide our participants that after attending this meeting before they go onward, or back to their own countries or to other places, they are given a clean bill of health, so that there will be no misunderstanding that anyone has contracted the virus in Singapore, while they were here," External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, December 9, 2020 3:09:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “Our orientation is always the large international markets, which is why we have come up with health protocols that can allow us to safely allow people from different countries to come and meet in Singapore,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, December 9, 2020 3:09:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “They have seen the options that Singapore can provide. And now they are making their own internal decisions on how they want to conceptualise the thing ... and we'll be working with them to execute this,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, December 9, 2020 3:09:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing told : “When we embarked on this pilot, I think we never thought that such things will never happen. We have always made the assumption that someday, something may happen,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, December 9, 2020 9:51:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "May we be a positive example of how to resume economic activities safely and sustainably," External link

irishsun Tuesday, December 8, 2020 6:41:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "May we be a positive example of how to resume economic activities safely and sustainably," "Successful execution of such high-level meetings will help re-establish ourselves as a premier global business hub" External link

elevenmyanmar Tuesday, December 8, 2020 8:13:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Despite the ongoing pandemic, we are confident that Singapore will be able to continue maintaining public health and safety while supporting the WEF's mission to effect positive change through collaboration and engagement," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, December 8, 2020 5:41:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "As the world battles COVID-19, there is an even greater impetus for countries to cooperate, collaborate, and partner each other to address pressing global issues" External link

channelnewsasia Monday, December 7, 2020 7:57:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Covid-19 has accelerated digital adoption for many of our F&B companies," External link

straitstimesSG Tuesday, December 1, 2020 12:38:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Those who have done well are not waiting for Covid to blow over," "Those who have done well have experimented boldly and are establishing the foundations now, in the midst of Covid, for their recovery" External link

business-times Monday, November 30, 2020 7:30:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “Companies like Swee Choon that adapted quickly have been able to reap the rewards from being an early-mover,” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, November 30, 2020 3:15:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing asked : "Do we embrace integration or do we close our borders?" External link

elevenmyanmar Saturday, November 28, 2020 3:52:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Shutting ourselves off from the world is not an option," External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, November 26, 2020 12:41:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Shutting ourselves off from the world is not an option," External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, November 25, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "They demonstrate that global Mice companies still retain confidence in Singapore as the global Asia node, and are expanding their presence in the region through partnerships with our local players," "Our pipeline of projects also gives us the confidence that we are moving in the right direction" External link

straitstimesSG Wednesday, November 25, 2020 7:23:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Whoever can ensure visitors' health (and) security in a faster and better way will gain a competitive advantage. Singapore recognises this and has every intention to be amongst the leading lights in this area," "If we are able to build and operationalise these capabilities, it will set us apart from many other competitors" External link

straitstimesSG Wednesday, November 25, 2020 7:23:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "we have every reason to believe that they will continue to serve us well," External link

straitstimesSG Tuesday, November 24, 2020 4:35:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing added : "We will also be able to progressively host more significant Mice events to maintain our position as a leading business node," External link

business-times Tuesday, November 24, 2020 1:14:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "If we are able to continue to keep our infection rates low, we will be able to resume more activities and increase our interactions with the rest of the world," "This will require the continued cooperation of our people to adhere to the prevailing measures" External link

channelnewsasia Monday, November 23, 2020 6:02:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We do not yet know how the new US administration will approach its relations with China," "But we hope both sides will dial down tensions, and return to a more open and inclusive global economic order" External link

channelnewsasia Monday, November 23, 2020 6:02:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "If we are able to help our businesses and workers make the necessary adjustments and pivot quickly, I have every reason to believe that we will emerge stronger from this crisis," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, November 23, 2020 6:02:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “Air … passenger traffic is not expected to return to the pre COVID-19 levels before 2024,” External link

channelnewsasia Friday, November 20, 2020 6:34:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “The proportion of passenger jets back in (service) has increased from 40 per cent in April to 65 per cent in September. And a key driver for this recovery will be the ability of many Asian countries to contain the virus,” “The better we are able to do this, the faster and more sustainable will our recovery be. However, the overall situation will remain fluid and uncertain for many more months to come” External link

channelnewsasia Friday, November 20, 2020 6:34:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “We have every confidence that if this is the crisis of a generation, this is the worst crisis of the aviation industry,” External link

channelnewsasia Friday, November 20, 2020 6:34:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing replied : "If we shackle the development of the digital domain, we shackle the development of conventional goods-producing trade sectors. That's one reason," "The second reason Singapore is so keen, is because for the first time in history - if we get this right - a geographically small country can transcend its size and geography. We are no longer constrained by size, or location, or geography if we can connect to the world as our hinterland and market," External link

business-times Friday, November 20, 2020 3:12:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "The RCEP is a demonstration of partner countries' commitment to greater economic integration for the benefit of our people and businesses. Beyond its economic value, it is also a statement of our strategic intent to have a shared interest in each other's prosperity and success. This bodes well for the security of the region," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, November 17, 2020 8:49:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “This is the reason why we are making a strong push to continue to help our companies in this sector - to continue to grow from strength to strength to meet the increasing demand for such products and services,” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, November 16, 2020 10:22:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “We are very heartened that many companies, including Rohde & Schwarz, have played their part to uplift the precision engineering ecosystem by continuing in the development skills upgrading for our workers” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, November 16, 2020 10:22:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We'll continue to work closely with our industrial partners, the trade associations and chambers, Workforce Singapore and SkillsFuture Singapore, to make sure that we have the core engineering talent for the long haul," External link

business-times Monday, November 16, 2020 8:53:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "The RCEP is a demonstration of partner countries' commitment to greater economic integration for the benefit of our people and businesses. Beyond its economic value, it is also a statement of our strategic intent to have a shared interest in each other's prosperity and success," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, November 16, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “For Singapore, the RCEP provides a strong foundation for us to rebuild our economy and overcome the challenges as we emerge from the pandemic together. I look forward to seeing our businesses tap the benefits from the RCEP to support their post-pandemic recovery efforts,” External link

themalaymailonline Monday, November 16, 2020 4:39:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “The after-effects (of Covid-19) will linger for years to come and it will take time for all of us to rebuild our economies and recover from the crisis. Even so, no economy can recover on its own,” “At a time when support for multilateralism is fraying, the RCEP will send a clear statement of the region’s unwavering support and commitment to the multilateral trading system” External link

themalaymailonline Monday, November 16, 2020 4:39:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “For Singapore, the RCEP provides a strong foundation for us to rebuild our economy and overcome the challenges as we emerge from the pandemic together,” “I look forward to seeing our businesses tap on the benefits from the RCEP to support their post-pandemic recovery efforts” External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, November 15, 2020 9:57:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing told : "The signing of the RCEP agreement is a timely boost to the longer-term prospects of the region. It will be the bright spot that points the direction ahead," External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, November 15, 2020 9:57:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “a diverse group of countries in Asia” External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, November 15, 2020 9:57:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Not even huge countries like the United States, (countries in) Europe or even China will ever claim that they have sufficient talent. Everyone is in this quest for more talent, and a more diverse slate of talent from all across the world," "We'd rather top talent be competing on the side of team Singapore, than competing against Singapore," External link

business-times Thursday, November 12, 2020 7:15:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We are concerned with how the global trading system, the global digital economic system is coming together, or is being fragmented," External link

elevenmyanmar Saturday, November 7, 2020 10:10:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing added : "If we can overcome the energy challenge in Singapore, just as how we overcame the water challenge in Singapore for the last 50 years, then we can open up many more new opportunities, create many more new industries and new jobs for the next generation," External link

elevenmyanmar Saturday, November 7, 2020 10:10:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We all wish Hong Kong well. We all wish they can resolve their differences. " External link

elevenmyanmar Saturday, November 7, 2020 10:10:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "The CMCO does not affect economic activities such as logistics, which continue to operate. The flow of goods and services between Malaysia and Singapore has remained smooth," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, November 3, 2020 7:32:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “We want to uplift standards for the commodities trading industry to increase banking confidence in the industry,” External link

taipeitimes Monday, November 2, 2020 8:03:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing noted : "I firmly believe that greater interdependence and integration, not fragmentation, is what is needed for a strong global recovery" External link

straitstimesSG Thursday, October 29, 2020 3:03:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "All these reflect the strong mutual interest on the part of Singapore and UK companies to collaborate on projects together," External link

straitstimesSG Thursday, October 29, 2020 3:03:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "These DEAs help to foster innovation, and grow trade and investments in new digital industries such as fintech. They also enable companies to use Singapore as a base to access the large and fast-growing South-east Asian digital economy, which is expected to grow to US$300 billion (S$409 billion) by 2025," External link

straitstimesSG Thursday, October 29, 2020 3:03:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We have distinguished ourselves in how we lean forward to make sure that the integrity of our supply chains was maintained. We did not impose any additional restrictions, we did not impose any export controls," External link

straitstimesSG Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:36:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "In Singapore, given our size and given our connectivity, we are not going to compete on every dimension of the logistics (sector). What we are going after and what many companies are going to increasingly use us for are... those products that are high-value, time-sensitive and need high assurance (of the reliability) of the supply chain," External link

straitstimesSG Tuesday, October 27, 2020 7:08:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We are confident that this sector will continue to grow and create many good jobs for our workers and create many good business opportunities for our partners that have chosen Singapore as their base to service the rest of the world," External link

straitstimesSG Tuesday, October 27, 2020 7:08:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Lowering our carbon emissions by promoting greater energy efficiency within our power generation sector is critical in our fight against climate change" External link

straitstimesSG Tuesday, October 27, 2020 4:47:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "People are all very concerned with the potential disruptions to their global supply chains. That is why a lot of these businesses are coming through Singapore, because they understand that we have a network that is much more resilient than many other countries," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:06:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "In Singapore, given our size and given our connectivity, we're not going to compete on every dimension of the logistics (sector). What we are going after and what many companies are going to increasingly use us for, are for those products that are high-value, time-sensitive and need high assurance (of the reliability) of the supply chain," External link

straitstimesSG Tuesday, October 27, 2020 6:37:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We are confident that this sector will continue to grow and create many good jobs for our workers and create many good business opportunities for our partners that have chosen Singapore as their base to service the rest of the world," External link

straitstimesSG Tuesday, October 27, 2020 6:37:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “This will see the deployment of Singapore’s first stacked energy storage on Keppel’s floating living lab. If this is successful, it can potentially save 40 per cent of the land (taken by) a typical energy storage solution,” External link

themalaymailonline Tuesday, October 27, 2020 2:38:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Energy storage and smart energy management systems support the deployment of more renewable energy in Singapore. This project will pave the way to overcome our land constraints and set the blueprint for similar deployments in the future" External link

zdnet Monday, October 26, 2020 3:17:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We will be kicking this off with 100 megawatts of electricity imports over a trial period of two years," External link

AsiaOne Monday, October 26, 2020 12:46:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "This (trial) can help us to access clean energy from regional countries and improve our energy resilience. We have been working closely with Malaysia and are thankful for their strong support," External link

AsiaOne Monday, October 26, 2020 12:46:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Solar power is our most promising renewable energy resource. We need to maximise its role in the energy mix," External link

AsiaOne Monday, October 26, 2020 12:46:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said ( about Solutions ) : “The conclusion of this MoU for Cooperation on Low-Emissions Solutions further strengthens the multifaceted relationship that Singapore and Australia share. By partnering each other, innovating and pioneering new solutions, we hope to make greater progress in building a more sustainable economy and creating a low-carbon future together,” External link

miningweekly Monday, October 26, 2020 10:32:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "This will allow the region to share the green energy sources that different countries may have," External link

straitstimesSG Monday, October 26, 2020 9:31:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “also have a role to play” “We can all choose products that are made with less wastage, materials that are recycled or sustainably sourced. In fact, this is a growing market for an environmentally more conscious population in Asia,” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, October 26, 2020 7:39:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "right market structures, right incentives to drive the right behaviour in a sustainable way over the long term" External link

channelnewsasia Monday, October 26, 2020 7:39:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “how we move people, how we move logistics, and how we electrify our transport fleet” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, October 26, 2020 7:39:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “This year, we want to front load it, notwithstanding COVID-19, by bringing forward the deployment of solar, and we will catalyse this through public sector initiatives,” “With greater reliance on renewable energy sources, some other challenges will arise. We have to fix the intermittency problem, and storage will be one key issue that we have to resolve” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, October 26, 2020 7:39:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “We will kick this off by importing 100 megawatts of electricity imports for a trial period of two years, to see how the market works, to see how the technical challenges can be overcome,” “This will allow the region to share the clean energy sources that different countries may have, and we will start this with Malaysia. Once the concept takes off, we’ll be able to extend this to other regional players” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, October 26, 2020 7:39:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “It will be quite different from the previous and existing grid, where we have producers pumping electrons to the users. Instead, in the next generation, we can see and envision a situation where consumers can also, at certain points in time, be producers of energy that feeds back the electrons into the decentralised grid,” “To run this decentralised grid and to balance it in real time, we will need new technologies. "The good news is, today, we have such technologies in digital and if we can leverage on this, work closely with our research community, we will be able to have a new grid architecture for Singapore in the next 50 years that moves away from the centralised grid to a decentralised grid with dynamic load balancing throughout the day, throughout the weeks” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, October 26, 2020 7:39:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We have every intention to green our consumption by living green, to green our production by making sure that our grid is more efficient, and we want to work with like-minded partners to capitalise the global market for more sustainable solutions" External link

channelnewsasia Monday, October 26, 2020 7:39:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "This will allow the region to share the clean energy sources that different countries may have, and we'll start this with Malaysia. Once the concept takes off, we'll be able to extend this to other players," External link

business-times Monday, October 26, 2020 6:59:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We look forward to a close partnership with Australia, and we hope to forge such partnerships with other like-minded countries," External link

business-times Monday, October 26, 2020 6:59:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "This is an important day not just for SIEW, but it marks the resumption of MICE (meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions) events in Singapore. We are back in business," External link

business-times Monday, October 26, 2020 6:59:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Instead of waiting, we are going to start today, learning to live in a Covid-19 world, investing in the long term for both a Covid-19 and post-Covid-19 world," External link

business-times Monday, October 26, 2020 6:59:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We will be kicking this off with 100 megawatts of electricity imports over a trial period of two years," External link

straitstimesSG Monday, October 26, 2020 5:37:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing added : "By working together, I am confident that the manufacturing sector can emerge stronger and harness new opportunities in Singapore and beyond" External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, October 21, 2020 11:28:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “Any impact on the retail industry has very grave consequences on the employment prospects of the workers in Singapore,” External link

themalaymailonline Monday, October 12, 2020 12:07:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "All the schemes that we are rolling out are not just to help companies tide through the cyclical challenges," "More importantly, we hope our companies and our retailers will be able to use this help to help them pivot to new products and new markets, so that they have a new growth trajectory beyond Covid-19" External link

business-times Monday, October 12, 2020 7:42:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing told : “All these elections will be done by May, and then we will have clearer sight of the political will by new or existing governments to complete the task ahead. The gaps are narrowing and we have a fair chance of getting it done by this year,” External link

elevenmyanmar Thursday, October 8, 2020 12:14:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "growing increasingly concerned that the rhetoric means that Singapore is going to take a less open and inclusive approach to foreign investments and manpower going forward" External link

channelnewsasia Friday, October 2, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We recognise the role that international companies and workers have played in growing Singapore's economy and intend to continue to ensure we provide a business-friendly environment for them to operate in," External link

channelnewsasia Friday, October 2, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "It is important that we work together to support our Singaporean workers and assure them that we will always provide a fair and level playing field," External link

channelnewsasia Friday, October 2, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "The issue of foreign manpower and the role they play in Singapore's economy have attracted much attention over the last few months," External link

business-times Friday, October 2, 2020 1:08:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "I assured the participants that Singapore is deeply cognisant of the importance of staying open and connected to the world. This will never change," External link

business-times Friday, October 2, 2020 1:08:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "I assured them that Singapore was actively exploring ways to allow for more travel," External link

business-times Friday, October 2, 2020 1:08:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "When many of the companies, big or small, look for regional leaders, they need people who have regional experience," "And if Singaporeans are able to have under their belt some of this, as they go through their career, it will be a big plus," External link

business-times Thursday, October 1, 2020 8:42:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “What worries us is that with reduced interaction between the leadership and the younger generation on both sides, then we might inadvertently have planted the seeds of a future misunderstanding,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 18, 2020 4:12:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “What worries us is that with reduced interaction between the leadership and the younger generation on both sides, then we might inadvertently have planted the seeds of a future misunderstanding,” External link

bloomberg Thursday, September 17, 2020 6:21:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing noted : "we win people over by our benevolence" External link

business-times Thursday, September 17, 2020 3:02:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "But of course, once in a while, because of domestic considerations, they would have to make adjustments to their domestic policy posture," External link

business-times Thursday, September 17, 2020 3:02:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing told : "This is an economic scheme to help our tourist attractions preserve their capabilities that have been built up over their years while they consolidate the capacity in the interim," External link

JakartaPost Thursday, September 17, 2020 12:26:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing told : “This is not a social assistance scheme. This is an economic scheme to help our tourist attractions to preserve their capabilities that have been built up over the years, while they consolidate capacity in the interim,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, September 16, 2020 7:50:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “The other thing that they have done very well over the last few months or so was to help us work out the arrangement to have safe cohorting for the live performances” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, September 16, 2020 7:50:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "It's a balance between which sector we want to target, and also the simplicity in the administration so that people who (have) the vouchers can actually use it in a most convenient way. That's how we have designed the system" External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, September 16, 2020 7:50:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "I’m also happy to share that on the back of this, Commonwealth Capital and Jumbo are also ready to offer 50 positions each to these SIA staff," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, September 14, 2020 10:19:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "So this is how we intend to help one another through this very difficult time, with the government partnering our companies, and also our companies partnering the unions to see how we can place the displaced workers from one company or one sector to adjacent companies, adjacent sectors," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, September 14, 2020 10:19:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing added : "Our foreign worker policies will shift increasingly towards quality rather than quantity," External link

koreatimes Saturday, September 12, 2020 6:27:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "The digital nature of work during Covid-19 has removed geographical and physical boundaries, and made a stronger case for digitalising and virtualising business models. " External link

elevenmyanmar Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "bring in international talent in a calibrated manner, as (the Republic has) always done" External link

elevenmyanmar Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said ( about Team ) : "This scrutiny is not unique to Singapore. Every country facing economic slowdown and recession will have elements questioning the balance between locals and foreigners in the job market" “Let me be clear — we want the world’s best and brightest to be with Team Singapore, to augment our skills and capabilities, competing on our side rather than against us, and ultimately, to benefit Singaporeans, not to substitute or hurt them” External link

elevenmyanmar Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "we are serious about discriminatory hiring practices" External link

elevenmyanmar Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We do not take (our current hub status) for granted. We know competition is stiff. If we do not adapt to the changing nature of how businesses operate, we will easily be bypassed," External link

elevenmyanmar Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said ( about Team ) : “Let me be clear — we want the world’s best and brightest to be with Team Singapore,” External link

themalaymailonline Tuesday, September 8, 2020 7:55:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “Every country facing economic slowdown in (a) recession will have elements questioning the balance between locals and foreigners in the job market,” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, September 8, 2020 1:25:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “In a more fragmented global economy, there will like not just be a single hub, but a series of key nodes in a larger network with other nodes that must be able to connect seamlessly with one other,” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, September 8, 2020 1:25:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “We will continue to make Singapore the preferred hub for companies to connect and do business with Asia and the rest of the world,” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, September 8, 2020 1:25:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “Our hub status was established through sheer hard work and determination of our people, by providing a conducive platform for businesses to fulfil their regional and global ambitions,” “We do not take this for granted. We know the competition is stiff. If we do not adapt to the changing nature of how businesses operate, we will be easily bypassed” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, September 8, 2020 1:25:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Our determination is that we want Singapore to remain as the top business hub in Asia. We want to continue to strengthen our position as the MICE location of choice," "It is significant not just for the tangible monetary benefits to the economy, not only about the jobs, but it is also about the exchange of ideas - where people come to Singapore to interact with people from all over the world" External link

channelnewsasia Monday, September 7, 2020 7:49:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “This is a global challenge and that is ultimately because the whole world is not producing enough people in some of these fields. It is a very uneven production of such people and everybody wants the best,” External link

channelnewsasia Saturday, August 29, 2020 3:50:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “So the real challenge is not the number of foreigners in Singapore per se; the real challenge is how we help Singaporeans succeed in a hyper-competitive world,” External link

channelnewsasia Saturday, August 29, 2020 3:50:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “While we accept that we don't yet have enough … talent in these (high-growth) sectors, we will do what we can to ramp up the production and training of our people as fast as we can,” External link

channelnewsasia Saturday, August 29, 2020 3:50:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “We are building stronger common competencies across our public service that are needed by all agencies … In addition, we will tighten our focus on solving problems beyond agency boundaries,” External link

channelnewsasia Friday, August 28, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We will expand our testing and contact tracing capacity significantly, so that we can isolate clusters swiftly and effectively, to allow the rest of the economy to continue operating," External link

straitstimesSG Thursday, August 27, 2020 10:55:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We will channel support to help companies in these sectors generate fresh revenue and become more cost-efficient," External link

straitstimesSG Thursday, August 27, 2020 10:55:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “All these present challenges and opportunities for Singapore’s position as a hub for regional headquarters, high-technology manufacturing activities, and modern services,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, August 26, 2020 1:32:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “We will channel support to help companies in these sectors generate fresh revenue and become more cost efficient,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, August 26, 2020 1:32:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “The painful truth is this: We are not returning to a pre-COVID-19 world,” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, August 24, 2020 2:03:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “This is not the Asian financial crisis or global financial crisis where if we hunker down, things will improve in a few months. If we wait it out, we will likely be in worse shape than we are now. Therefore we must chart a new direction now for a very different and uncertain future,” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, August 24, 2020 2:03:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Even after his retirement from public service, Mr Ngiam always cared deeply about Singapore and wanted to see his beloved country continue to grow and progress," "Mr Ngiam has set high standards and left a lasting legacy. We will continue to uphold his spirit of innovation and resilience as we chart our new path forward together," External link

channelnewsasia Friday, August 21, 2020 9:43:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "played an instrumental role in shaping and implementing the economic policies that catalysed Singapore's transformation from third world to first, from investment promotion, economic and manpower planning to industrial estate planning" External link

channelnewsasia Friday, August 21, 2020 9:43:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “No matter what we do domestically, it will be very hard for us to replace the external demand that we used to have,” “So what we need to do is a package to help our companies pivot into new markets and new product range, so that we can … seize the new opportunities in the new environment” External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, August 13, 2020 7:30:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “capital, land, labour and other factors of production into more productive areas of work” External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, August 13, 2020 7:30:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “We'll have to make some tough decisions on how we can help them pivot into new products and new markets,” “For example people in the social entertainment industry, until and unless we can come up with a new model of how we can do business safely in this COVID-19 environment, it’d be very difficult for us so imagine them coming back online like what they used to do in the previous operating model” External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, August 13, 2020 7:30:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing replied : "The answer is not whether Singapore has confidence or not. We all have to make it work. Without rules, we are all the poorer for it" External link

business-times Wednesday, August 12, 2020 11:41:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing told : “To put things in context, this is our worst quarterly performance on record. The forecast for 2020 essentially means the growth generated over the past two to three years will be negated,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, August 11, 2020 7:20:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “The forecast for 2020 essentially means the growth generated over the past two to three years will be negated,” External link

bworldcom Tuesday, August 11, 2020 3:19:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "This is our worst quarterly performance on record. The forecast for 2020 essentially means the growth generated over the past two to three years will be negated," External link

ibtimes-sg Tuesday, August 11, 2020 12:12:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "The forecast for 2020 essentially means the growth generated over the past two to three years will be negated," External link

4-traders Tuesday, August 11, 2020 7:33:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "The forecast for 2020 essentially means the growth generated over the past two to three years will be negated," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, August 11, 2020 6:45:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “The numbers reflect the impact of COVID-19, as well as deeper forces reshaping the global economy and our position in the global value chains,” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, August 11, 2020 5:35:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “We do not have all the answers yet and the ground realities are fast evolving, often without precedence, but we know that staying still is not an option,” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, August 11, 2020 5:35:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “Because as you grow, we will create more jobs and opportunities for our workers,” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, August 11, 2020 5:35:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing asked : "Do we embrace integration or do we close our borders?" External link

elevenmyanmar Saturday, August 8, 2020 2:39:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "The [agreement] will facilitate digitalisation of trade processes and make it easier and more cost effective for Singapore companies to engage in cross border business activities with Australia. As COVID-19 forces businesses to consider innovative ways to reach customers and adapt to a new way of doing business, agreements like the Singapore-Australia Digital Economy Agreement will allow our companies to take advantage of opportunities in the digital economy and tap new technologies to create new digital products and services" External link

zdnet Thursday, August 6, 2020 2:13:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "As Covid-19 forces businesses to consider innovative ways to reach customers and adapt to a new way of doing business, agreements like the Sadea will allow our companies to take advantage of opportunities in the digital economy and tap new technologies to create new digital products and services," External link

straitstimesSG Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing told : “All these elections will be done by May, and then we will have clearer sight of the political will by new or existing governments to complete the task ahead. The gaps are narrowing and we have a fair chance of getting it done by this year,” External link

elevenmyanmar Friday, July 31, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We are entirely focused on helping our country overcome the economic challenges and saving the jobs at this point in time," "We have no plans to do otherwise and no discussion on any change in plan," External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, July 26, 2020 8:16:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “We have no plans to do otherwise, and we have no plans, no discussion on any change in plan,” External link

themalaymailonline Sunday, July 26, 2020 3:32:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “We are entirely focused on helping our country overcome the economic challenges and saving the jobs at this point in time. We have no plans to do otherwise and we have no plans, no discussion on any changing (of the) plan” External link

themalaymailonline Saturday, July 25, 2020 7:28:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We are entirely focused on helping our country overcome the economic challenges and saving the jobs at this point in time. " External link

channelnewsasia Saturday, July 25, 2020 1:56:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We are entirely focused on helping our country overcome the economic challenges and saving the jobs at this point in time. " External link

channelnewsasia Saturday, July 25, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “We have been closely monitoring the economy to identify the sectors that are most vulnerable to retrenchments and... are working closely with (the Ministry of Manpower and NTUC) to retain as many workers as possible,” External link

themalaymailonline Saturday, July 25, 2020 11:02:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “It is not sustainable for us to keep supporting a business model that may not longer be available or at least will not come back within the next one, two years,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, July 23, 2020 9:16:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "How we look at diversity - diversity is not just based on the usual race, language, religion perspective," "Diversity also looks into how different people have different perspectives, different ways of approaching problems and (solving) problems. So these are all important aspects of diversity" External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, July 23, 2020 6:51:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Without the resumption of mass market travel, we have to be realistic that the headwinds mean the challenges in the coming months will be severe, and it will be inevitable that some segment of our industry will have to retrench, to let go of the workers in the short term as we rebuild the new offerings," External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, July 22, 2020 2:19:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "It is not sustainable for us to keep supporting a business model that may not longer be available or at least will not come back within the next one, two years," External link

BangkokPost Wednesday, July 22, 2020 1:19:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “It will be a quality and not a quantity game,” External link

bloomberg Wednesday, July 22, 2020 12:38:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "It is not sustainable for us to keep supporting a business model that may not longer be available or at least will not come back within the next one, two years," External link

wsau Wednesday, July 22, 2020 11:34:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "The numbers clearly reflect the extent of the challenges facing our economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic and the hard work ahead of us to restore the economy," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, July 14, 2020 7:34:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "My assurance to our people and businesses is this - the Government will continue to walk this challenging journey with all of you," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, July 14, 2020 7:34:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing asked : "Do we embrace integration or do we close our borders?" External link

elevenmyanmar Friday, July 10, 2020 4:47:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “The timing of the release today is surely not coincidental,” "I am aware of three parts being circulated" External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, July 8, 2020 12:37:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Actually I find it very weird. If you feel it is not beneficial to the Workers' Party, you do not need to accept the NCMP seat. You can let other parties have the seat," External link

AsiaOne Friday, July 3, 2020 4:41:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “it’s premature to do any of such comparisons” “It is not about this batch versus that batch versus another batch,” External link

themalaymailonline Saturday, June 27, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “As countries navigate the challenges posed by COVID-19, the important work of ensuring that our economies can thrive in the digital age must go on,” External link

vietnamplus-en Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:34:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing added : “So the strategy is actually quite simple. We strengthen our intangibles that distinguish us, yet at the same time manage the rest of the things that are beyond our control,” External link

themalaymailonline Wednesday, June 17, 2020 3:23:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We seek travellers’ understanding that these protocols have been put in place to manage the risk of imported Covid-19 cases," External link

themalaymailonline Monday, June 15, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “This will signal to the world our confidence and determination to press on with regional economic integration,” External link

themalaymailonline Sunday, June 14, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “higher starting base, just as how our predecessors did for us” “We will press on to build our connectivity infrastructure to reinforce our position as a choice hub for business, finance, trade and data flows,” External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, June 14, 2020 3:55:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “We can be confident that our investments in our strengths, our infrastructure, and our people are all coming together,” External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, June 14, 2020 3:55:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “Many Singapore businesses have established regional and global presence in the past years, often in partnerships. The more established and larger companies help newcomers and smaller businesses,” External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, June 14, 2020 3:55:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “We will never be done upskilling our people. This is especially so for workers who have left school many years ago and did not benefit from the more recent improvements in our education and training system,” “Our promise is this: We will create opportunities for all Singaporeans, no matter how old you are, to improve your lives at every stage of your careers. So long as you are able and willing, we will support you,” External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, June 14, 2020 3:55:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We are happy that we have been able to swiftly work on arrangements with China, and we hope to make progress with the rest of the countries," External link

newindianexpress Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:24:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing asked : "Do you think you'll be recruiting, at every cohort of Singaporean babies, about 6 to 8 per cent of them into the construction industry?" "I think realistically, our Singaporean children... want a diversity of jobs," External link

AsiaOne Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "You might ask me the question, what's the big deal, why don't we build slower, why must we build so fast... " External link

AsiaOne Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "It's not so much why people can do it and we cannot do it. The fundamental question is... what proportion of our labour force is prepared to do a job in this sector?" External link

AsiaOne Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "If we can't get back to the pre-Covid world, and we can't get to the post-Covid world quickly, then chances are that we will have to learn to live and make a living in the Covid world" External link

AsiaOne Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We hope that through such apprenticeships, the workers will be able to pick up skills ahead of time," External link

AsiaOne Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We are happy that we have been able to swiftly work on arrangements with China, and we hope to make progress with the rest of the countries," External link

business-standard Sunday, May 31, 2020 3:00:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing told : "I've asked ELD to walk through the various scenarios and to see when possible we can share the rules and regulations with the parties and the candidates, to give them sufficient time, yet at the same time not have rules that may become invalid by the evolving situation," External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, May 31, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We are happy that we have been able to swiftly work on arrangements with China, and we hope to make progress with the rest of the countries," External link

economictimes Sunday, May 31, 2020 2:24:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "If we can't get back to the pre-Covid world, and we can't get to the post-Covid world quickly, then chances are that we will have to learn to live and make a living in the Covid world" External link

straitstimesSG Sunday, May 31, 2020 1:50:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We hope that through such apprenticeships, the workers will be able to pick up skills ahead of time," External link

straitstimesSG Sunday, May 31, 2020 1:50:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "You might ask me the question, what's the big deal, why don't we build slower, why must we build so fast... " External link

straitstimesSG Sunday, May 31, 2020 1:50:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said ( about S Iswaran ) : "As (Minister for Communications and Information S.) Iswaran and I always say, never waste a crisis. So, we can make full use of this situation to push for greater digitalisation," External link

straitstimesSG Sunday, May 31, 2020 1:50:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Nobody knows how long and how widespread this pandemic will be, and one should never be complacent about any supply lines, including masks," External link

ibtimes-sg Friday, May 22, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "we are in a crisis or not, but how we get through a crisis and emerge stronger," "That would be how we will go to the polls and I think that will be how Singaporeans will judge us over all these years" External link

straitstimesSG Friday, May 22, 2020 12:42:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “lost production and capabilities will take some time to recover,” External link

bloomberg Wednesday, May 20, 2020 8:06:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "The Prime Minister will decide when to call the election, considering the challenges confronting our country and the evolving Covid-19 situation" External link

straitstimesSG Saturday, May 9, 2020 11:57:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “That strategy of using a cloth mask works if all of us mask up together” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, May 6, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “I must give credit to many of the workers working behind the scenes. It’s really their tenacity and creativity that allowed them to bring back the masks to Singapore,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, May 6, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “The common challenge for all of us in this pandemic is to make sure that we are able to secure the raw materials (for the masks)” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, May 6, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "The Prime Minister will decide when to call the election, considering the challenges confronting our country and the evolving Covid-19 situation" External link

AsiaOne Tuesday, May 5, 2020 5:03:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “The COVID-19 situation is most likely to last many more months, including the possibility of recurring waves of infection across the world. We must therefore make contingency plans to safely conduct our next General Election under COVID-19 situation,” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, May 4, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “These voters will thus be entitled to have their names restored on the relevant register of electors without paying the S$50 penalty,” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, May 4, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We will allow selected services to resume operations," External link

yenisafak-en Monday, May 4, 2020 3:20:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “The COVID-19 situation is most likely to last many more months, including the possibility of recurring waves of infection across the world. We must therefore make contingency plans to safely conduct our next General Election under COVID-19 situation,” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, May 4, 2020 3:17:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “Their names will be restored to the electoral registers without penalty,” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, May 4, 2020 3:17:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We will allow selected services to resume operations," External link

aa-en Monday, May 4, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing told : "If India is unable to rejoin the discussions in the coming month, then plans will continue to proceed with the legal scrubbing for the preparation for the signing at the end of the year," External link

news18 Sunday, May 3, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “we expect them to continue to work from home for the foreseeable future,” “Many people have gotten used to the use of the Internet platforms. For work that doesn’t require much onsite activity, they will pretty much continue, and these form the bulk of our economy” External link

BangkokPost Sunday, May 3, 2020 12:09:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “Beyond the circuit-breaker period, we want to make sure that we balance the safety of our people together with sustainable operations,” “We continue to need to maintain our vigilance because if there’s any lapse in our focus then we might risk a relapse of the situation or a flare-up” External link

BangkokPost Sunday, May 3, 2020 12:09:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing told : "If India is unable to rejoin the discussions in the coming month, then plans will continue to proceed with the legal scrubbing for the preparation for the signing at the end of the year," External link

news-yahoo Sunday, May 3, 2020 11:55:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Given that various ASEAN countries are at different stages of the curve, we need to make sure we put in place some of these measures so that when cases in various ASEAN countries subside, then we can progressively resume travel," External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, May 3, 2020 10:23:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing told : "If India is unable to rejoin the discussions in the coming month, then plans will continue to proceed with the legal scrubbing for the preparation for the siging at the end of the year," External link

4-traders Sunday, May 3, 2020 8:14:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing wrote : "While the numbers announced today are a bright spot we can be proud of, there is still a lot of work to be done as we grapple with the effects of Covid-19 on our businesses and workers," External link

business-times Saturday, April 25, 2020 1:18:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “We will have to work very hard,” “We are always reminded that when we are doing well, never be complacent, and when the chips are down, we should never be discouraged” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, April 23, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “We will have to work very hard,” “We are always reminded that when we are doing well, never be complacent, and when the chips are down, we should never be discouraged” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, April 23, 2020 8:27:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "The next few months will be very tough as global demand shrinks and shifts. We will have to be on our toes to manage the challenges and retain jobs for our workers," External link

channelnewsasia Friday, April 17, 2020 11:44:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "This new initiative builds on the joint statement issued by Singapore and New Zealand last month, which has now been joined by seven other countries. " External link

voxy Wednesday, April 15, 2020 8:38:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "If we all remain united, if we all take the measures seriously, and if we are successful in controlling the spread in the next one month, then we will be able to progressively resume normalcy and to reduce the impact of the measures," "On the other hand, if we do not take the measures seriously, and if in the next one month we are unable to control the situation, then that might require us to extend the period which such measures are necessary, and that will inflict even greater damage to our economy" External link

AsiaOne Tuesday, April 7, 2020 4:14:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “dynamic task that requires constant watch over the fluid global supply landscape” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, April 6, 2020 1:10:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “The outbreak will weigh significantly on global growth, with several major economies expected to go into recession this year. Singapore is unlikely to be an exception,” “The sharp fall in external demand, along with the plunge in tourist arrivals and cutback in domestic consumption is expected to severely affect the economy,” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, April 6, 2020 1:10:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “maintain global productions systems and trade links, thereby engendering long term confidence in investors, businesses and consumers” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, April 6, 2020 1:10:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “Our supply lines and our supply chains are intact at this moment and will continue to function smoothly. There is no need to rush to the supermarkets to stock up as this will only cause disruption to our logistics system,” “We can continue to purchase our essentials and groceries as usual during this period. The supermarkets will continue to operate at their usual hours. Please purchase responsibly and consider those more vulnerable amongst us” External link

channelnewsasia Friday, April 3, 2020 5:25:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “short grace period to do so over the next few days” External link

channelnewsasia Friday, April 3, 2020 3:21:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “We understand that businesses and workers are under stress,” External link

channelnewsasia Friday, April 3, 2020 3:21:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "All food and establishments will continue to operate, (but the) main adjustment is that there will be no more dining in," External link

AsiaOne Friday, April 3, 2020 2:00:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "This is about closing the premises for the duration in order for us to adopt the enhanced safe-distancing measures. Many businesses will still be able to operate," External link

business-times Friday, April 3, 2020 1:18:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Different landlords have different relationships with their tenants, they have different rental models, they have different profit-sharing schemes ... It's not so easy for the Government to intervene and say that everyone should follow this particular formula," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, March 31, 2020 6:45:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Our advice to both sides - the tenant side and the landlord side - is that both sides must see each other as long-term partners. Both sides cannot take a short-term perspective in this. The spirit must be that in good times we share the benefits, in tough times, we share the pain," "If both the landlord and tenant can work together then we are much nearer to a solution. But this is still work in progress" External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, March 31, 2020 6:45:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing explained : “Once the factory shuts down, then it is very hard to restart the business and even after the crisis, it (will be) very difficult for us to get the economy going again,” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, March 30, 2020 6:26:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “If there’s a need to do more and implement other plans, we will do so accordingly” External link

channelnewsasia Monday, March 30, 2020 6:26:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing wrote : “This will greatly boost our efforts to maintain open and connected supply chains which are needed to facilitate the flow of goods, especially essential supplies. We welcome more countries to join us in this endeavour,” External link

business-times Wednesday, March 25, 2020 7:47:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing wrote : “We are monitoring the situation closely and are in touch with our Malaysian counterparts to ensure that food and other supplies will be able to come through to Singapore as agreed by Malaysian (Prime Minister) Muhyiddin Yassin in his phone call with (Prime Minister) Lee Hsien Loong yesterday,” External link

themalaymailonline Wednesday, March 18, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “Although we are not facing any shortages, I urge everyone to continue to purchase in a responsible manner and to purchase only what you need,” “Otherwise, no amount of stockpiling will be sufficient” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, March 18, 2020 1:07:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Last night, Malaysia announced a movement control order, as part of their efforts to combat the spread of COVID-19," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, March 17, 2020 4:37:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "I can understand the fear and anxiety of some Singaporeans," "Singaporeans who remain calm can help us reach out and reassure those who are anxious, so that we can go through this together as one united people" External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, March 17, 2020 4:37:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “This means that we are not in danger of running out of food or other supplies brought in by our retailers,” External link

themalaymailonline Tuesday, March 17, 2020 2:48:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Although we are not facing any shortages, I urge everyone to continue to purchase in a responsible manner and to purchase only what you need," "Otherwise, no amount of stockpiling will be sufficient" External link

business-times Tuesday, March 17, 2020 1:39:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "This means that we are not in danger of running out of food or other supplies brought in by our retailers," External link

news-yahoo Monday, March 16, 2020 9:25:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "I am aware that many of these new restrictions and announcements may be quite overwhelming for many people. I ask for your continued trust and support as we work hard with all stakeholders to ensure that we get through these short-term challenges together," External link

AsiaOne Monday, March 16, 2020 8:53:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “We will continue to monitor the situation closely as it develops globally,” External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, March 15, 2020 8:15:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “Singaporean and Malaysian workers who commute between Singapore and Malaysia daily will still be able to do so,” External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, March 15, 2020 8:15:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing told : "significantly different from the numbers we are seeing today, and we must never be complacent" External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, March 8, 2020 1:17:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "So we must be prepared for this," External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, March 8, 2020 1:17:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "But now there is a global situation, we have to make sure that we have even more suppliers than previously, so we may have to open up relationships with new suppliers from places further afield, so that helps us to continuously diversify," External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, March 8, 2020 1:17:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "So that has been quite a nice balance, so we don't have to stockpile as much because we have the ability to ramp up the local production," "But that requires us to re-examine the supply chain of where the flour ingredients come from" External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, March 8, 2020 1:17:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We are quite fortunate that we have a team ... who have been thinking ahead, even way before this, how would we make sure that while we get from the following suppliers we always have a back-up set of suppliers that we can open up a new supply line when things don't work out," External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, March 8, 2020 1:17:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said ( about Kian Peng ) : "I really say it with a lot of feelings," "Today, very often we walk down an NTUC aisle and we see all the shelves being filled. I think sometimes we seem to take it for granted as the average Singaporean, but for me, and definitely for Kian Peng, to see the aisles and every shelf filled with all the things that Singaporeans need, it's a lot of pride, a lot of hard work behind the scenes to make it happen" External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, March 8, 2020 1:17:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing noted : "to harness the technological revolution and turn old constraints into new opportunities" External link

elevenmyanmar Wednesday, March 4, 2020 6:20:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "The critical link between growth and jobs is skills. Singaporeans must have the right skills to take on the jobs that growth creates," "The Government has put in significant investments in our education and training system over many years" External link

elevenmyanmar Wednesday, March 4, 2020 6:20:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "The journey ahead is full of both opportunities and challenges. But if we stand together - Government, businesses, workers and citizens - I am certain we can overcome any challenge and chart a better future for all of Singapore," External link

elevenmyanmar Wednesday, March 4, 2020 6:20:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "it has come to our attention that there is an entire spectrum of responses" External link

business-times Wednesday, March 4, 2020 1:10:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing replied : "and I would like to urge all the major landlords to do their part together" External link

business-times Wednesday, March 4, 2020 1:10:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “urge both sides to come to terms with each other” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, March 3, 2020 9:12:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “They have significant financial commitments as they provide for their families, often with school-going children and retired parents. Many of them completed their formal education more than 20 years ago, moved on to establish their careers in one company, or various, and have not had the opportunity to reskill and upskill,” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, March 3, 2020 7:41:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “We are preparing for future jobs that do not exist now. The rate of technological change will only quicken. If we do not support our workers in refreshing and advancing their skills, not only will they lose employability over time, businesses will suffer - and our economy will lose its competitiveness,” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, March 3, 2020 7:41:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “We are committed to sharing the benefits of economic growth with all Singaporeans and to improve their lives,” “When we grow the economic pie, we create good jobs” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, March 3, 2020 7:41:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “The quantitative and qualitative impact of China’s slowdown and the potential of a global pandemic cannot be underestimated,” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, March 3, 2020 7:41:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “must also aspire to emerge stronger, be one of the first to recover and seize the new opportunities,” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, March 3, 2020 7:41:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing replied : “and I would like to urge all the major landlords to do their part together” “Yes, we are aware that there are some issues between the retailers and the landlords. Let me just say this: We are all in this together,” External link

business-times Tuesday, March 3, 2020 7:09:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “it has come to our attention that there is an entire spectrum of responses” External link

business-times Tuesday, March 3, 2020 7:09:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing added : “As we enhance our trade agreements, we must also help our companies to take advantage of them” External link

business-times Tuesday, March 3, 2020 6:23:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “Moving ahead, we will significantly strengthen our support to companies that want to go international,” External link

business-times Tuesday, March 3, 2020 6:23:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “We must be prepared that if need be, we must put in other measures to work with the businesses to overcome this crisis in a more prolonged time period that was originally envisaged” External link

themalaymailonline Thursday, February 27, 2020 2:54:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “We are even going into where the components form that supply chain, in order for us to have a resilient supply chain. We also have to look at our markets mix and product mix. If we are not diversified ... there will be severe impact when there is an external shock,” External link

straitstimesSG Wednesday, February 26, 2020 7:15:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “Quick diagnostic kits are essential. ... Once we have the kit, how can we scale this up as fast as possible to proliferate the kit across the region to parties that require it? That requires a certain manufacturing capability ... with an eye to the costs and skills required” External link

straitstimesSG Wednesday, February 26, 2020 7:15:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing told : “In 2003, you probably don’t see China being so involved in the production of high-end technology products as part of the global supply chain and global value chain, but today you find that to be much more integrated,” External link

channelnewsasia Saturday, February 15, 2020 12:36:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “That’s why I say that while we can look at SARS as a reference point, we must also be cognizant of the differences we are facing compared to 2003,” External link

channelnewsasia Saturday, February 15, 2020 12:36:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “Each crisis is different from the rest,” External link

channelnewsasia Saturday, February 15, 2020 12:36:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Internally we will make sure that our processes are strengthened and our people involved in all these know their roles well," External link

AsiaOne Monday, February 10, 2020 4:10:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “Major suppliers like NTUC Fairprice and Sheng Siong, they have doubled, if not tripled the number of supply runs that they're doing,” “So today, you can see that actually most of the essential items are back on the shelves” External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, February 9, 2020 8:01:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “If in a crisis all of us only care for ourselves, and it's only the strong taking care of themselves, then I think it will be a bad testimony to the kind of society that we want,” External link

channelnewsasia Sunday, February 9, 2020 8:01:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “There is no risk of us running a shortage of essential food or household items. We also have our national stockpile for essential items,” External link

JakartaPost Saturday, February 8, 2020 7:41:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “Our supply lines for these essentials are intact and there is no risk of us running a shortage of essential food or household items. We also have our national stockpile for essential items,” External link

themalaymailonline Friday, February 7, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "There is no need to rush for essential supplies like rice or instant noodles," External link

channelnewsasia Friday, February 7, 2020 6:12:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "This will bring in higher value, knowledge-based jobs for Singaporeans such as systems engineers, plant scientists and aquaculture nutritionists," External link

business-times Thursday, February 6, 2020 5:42:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "I think this is a very good lesson for everyone to really look at the supply chain resilience," External link

cnbc Wednesday, February 5, 2020 7:34:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “Too many foreign workers … our local workforce feels overwhelmed. Too few, our local enterprises and workers are unable to achieve scale or competitiveness for the global market,” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, February 4, 2020 4:25:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "I would like to reassure Singaporean businesses and workers that we stand together with them. We do have the means to help them tide over this difficult moment but we must do this with a long-term perspective," External link

elevenmyanmar Monday, February 3, 2020 6:25:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Because we don't know how long this situation will last, all the measures we take, be it in health, or economics and jobs... must be sustainable. We cannot just be taking measures for the short haul, thinking that it will blow over," External link

elevenmyanmar Monday, February 3, 2020 6:25:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Even beyond the tourism related industries, what people are most concerned with is cash flow," External link

business-times Monday, February 3, 2020 1:33:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing added : "For the taxi industry and the private hire industry, we will be looking into measures to see how we can help the drivers alleviate some of the temporary cash flow issues that they have at this point in time" External link

business-times Monday, February 3, 2020 1:33:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing added : "For the taxi industry and the private hire industry, we will be looking into measures to see how we can help the drivers alleviate some of the temporary cash flow issues that they have at this point in time" External link

business-times Sunday, February 2, 2020 4:16:00 PM EAT

Chan Chun Sing added : "We will continue our close cooperation with the UK to broaden and deepen our bilateral economic relations for the future," External link

business-times Friday, January 31, 2020 8:24:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "This is not a set of masks for us to take, open immediately, use it to go to the hawker centre. These masks are to be kept in the household for members of our families who might get ill and need to access medical help," External link

AsiaOne Friday, January 31, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : “We understand when people are fearful there is a tendency for them to panic buy or hoard,” External link

laht Friday, January 31, 2020 2:17:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "I understand many Singaporeans are concerned whether we have sufficient masks in our stockpile," External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, January 30, 2020 10:08:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "Such behaviour - they are not appropriate, they are selfish and they are not helpful to our collective defence," "We must all act in unison, act together, and not jeopardise the entire system by doing things that we think might benefit ourselves, protect ourselves, but to detriment of everyone else in the society" External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, January 30, 2020 10:08:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We do not stand for such (profiteering) behaviour in Singapore, and we also urge Singaporeans not to support or give in to such profiteers because we do have our means to provide the necessary supplies," External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, January 30, 2020 10:08:00 AM EAT

Chan Chun Sing said : "We understand when people are fearful there is a tendency for them to panic buy or hoard," External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, January 30, 2020 10:08:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
chief6.91%EN10/20/201720/10/2017
trades union chief0.36%EN10/20/201720/10/2017
finance minister0.36%EN10/20/201720/10/2017
deputy0.73%EN09/21/201721/09/2017
cabinet minister0.36%EN09/16/201716/09/2017
minister23.27%EN09/15/201715/09/2017
labour chief6.55%EN09/05/201705/09/2017
whip0.36%EN09/05/201705/09/2017
government whip0.36%EN09/05/201705/09/2017
chairman0.73%EN08/27/201727/08/2017
minister for education0.36%EN08/20/201720/08/2017
secretary-general3.64%EN07/31/201731/07/2017
trades union congress secretary-general1.09%EN07/31/201731/07/2017
union congress secretary-general1.09%EN07/31/201731/07/2017
minister for national development0.36%EN02/28/201728/02/2017
member0.36%EN02/25/201725/02/2017
general0.73%EN09/26/201626/09/2016
acting minister for education1.82%EN09/05/201605/09/2016
leader1.09%EN08/30/201630/08/2016
foreign affairs minister0.36%EN08/05/201605/08/2016
social and family development minister8.73%EN03/14/201514/03/2015
minister for social and family development18.91%EN03/13/201513/03/2015
second minister for defence11.27%EN01/23/201523/01/2015
second defence minister5.82%EN03/07/201407/03/2014
secretary2.18%EN12/09/201309/12/2013
acting minister2.18%EN08/15/201315/08/2013
Names Lang Count
Chan Chun SingEN71.79%
Chan Chun SingPT13.85%
Chan Chun SingFR13.85%
Chan Chun SingSA0.50%


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