Yaacob Ibrahim

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Yaacob Ibrahim said : “These channels are freely accessible to all Singapore households and are a key source of news, information, and entertainment in all four languages… and (they) celebrate our culture and heritage, and promote the Singapore identity,” External link

todayonline Monday, November 6, 2017 6:39:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “At first glance, AI may sound high-brow or obscure to most companies. This is not the case. AI is already present in our daily lives, and companies both big and small can leverage existing AI solutions to improve their business offerings,” External link

channelnewsasia Friday, November 3, 2017 9:54:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “For a start, we will be targeting 200 apprentices to be trained over the next three years. The AI apprenticeship programme will equip professionals with key AI skills, such as in machine and deep learning, and in deploying AI,” External link

channelnewsasia Friday, November 3, 2017 9:54:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "The Government strongly condemns the use of such publications to espouse destructive ideologies and promote enmity between communities. We will not hesitate to take firm actions where necessary," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, October 30, 2017 3:15:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "Now a lot (of works) are produced digitally. How do we ensure that we collect that to preserve the history and the memory of Singapore for future generations?" External link

channelnewsasia Saturday, October 28, 2017 2:11:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "This way, SMEs will be able to have access to a one-stop service of comprehensive digital technology packages, allowing them to adopt multiple digital solutions at once," External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, August 16, 2017 8:37:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "About 60 per cent of PSB programme funding went towards current affairs, info-educational programmes and documentaries. The remaining 40 per cent funded entertainment programmes such as local dramas, tele-movies and variety shows," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, August 1, 2017 4:14:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "This move thus reinforces the importance of parents' or guardians' support in a minor marriage as their guidance, especially in the crucial initial years of the marriage, is critical to help younger couples build strong marriage foundations for a lifetime," External link

todayonline Tuesday, August 1, 2017 12:54:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "All these are a result of MUIS' management of the wakafs, which include careful planning to ensure maximisation of wakaf returns, and attracting good tenants for wakaf properties...We must continue to ensure that the wakafs are well managed so as to maximise their potential," External link

todayonline Tuesday, August 1, 2017 12:54:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "The amendments we are proposing today seek to better protect Muslim families because they are the very building blocks of a strong and resilient community.We want to reinforce our institutions so that they are effective in serving the community" External link

todayonline Tuesday, August 1, 2017 12:54:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim added ( about Data Protection Act ) : "Data is at the centre of the digital economy," "By supporting data sharing for innovation, strengthening business accountability and facilitating cross-border data flows, we hope to build a trusted, robust and progressive data protection ecosystem in Singapore that allows us to harness the economic opportunities offered by the digital economy" External link

channelnewsasia Friday, July 28, 2017 9:14:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim noted : "It is not possible for the PDPC to catch every single breach. Instead, companies must play their part," "Organisations must change their mindsets [and] not view data protection as a mere compliance exercise, but rather as a responsibility bestowed upon them by their customers, and fully integrated into the organisational culture of stewardship and accountability" External link

zdnet Friday, July 28, 2017 2:02:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim added : "We want to encourage the responsible sharing of personal data in order to generate value for our economy," External link

zdnet Friday, July 28, 2017 2:02:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “Cyber-attacks have increased in sophistication, and attackers have become faster and bolder ... It is inevitable that Singapore’s critical information infrastructure will at some point be targets,” External link

todayonline Thursday, March 9, 2017 6:53:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “Cyber-attacks have increased in sophistication, and attackers have become faster and bolder…It is inevitable that Singapore's critical information infrastructure will at some point be targets,” External link

todayonline Thursday, March 9, 2017 12:15:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "There’s also interactive digital displays where you can browse recommended digital books and download them via NLB’s (National Library Board) mobile app," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, March 7, 2017 3:38:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “There will also be a second makers’ space and collaborative work spaces at the new Tampines Regional Library, for budding entrepreneurs and creative makers to come learn and experiment together. We had one in the West at Jurong, and now we will have another one in the East,” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, March 7, 2017 3:38:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim added : “This will not only help in building bonds, but also sustain their interest in reading,” “I hope that through our efforts in 2017, more Singaporeans will remember never to stop reading and learning,” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, March 7, 2017 3:38:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “As part of the on-going efforts to professionalise the wider cyber workforce, the scheme will also provide a framework to catalyse growth and uplift the overall industry,” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, March 7, 2017 3:38:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “We are working to ensure a smooth transition for public officers to meet our target May 2017 implementation date,” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, March 7, 2017 3:38:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim wrote : "While it is correct to whistle blow when one sees wrongdoing, one must also ask whether the manner in which this is done is appropriate, or if it sows more discord and causes tension in our society," External link

todayonline Sunday, March 5, 2017 7:35:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “Far from it. It remembers what our forefathers went through, commemorates the generation of Singaporeans who experienced the Occupation, and reaffirms our collective commitment never to let this happen again,” External link

todayonline Thursday, February 16, 2017 12:19:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “reminds us how precious our sovereignty is” External link

todayonline Thursday, February 16, 2017 12:19:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “During the Japanese Occupation, Singapore lost not only our freedom, but also our name. For those of us who lived through this period, this brings back many raw and painful memories. For our young, it is a sombre reminder that we must never forget” External link

todayonline Thursday, February 16, 2017 12:19:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim noted : “The name ‘Syonan Gallery’ has evoked some strong reactions in our community, and quite understandably,” “Some among older Singaporeans who lived through that dark period feel that the name legitimises the Occupation. Others among them say that Syonan was a painful fact of history, and we should call it what it was” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, February 15, 2017 6:00:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim added : “The reactions show us how indelible an imprint those three-and-a-half years had left on their lives and on Singapore,” “Younger Singaporeans did not have the same indelible life experience as their parents and grandparents. But I hope this gallery will give them a sense of what it was like to live through that dark period, and inspire all of us to build and defend our nation” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, February 15, 2017 6:00:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “The issues facing Muslim communities will only become more complex and multi-faceted. At times, novel issues may arise from which no precedents exist,” External link

channelnewsasia Saturday, February 11, 2017 10:01:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said ( about Yaacob Ibrahim ) : “We have consciously tried to present as many oral history accounts as we can, whether it be quotations, through projections, or the multimedia stations that we have for people to interact with," she added. Touring the gallery on Thursday (Feb 9), Communications and Information Minister Yaacob Ibrahim said that the National Archives did a wonderful job in restoring the gallery in a manner that is compelling. "This will be a good learning experience for younger Singaporeans so that they can continue to appreciate the peace and harmony that we have in Singapore, but we should never take it for granted,” "As a small nation, we always have to be on our guard and recognise that security is important, that everyone has a role to play," External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, February 9, 2017 7:32:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim explained : "Suppose there's an attack taking place, a big hack, or a DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) attack in our power sector," External link

zdnet Monday, January 9, 2017 11:03:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "Through such efforts, we hope more will venture beyond their usual reads in English and cultivate an interest in their own mother tongue. Who knows, you may even pick up an interest in a third language and culture?" External link

channelnewsasia Friday, December 2, 2016 3:54:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "has the potential to complement existing wireless networks to cater to society’s growing demand for higher Internet connection speeds," External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, November 10, 2016 7:48:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “raise their hands in wanting to see a Malay President” External link

todayonline Tuesday, November 8, 2016 12:42:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “The truth is that we do not have many Malays in key positions of power and leadership. Having one being a President is not just nice but timely,” External link

todayonline Tuesday, November 8, 2016 12:42:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “The Malay candidate must meet the same exacting standards as demanded of candidates from the other communities,” External link

todayonline Tuesday, November 8, 2016 12:42:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “I was worried that a Malay candidate may not be able to command the respect of all Singaporeans,” External link

todayonline Tuesday, November 8, 2016 12:42:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “No business is too small to be hacked and used in cyber attacks. In fact, small businesses offer a perfect cover for hackers,” External link

todayonline Monday, November 7, 2016 9:12:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “raise their hands in wanting to see a Malay president” External link

todayonline Monday, November 7, 2016 6:32:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “The truth is that we do not have many Malays in key positions of power and leadership. Having one being a president is not just nice but timely,” External link

todayonline Monday, November 7, 2016 6:32:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “The Malay candidate must meet the same exacting standards as demanded of candidates from the other communities,” External link

todayonline Monday, November 7, 2016 6:32:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "The world is shaping cyber norms, and we agree that we must have norms in cyberspace," External link

thedailystarBD Monday, October 24, 2016 9:26:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim added : "But how those norms are applicable to our region is something that we have to understand ourselves before they're being imposed by others," External link

thedailystarBD Monday, October 24, 2016 9:26:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said ( about Toa Payoh ) : "Month after month, the Smart Work Centres are almost fully occupied. In particular the Toa Payoh Smart Work Centre is so popular that it is full house every month for the last one-and-a-half years," External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, October 20, 2016 11:16:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “We reassured them (the participants) that the Government will try our very best to help, because it’s not in our interest to allow Singaporeans to go unemployed for a long time... But Singaporeans also have to take active steps, to want to enrol in training programmes and take up opportunities,” External link

todayonline Wednesday, October 12, 2016 8:42:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “Cyberspace is borderless and connects Asean beyond our geographical proximity as a region. In fact, malicious actors deliberately target the gaps between our borders and jurisdictions to exploit and target us. We need to work together, beyond our borders, to effectively secure this common space,” External link

todayonline Tuesday, October 11, 2016 7:36:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim added : "It will also support discussion and consultancy work in areas such as the formation of national cybersecurity agencies, formulating cybersecurity strategies, and even legislation," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, October 11, 2016 9:28:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "Cyber capacity building, cyberspace awareness, and cyber norms: these are three suggestions to ASEAN for enhancing cyber security cooperation," "Singapore is committed to these ideas, and we are backing our words with resources and investment" External link

JakartaPost Tuesday, October 11, 2016 9:16:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "Cyberspace is borderless and connects Asean beyond our geographical proximity as a region. In fact, the malicious actors deliberately target the gaps between our borders and jurisdictions to exploit and target us. We need to work together, beyond our borders, to effectively secure this common space," External link

todayonline Tuesday, October 11, 2016 7:45:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “The better a country’s cyber health, the ‘greener’ it will be,” “Over time, CyberGreen will develop robust cyber health metrics. These will allow practitioners and policy-makers to assess how our countries, and ASEAN as a whole, are progressing on the cybersecurity front” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, October 11, 2016 5:28:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "Broadly speaking, the Bill will ensure that operators take proactive steps to secure our critical information infrastructure, and report incidents. It will also empower the Cyber Security Agency to manage cyber incidents and raise the standards of cybersecurity providers in Singapore," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, October 10, 2016 9:04:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “It will allow the Government to complement traditional economic indicators, such as GDP (gross domestic product) and employment rate, with new measurements to monitor the economy and identify growth opportunities” External link

todayonline Friday, October 7, 2016 8:20:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “This will bring about an even better service experience for home buyers, and help HDB optimise its frontline resources,” External link

todayonline Friday, October 7, 2016 8:20:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “GovTech will transform the way the Government delivers public services ... (and) works with other agencies to deliver digital services that are new, innovative and meaningful to citizens” External link

todayonline Friday, October 7, 2016 8:20:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “I know this is challenging for companies and workers. But Singapore is well-placed to thrive in this digital economy ... IMDA will not confine its efforts to the infocomm and media sector, but work on every sector which can benefit from using infocomm and media better” External link

todayonline Friday, September 30, 2016 10:58:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "The biggest economic change we must adapt to is digital disruption. Digital disruption is challenging for companies and workers but Singapore is indeed well-placed to thrive in this digital economy. We have the talent, the connectivity and the resources, and more importantly, the will to do this. We must be optimistic" External link

channelnewsasia Friday, September 30, 2016 7:53:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “I know (this) is challenging for companies and workers. But Singapore is well-placed to thrive in this digital economy… IMDA will not confine its efforts to the infocomm and media sector, but work on every sector which can benefit from using infocomm and media better” External link

todayonline Friday, September 30, 2016 4:12:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “What is heartening tonight is that when we ask them (participants), by and large, I think they want to see a Malay President as we have not had (one) in a long time. Yet, at the same time, they recognise that whoever the person is, must meet the eligibility criteria and I think that’s very important. The issue of meritocracy continues to be preserved” External link

todayonline Friday, September 23, 2016 1:36:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “We would be as inclusive as possible. Even though (religious teachers) 80 per cent have registered, for the remaining 20 per cent, if there are specific problems, we will work with them. Most important thing is that we want to try and get everyone to be registered,” External link

todayonline Friday, September 23, 2016 1:36:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “It is an inclusive system that recognizes asatizah from various schools of thought, so long as they meet the standards and training requirements set by the Asatizah Recognition Board (ARB), which comprises senior asatizah,” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, September 13, 2016 12:34:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “We need to raise this to the highest level possible so that our religious leaders understand where we are coming from … as (far) as we are concerned, the Muslims in Singapore are part and parcel of Singapore and anything that serves to undermine their integration are actually not welcome in Singapore,” External link

todayonline Tuesday, September 13, 2016 1:57:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “It is totally unexpected but I am thankful for all the members and various committees who worked hard to make sure that we could find a replacement,” External link

todayonline Tuesday, September 13, 2016 1:57:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "Anything that serves to undermine integration is not welcome here at all," "I think that is an important message for us to disseminate. More importantly, also for the general public to understand that they also have a role to play in order to ensure that when they come across such information or such thinking, they should reject it and in fact they should inform us at the office of the Mufti so that we can reach out to the religious scholars who are peddling such ideas. At the end of the day, we need to do this as a community, as a nation, not individually" External link

channelnewsasia Monday, September 12, 2016 3:02:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "We need to deal with this as a community, as a nation and not individually," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, September 12, 2016 3:02:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "As Singapore moves towards being a Smart Nation, we must ensure that our seniors can continue to keep up with technology and benefit from it," External link

channelnewsasia Saturday, September 10, 2016 10:42:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "He or she must reflect the values that are reflective of our society, a multi-cultural society, a figure that is unifying to bring all of Singaporeans together. I would want that person to be of such a character, to be such a position because then he is respected and accepted by all Singaporeans, not just by the minority community. Then we truly have a President for all Singaporeans," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, September 5, 2016 6:49:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "He also held the strong belief that our newspapers must reach out to people from every community and background. Serving the news to a multiracial and multilingual population was key," External link

JakartaPost Tuesday, August 23, 2016 5:46:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "He embodied the phrase ‘society above self’, and many of us knew him as one who dedicated his life to serving Singapore and its people," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, August 22, 2016 9:20:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "Serving the news to a multi-racial and multi-lingual population was key, as the news and stories would become conversation starters between Singaporeans of different communities," "We have lost a great man, cherished by many" External link

channelnewsasia Monday, August 22, 2016 9:20:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "I think (the Government) would be quite circumspect about expanding the Infocommunications Media Development Authority (IMDA)'s regulatory ambit without being clear about our real concerns and whether there are other levers to manage the disamenities or undesirable outcomes," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, August 16, 2016 7:04:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said ( about Pokemon Go ) : "The integration of the IDA labs, the Games Solution Centre and Creators’ Space, is precisely intended to help develop exciting new ideas such as the next Pokemon Go," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, August 16, 2016 7:04:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim added : “Over the past four years, the MLC has contributed significantly to increasing the awareness of media literacy issues such as Internet safety and cyberbullying, particularly among students and parents through its annual Safer Internet Day campaign and programmes with partners and schools. "As the online environment continues to evolve and grow in complexity, the role that the MLC plays has become even more important,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, July 27, 2016 9:41:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim told : "We will monitor the situation, how this particular game is being played and... its impact on society," External link

ibtimes-uk Tuesday, July 26, 2016 2:28:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said ( about Daniel Scioli ) : “The contents of Al Fatihin and the fact that it is published in Bahasa Indonesia, which is used by many in this region, confirm the objectives behind the publication to influence the people in this region and to cause disharmony,” External link

todayonline Friday, July 22, 2016 8:00:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said ( about Daniel Scioli ) : “ISIS’ intention to use the newspaper, Al Fatihin, to spread extremist ideology in the region is deplorable. The contents of Al Fatihin and the fact that it is published in Bahasa Indonesia, which is used by many in this region, confirm the objectives behind the publication to influence the people in this region and to cause disharmony,” External link

todayonline Friday, July 22, 2016 3:22:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “Extremism has no place in Singapore – it cannot and must not take root here,” “We take a very strong stance against terrorist propaganda and we will take decisive action as necessary. Hence, I have instructed for the publication to be prohibited in Singapore” External link

todayonline Friday, July 22, 2016 3:22:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "As policy makers, our role is to provide the infrastructure and policies to create a more inclusive environment," "This means finding ways in which technology can help to improve our processes and services - making technology accessible to those who need it, and ensuring that persons with disabilities can afford devices that suit their needs" External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, July 21, 2016 6:52:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “Our pioneers have (given) us the spirit of self-help and in that process, bequeathed to us a legacy of key institutions... We should build on what our pioneers have contributed, consolidate our efforts to bring greater gain for our community, and enhance what we have achieved thus far” External link

todayonline Friday, July 15, 2016 7:37:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim added : “At the end of the day, Islam is such a religion where you can forgive and forget,” “If you are prepared to come back to the straight path, we are prepared to embrace you” External link

todayonline Wednesday, July 6, 2016 4:41:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim wrote : "Praying for comfort to the families of those killed, and for the safety and recovery of those injured" External link

todayonline Wednesday, June 29, 2016 8:58:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "This is what Singapore is all about - working together. It may be a mosque, or a temple, or a church, but in Singapore, we basically fulfil the needs of our congregants, but we must also try to integrate ourselves with the wider community," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, June 27, 2016 7:17:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim says : “Many times, family members of the patients face troubles with crossing the checkpoint and accompanying them. We drive them from there directly to the hospital and assist them with getting the correct treatment,” External link

jpost Sunday, June 26, 2016 12:14:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim added : "I think it's a good sign that he has discharged so early and the recovery has gone beyond what we all can imagine. I hope we can also give him time for him to fully recover. He's an integral part of our team we want to make sure that he can recover as quickly as possible and come back to work," External link

channelnewsasia Saturday, June 25, 2016 9:56:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “If this pilot is successful, we could potentially expand Wireless@SG to reach more outdoor areas in a sustainable manner and bring the public Wifi coverage in Singapore to the next level,” External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, May 31, 2016 4:07:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “If this pilot is successful, we could potentially expand Wireless@SG to reach more outdoor areas in a sustainable manner and bring the public Wifi coverage in Singapore to the next level,” External link

todayonline Tuesday, May 31, 2016 8:29:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “If successful, it would prove that data centres need not be run in tightly-controlled cooled environments. Not only would it expand the geographical limitation of siting data centres, it would also cut back on the existing requirements for the running of such centres” External link

todayonline Monday, May 30, 2016 6:15:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "Design is an important enabler of economic growth," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, March 13, 2015 2:26:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “I understand that many people are concerned and anxious about Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s condition. I have been informed that he is stable and that the doctors are monitoring him closely,” External link

todayonline Saturday, February 28, 2015 12:07:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “I understand that many people are concerned and anxious about Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s condition. I have been informed that he is stable and that the doctors are monitoring him closely,” External link

todayonline Friday, February 27, 2015 7:47:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “We will start (the Parenting PACT programme) for parents with children below 14, and over time we will extend this to parents with children below the age of 21,” External link

todayonline Thursday, February 26, 2015 7:33:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “We will start (the Parenting PACT programme) with children below 14, and over time we will extend this to children below the age of 21,” External link

todayonline Thursday, February 26, 2015 4:58:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “The Government is committed to building Singapore’s tech entrepreneurial ecosystem. Our aim is to cultivate start-up growth through the value chain, from ideation, acceleration, incubation to expansion to build a strong pipeline of Singapore tech start-ups. BASH will be Singapore’s biggest integrated start-up facility, where entrepreneurs, start-up accelerators, incubators and investors can tap on the complete spectrum of activities under one roof,” External link

todayonline Wednesday, February 11, 2015 10:55:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "They should not be the sole domain of any one stakeholder, whether governmental, inter-governmental or non-governmental," External link

news-yahoo Monday, February 9, 2015 9:55:00 PM EAT



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Yaacob Ibrahim said : “These channels are freely accessible to all Singapore households and are a key source of news, information, and entertainment in all four languages… and (they) celebrate our culture and heritage, and promote the Singapore identity,” External link

todayonline Monday, November 6, 2017 6:39:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “At first glance, AI may sound high-brow or obscure to most companies. This is not the case. AI is already present in our daily lives, and companies both big and small can leverage existing AI solutions to improve their business offerings,” External link

channelnewsasia Friday, November 3, 2017 9:54:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “For a start, we will be targeting 200 apprentices to be trained over the next three years. The AI apprenticeship programme will equip professionals with key AI skills, such as in machine and deep learning, and in deploying AI,” External link

channelnewsasia Friday, November 3, 2017 9:54:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "The Government strongly condemns the use of such publications to espouse destructive ideologies and promote enmity between communities. We will not hesitate to take firm actions where necessary," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, October 30, 2017 3:15:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "Now a lot (of works) are produced digitally. How do we ensure that we collect that to preserve the history and the memory of Singapore for future generations?" External link

channelnewsasia Saturday, October 28, 2017 2:11:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "This way, SMEs will be able to have access to a one-stop service of comprehensive digital technology packages, allowing them to adopt multiple digital solutions at once," External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, August 16, 2017 8:37:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "About 60 per cent of PSB programme funding went towards current affairs, info-educational programmes and documentaries. The remaining 40 per cent funded entertainment programmes such as local dramas, tele-movies and variety shows," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, August 1, 2017 4:14:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "This move thus reinforces the importance of parents' or guardians' support in a minor marriage as their guidance, especially in the crucial initial years of the marriage, is critical to help younger couples build strong marriage foundations for a lifetime," External link

todayonline Tuesday, August 1, 2017 12:54:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "All these are a result of MUIS' management of the wakafs, which include careful planning to ensure maximisation of wakaf returns, and attracting good tenants for wakaf properties...We must continue to ensure that the wakafs are well managed so as to maximise their potential," External link

todayonline Tuesday, August 1, 2017 12:54:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "The amendments we are proposing today seek to better protect Muslim families because they are the very building blocks of a strong and resilient community.We want to reinforce our institutions so that they are effective in serving the community" External link

todayonline Tuesday, August 1, 2017 12:54:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim added ( about Data Protection Act ) : "Data is at the centre of the digital economy," "By supporting data sharing for innovation, strengthening business accountability and facilitating cross-border data flows, we hope to build a trusted, robust and progressive data protection ecosystem in Singapore that allows us to harness the economic opportunities offered by the digital economy" External link

channelnewsasia Friday, July 28, 2017 9:14:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim noted : "It is not possible for the PDPC to catch every single breach. Instead, companies must play their part," "Organisations must change their mindsets [and] not view data protection as a mere compliance exercise, but rather as a responsibility bestowed upon them by their customers, and fully integrated into the organisational culture of stewardship and accountability" External link

zdnet Friday, July 28, 2017 2:02:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim added : "We want to encourage the responsible sharing of personal data in order to generate value for our economy," External link

zdnet Friday, July 28, 2017 2:02:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “Cyber-attacks have increased in sophistication, and attackers have become faster and bolder ... It is inevitable that Singapore’s critical information infrastructure will at some point be targets,” External link

todayonline Thursday, March 9, 2017 6:53:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “Cyber-attacks have increased in sophistication, and attackers have become faster and bolder…It is inevitable that Singapore's critical information infrastructure will at some point be targets,” External link

todayonline Thursday, March 9, 2017 12:15:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "There’s also interactive digital displays where you can browse recommended digital books and download them via NLB’s (National Library Board) mobile app," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, March 7, 2017 3:38:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “There will also be a second makers’ space and collaborative work spaces at the new Tampines Regional Library, for budding entrepreneurs and creative makers to come learn and experiment together. We had one in the West at Jurong, and now we will have another one in the East,” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, March 7, 2017 3:38:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim added : “This will not only help in building bonds, but also sustain their interest in reading,” “I hope that through our efforts in 2017, more Singaporeans will remember never to stop reading and learning,” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, March 7, 2017 3:38:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “As part of the on-going efforts to professionalise the wider cyber workforce, the scheme will also provide a framework to catalyse growth and uplift the overall industry,” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, March 7, 2017 3:38:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “We are working to ensure a smooth transition for public officers to meet our target May 2017 implementation date,” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, March 7, 2017 3:38:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim wrote : "While it is correct to whistle blow when one sees wrongdoing, one must also ask whether the manner in which this is done is appropriate, or if it sows more discord and causes tension in our society," External link

todayonline Sunday, March 5, 2017 7:35:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “Far from it. It remembers what our forefathers went through, commemorates the generation of Singaporeans who experienced the Occupation, and reaffirms our collective commitment never to let this happen again,” External link

todayonline Thursday, February 16, 2017 12:19:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “reminds us how precious our sovereignty is” External link

todayonline Thursday, February 16, 2017 12:19:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “During the Japanese Occupation, Singapore lost not only our freedom, but also our name. For those of us who lived through this period, this brings back many raw and painful memories. For our young, it is a sombre reminder that we must never forget” External link

todayonline Thursday, February 16, 2017 12:19:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim noted : “The name ‘Syonan Gallery’ has evoked some strong reactions in our community, and quite understandably,” “Some among older Singaporeans who lived through that dark period feel that the name legitimises the Occupation. Others among them say that Syonan was a painful fact of history, and we should call it what it was” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, February 15, 2017 6:00:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim added : “The reactions show us how indelible an imprint those three-and-a-half years had left on their lives and on Singapore,” “Younger Singaporeans did not have the same indelible life experience as their parents and grandparents. But I hope this gallery will give them a sense of what it was like to live through that dark period, and inspire all of us to build and defend our nation” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, February 15, 2017 6:00:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “The issues facing Muslim communities will only become more complex and multi-faceted. At times, novel issues may arise from which no precedents exist,” External link

channelnewsasia Saturday, February 11, 2017 10:01:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said ( about Yaacob Ibrahim ) : “We have consciously tried to present as many oral history accounts as we can, whether it be quotations, through projections, or the multimedia stations that we have for people to interact with," she added. Touring the gallery on Thursday (Feb 9), Communications and Information Minister Yaacob Ibrahim said that the National Archives did a wonderful job in restoring the gallery in a manner that is compelling. "This will be a good learning experience for younger Singaporeans so that they can continue to appreciate the peace and harmony that we have in Singapore, but we should never take it for granted,” "As a small nation, we always have to be on our guard and recognise that security is important, that everyone has a role to play," External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, February 9, 2017 7:32:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim explained : "Suppose there's an attack taking place, a big hack, or a DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) attack in our power sector," External link

zdnet Monday, January 9, 2017 11:03:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "Through such efforts, we hope more will venture beyond their usual reads in English and cultivate an interest in their own mother tongue. Who knows, you may even pick up an interest in a third language and culture?" External link

channelnewsasia Friday, December 2, 2016 3:54:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "has the potential to complement existing wireless networks to cater to society’s growing demand for higher Internet connection speeds," External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, November 10, 2016 7:48:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “raise their hands in wanting to see a Malay President” External link

todayonline Tuesday, November 8, 2016 12:42:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “The truth is that we do not have many Malays in key positions of power and leadership. Having one being a President is not just nice but timely,” External link

todayonline Tuesday, November 8, 2016 12:42:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “The Malay candidate must meet the same exacting standards as demanded of candidates from the other communities,” External link

todayonline Tuesday, November 8, 2016 12:42:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “I was worried that a Malay candidate may not be able to command the respect of all Singaporeans,” External link

todayonline Tuesday, November 8, 2016 12:42:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “No business is too small to be hacked and used in cyber attacks. In fact, small businesses offer a perfect cover for hackers,” External link

todayonline Monday, November 7, 2016 9:12:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “raise their hands in wanting to see a Malay president” External link

todayonline Monday, November 7, 2016 6:32:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “The truth is that we do not have many Malays in key positions of power and leadership. Having one being a president is not just nice but timely,” External link

todayonline Monday, November 7, 2016 6:32:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “The Malay candidate must meet the same exacting standards as demanded of candidates from the other communities,” External link

todayonline Monday, November 7, 2016 6:32:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "The world is shaping cyber norms, and we agree that we must have norms in cyberspace," External link

thedailystarBD Monday, October 24, 2016 9:26:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim added : "But how those norms are applicable to our region is something that we have to understand ourselves before they're being imposed by others," External link

thedailystarBD Monday, October 24, 2016 9:26:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said ( about Toa Payoh ) : "Month after month, the Smart Work Centres are almost fully occupied. In particular the Toa Payoh Smart Work Centre is so popular that it is full house every month for the last one-and-a-half years," External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, October 20, 2016 11:16:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “We reassured them (the participants) that the Government will try our very best to help, because it’s not in our interest to allow Singaporeans to go unemployed for a long time... But Singaporeans also have to take active steps, to want to enrol in training programmes and take up opportunities,” External link

todayonline Wednesday, October 12, 2016 8:42:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “Cyberspace is borderless and connects Asean beyond our geographical proximity as a region. In fact, malicious actors deliberately target the gaps between our borders and jurisdictions to exploit and target us. We need to work together, beyond our borders, to effectively secure this common space,” External link

todayonline Tuesday, October 11, 2016 7:36:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim added : "It will also support discussion and consultancy work in areas such as the formation of national cybersecurity agencies, formulating cybersecurity strategies, and even legislation," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, October 11, 2016 9:28:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "Cyber capacity building, cyberspace awareness, and cyber norms: these are three suggestions to ASEAN for enhancing cyber security cooperation," "Singapore is committed to these ideas, and we are backing our words with resources and investment" External link

JakartaPost Tuesday, October 11, 2016 9:16:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "Cyberspace is borderless and connects Asean beyond our geographical proximity as a region. In fact, the malicious actors deliberately target the gaps between our borders and jurisdictions to exploit and target us. We need to work together, beyond our borders, to effectively secure this common space," External link

todayonline Tuesday, October 11, 2016 7:45:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “The better a country’s cyber health, the ‘greener’ it will be,” “Over time, CyberGreen will develop robust cyber health metrics. These will allow practitioners and policy-makers to assess how our countries, and ASEAN as a whole, are progressing on the cybersecurity front” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, October 11, 2016 5:28:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "Broadly speaking, the Bill will ensure that operators take proactive steps to secure our critical information infrastructure, and report incidents. It will also empower the Cyber Security Agency to manage cyber incidents and raise the standards of cybersecurity providers in Singapore," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, October 10, 2016 9:04:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “It will allow the Government to complement traditional economic indicators, such as GDP (gross domestic product) and employment rate, with new measurements to monitor the economy and identify growth opportunities” External link

todayonline Friday, October 7, 2016 8:20:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “This will bring about an even better service experience for home buyers, and help HDB optimise its frontline resources,” External link

todayonline Friday, October 7, 2016 8:20:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “GovTech will transform the way the Government delivers public services ... (and) works with other agencies to deliver digital services that are new, innovative and meaningful to citizens” External link

todayonline Friday, October 7, 2016 8:20:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “I know this is challenging for companies and workers. But Singapore is well-placed to thrive in this digital economy ... IMDA will not confine its efforts to the infocomm and media sector, but work on every sector which can benefit from using infocomm and media better” External link

todayonline Friday, September 30, 2016 10:58:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "The biggest economic change we must adapt to is digital disruption. Digital disruption is challenging for companies and workers but Singapore is indeed well-placed to thrive in this digital economy. We have the talent, the connectivity and the resources, and more importantly, the will to do this. We must be optimistic" External link

channelnewsasia Friday, September 30, 2016 7:53:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “I know (this) is challenging for companies and workers. But Singapore is well-placed to thrive in this digital economy… IMDA will not confine its efforts to the infocomm and media sector, but work on every sector which can benefit from using infocomm and media better” External link

todayonline Friday, September 30, 2016 4:12:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “What is heartening tonight is that when we ask them (participants), by and large, I think they want to see a Malay President as we have not had (one) in a long time. Yet, at the same time, they recognise that whoever the person is, must meet the eligibility criteria and I think that’s very important. The issue of meritocracy continues to be preserved” External link

todayonline Friday, September 23, 2016 1:36:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “We would be as inclusive as possible. Even though (religious teachers) 80 per cent have registered, for the remaining 20 per cent, if there are specific problems, we will work with them. Most important thing is that we want to try and get everyone to be registered,” External link

todayonline Friday, September 23, 2016 1:36:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “It is an inclusive system that recognizes asatizah from various schools of thought, so long as they meet the standards and training requirements set by the Asatizah Recognition Board (ARB), which comprises senior asatizah,” External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, September 13, 2016 12:34:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “We need to raise this to the highest level possible so that our religious leaders understand where we are coming from … as (far) as we are concerned, the Muslims in Singapore are part and parcel of Singapore and anything that serves to undermine their integration are actually not welcome in Singapore,” External link

todayonline Tuesday, September 13, 2016 1:57:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “It is totally unexpected but I am thankful for all the members and various committees who worked hard to make sure that we could find a replacement,” External link

todayonline Tuesday, September 13, 2016 1:57:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "Anything that serves to undermine integration is not welcome here at all," "I think that is an important message for us to disseminate. More importantly, also for the general public to understand that they also have a role to play in order to ensure that when they come across such information or such thinking, they should reject it and in fact they should inform us at the office of the Mufti so that we can reach out to the religious scholars who are peddling such ideas. At the end of the day, we need to do this as a community, as a nation, not individually" External link

channelnewsasia Monday, September 12, 2016 3:02:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "We need to deal with this as a community, as a nation and not individually," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, September 12, 2016 3:02:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "As Singapore moves towards being a Smart Nation, we must ensure that our seniors can continue to keep up with technology and benefit from it," External link

channelnewsasia Saturday, September 10, 2016 10:42:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "He or she must reflect the values that are reflective of our society, a multi-cultural society, a figure that is unifying to bring all of Singaporeans together. I would want that person to be of such a character, to be such a position because then he is respected and accepted by all Singaporeans, not just by the minority community. Then we truly have a President for all Singaporeans," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, September 5, 2016 6:49:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "He also held the strong belief that our newspapers must reach out to people from every community and background. Serving the news to a multiracial and multilingual population was key," External link

JakartaPost Tuesday, August 23, 2016 5:46:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "He embodied the phrase ‘society above self’, and many of us knew him as one who dedicated his life to serving Singapore and its people," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, August 22, 2016 9:20:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "Serving the news to a multi-racial and multi-lingual population was key, as the news and stories would become conversation starters between Singaporeans of different communities," "We have lost a great man, cherished by many" External link

channelnewsasia Monday, August 22, 2016 9:20:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "I think (the Government) would be quite circumspect about expanding the Infocommunications Media Development Authority (IMDA)'s regulatory ambit without being clear about our real concerns and whether there are other levers to manage the disamenities or undesirable outcomes," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, August 16, 2016 7:04:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said ( about Pokemon Go ) : "The integration of the IDA labs, the Games Solution Centre and Creators’ Space, is precisely intended to help develop exciting new ideas such as the next Pokemon Go," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, August 16, 2016 7:04:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim added : “Over the past four years, the MLC has contributed significantly to increasing the awareness of media literacy issues such as Internet safety and cyberbullying, particularly among students and parents through its annual Safer Internet Day campaign and programmes with partners and schools. "As the online environment continues to evolve and grow in complexity, the role that the MLC plays has become even more important,” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, July 27, 2016 9:41:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim told : "We will monitor the situation, how this particular game is being played and... its impact on society," External link

ibtimes-uk Tuesday, July 26, 2016 2:28:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said ( about Daniel Scioli ) : “The contents of Al Fatihin and the fact that it is published in Bahasa Indonesia, which is used by many in this region, confirm the objectives behind the publication to influence the people in this region and to cause disharmony,” External link

todayonline Friday, July 22, 2016 8:00:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said ( about Daniel Scioli ) : “ISIS’ intention to use the newspaper, Al Fatihin, to spread extremist ideology in the region is deplorable. The contents of Al Fatihin and the fact that it is published in Bahasa Indonesia, which is used by many in this region, confirm the objectives behind the publication to influence the people in this region and to cause disharmony,” External link

todayonline Friday, July 22, 2016 3:22:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “Extremism has no place in Singapore – it cannot and must not take root here,” “We take a very strong stance against terrorist propaganda and we will take decisive action as necessary. Hence, I have instructed for the publication to be prohibited in Singapore” External link

todayonline Friday, July 22, 2016 3:22:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "As policy makers, our role is to provide the infrastructure and policies to create a more inclusive environment," "This means finding ways in which technology can help to improve our processes and services - making technology accessible to those who need it, and ensuring that persons with disabilities can afford devices that suit their needs" External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, July 21, 2016 6:52:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “Our pioneers have (given) us the spirit of self-help and in that process, bequeathed to us a legacy of key institutions... We should build on what our pioneers have contributed, consolidate our efforts to bring greater gain for our community, and enhance what we have achieved thus far” External link

todayonline Friday, July 15, 2016 7:37:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim added : “At the end of the day, Islam is such a religion where you can forgive and forget,” “If you are prepared to come back to the straight path, we are prepared to embrace you” External link

todayonline Wednesday, July 6, 2016 4:41:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim wrote : "Praying for comfort to the families of those killed, and for the safety and recovery of those injured" External link

todayonline Wednesday, June 29, 2016 8:58:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "This is what Singapore is all about - working together. It may be a mosque, or a temple, or a church, but in Singapore, we basically fulfil the needs of our congregants, but we must also try to integrate ourselves with the wider community," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, June 27, 2016 7:17:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim says : “Many times, family members of the patients face troubles with crossing the checkpoint and accompanying them. We drive them from there directly to the hospital and assist them with getting the correct treatment,” External link

jpost Sunday, June 26, 2016 12:14:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim added : "I think it's a good sign that he has discharged so early and the recovery has gone beyond what we all can imagine. I hope we can also give him time for him to fully recover. He's an integral part of our team we want to make sure that he can recover as quickly as possible and come back to work," External link

channelnewsasia Saturday, June 25, 2016 9:56:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “If this pilot is successful, we could potentially expand Wireless@SG to reach more outdoor areas in a sustainable manner and bring the public Wifi coverage in Singapore to the next level,” External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, May 31, 2016 4:07:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “If this pilot is successful, we could potentially expand Wireless@SG to reach more outdoor areas in a sustainable manner and bring the public Wifi coverage in Singapore to the next level,” External link

todayonline Tuesday, May 31, 2016 8:29:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “If successful, it would prove that data centres need not be run in tightly-controlled cooled environments. Not only would it expand the geographical limitation of siting data centres, it would also cut back on the existing requirements for the running of such centres” External link

todayonline Monday, May 30, 2016 6:15:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "Design is an important enabler of economic growth," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, March 13, 2015 2:26:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “I understand that many people are concerned and anxious about Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s condition. I have been informed that he is stable and that the doctors are monitoring him closely,” External link

todayonline Saturday, February 28, 2015 12:07:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “I understand that many people are concerned and anxious about Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s condition. I have been informed that he is stable and that the doctors are monitoring him closely,” External link

todayonline Friday, February 27, 2015 7:47:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “We will start (the Parenting PACT programme) for parents with children below 14, and over time we will extend this to parents with children below the age of 21,” External link

todayonline Thursday, February 26, 2015 7:33:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “We will start (the Parenting PACT programme) with children below 14, and over time we will extend this to children below the age of 21,” External link

todayonline Thursday, February 26, 2015 4:58:00 PM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : “The Government is committed to building Singapore’s tech entrepreneurial ecosystem. Our aim is to cultivate start-up growth through the value chain, from ideation, acceleration, incubation to expansion to build a strong pipeline of Singapore tech start-ups. BASH will be Singapore’s biggest integrated start-up facility, where entrepreneurs, start-up accelerators, incubators and investors can tap on the complete spectrum of activities under one roof,” External link

todayonline Wednesday, February 11, 2015 10:55:00 AM EAT

Yaacob Ibrahim said : "They should not be the sole domain of any one stakeholder, whether governmental, inter-governmental or non-governmental," External link

news-yahoo Monday, February 9, 2015 9:55:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
minister for communications and information57.34%EN10/03/201703/10/2017
minister of information and communication0.35%EN09/19/201719/09/2017
singaporean minister of information and communication0.35%EN09/19/201719/09/2017
communications and information minister11.19%EN08/16/201716/08/2017
information minister7.69%EN08/16/201716/08/2017
minister4.90%EN08/16/201716/08/2017
minister of communications and information3.15%EN07/27/201727/07/2017
Minister6.64%EN06/01/201701/06/2017
minister for communication and information0.70%EN02/28/201728/02/2017
first assistant0.70%EN12/05/201605/12/2016
defence minister0.35%EN11/13/201613/11/2016
minister for defence0.70%EN11/12/201612/11/2016
minister for information and communications0.70%EN11/10/201610/11/2016
minister of information and communications0.70%EN10/12/201612/10/2016
singaporean minister of information and communications0.70%EN10/12/201612/10/2016
information minister2.80%SA09/10/201410/09/2014
minister for communications and information1.05%SA09/10/201410/09/2014
Names Lang Count
Yaacob IbrahimEN97.33%
Yaacob IbrahimSA1.60%
Yaacob IbrahimFR1.07%
Yaakoob IbrahimEN0.00%


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