Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong trembles, falls during National Day speech
( Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong trembles, falls during National Day speech )
– (CNN) Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has announced he will take a week of leave after he shocked a live television audience Sunday, swaying and gripping the podium two hours into his address.Sweat pouring down his face, the audience gasped as Lee’s expression turned blank and he started to fall.The Singaporean leader didn’t collapse but had to be helped off the stage in front of a packed auditorium by Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen , after what Ng described as a “fainting spell.” .
Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong to travel to India, President Pranab Mukherjee’s visit likely soon
( Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong to travel to India, President Pranab Mukherjee’s visit likely soon )
– SINGAPORE: Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will visit India in October while President Pranab Mukherjee ‘s trip to the city-state is also on the cards in the near future, it was announced here today.In a congratulatory message on India’s 70th Independence Day, President Tony Tan Keng Yam said he looks forward to receiving his Indian counterpart Mukherjee in Singapore in the near future.”With fond memories of the warm hospitality extended to my delegation when I visited India last February, I look forward to receiving Your Excellency in Singapore in the near future,” said Tan in the message to President Mukherjee.In a separate congratulatory message to Prime Minister Narendra Modi , Lee said he looks forward to visiting India in October.”I look forward to meeting you again when I visit India in October to explore new avenues of cooperation,” he said. .
Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong returns to finish speech at NDR 2016 after being taken ill
( Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong returns to finish speech at NDR 2016 after being taken ill )
– SINGAPORE: The Republic’s National Day Rally on Sunday (Aug 21) was temporarily suspended after Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong was taken ill, but the Singaporean leader returned just over an hour later to conclude his speech.An initial statement from the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) said Mr Lee was being attended to by a medical team, who had assessed that his condition was not serious.An hour later an updated statement read: “PM was feeling unsteady because of prolonged standing, heat and dehydration. .
All normal for PM Lee Hsien Loong after late-night check-up at SGH: Vivian Balakrishnan, Singapore News & Top Stories
( All normal for PM Lee Hsien Loong after late-night check-up at SGH: Vivian Balakrishnan, Singapore News & Top Stories )
– SINGAPORE – A late-night check-up for Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong after he was taken ill during Sunday (Aug 21) night’s National Day Rally has indicated that he is fine.Foreign Affairs Minister Vivian Balakrishnan, in a Facebook post on Monday morning, said that Mr Lee, 64, had gone to the Singapore General Hospital for more tests following the rally at ITE College Central.”We then went to SGH for more tests – which were all normal before calling it a night around 1.30am,” Dr Balakrishnan wrote. .