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The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (Abbreviation: A*STAR; Chinese: 新加坡科技研究局) is a statutory board under the Ministry of Trade and Industry of Singapore.
Allen & Unwin is an Australian independent publishing company, established in Australia in 1976 as a subsidiary of the British firm George Allen & Unwin Ltd., which was founded by Sir Stanley Unwin in August 1914 and went on to become one of the leading publishers of the twentieth century.
An ambassador is an official envoy, especially a high-ranking diplomat who represents a state and is usually accredited to another sovereign state or to an international organization as the resident representative of their own government or sovereign or appointed for a special and often temporary diplomatic assignment.
Asia-Pacific or Asia Pacific (abbreviated as APAC, Asia-Pac, AsPac, APJ, JAPA or JAPAC) is the part of the world in or near the Western Pacific Ocean.
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is a regional intergovernmental organization comprising ten Southeast Asian countries that promotes intergovernmental cooperation and facilitates economic, political, security, military, educational, and sociocultural integration amongst its members, other Asian countries, and globally.
The Bengal Presidency was once the largest subdivision (presidency) of British India, with its seat in Calcutta (now Kolkata).
Bengkulu, historically known as Bencoolen or British Bencoolen, is one of the Provinces of Indonesia and is located in the southwest coast of Sumatra.
The Cabinet of Singapore forms the Government (executive branch) of Singapore together with the President of Singapore.
Cambridge University Press (CUP) is the publishing business of the University of Cambridge.
Capital punishment is a legal penalty in Singapore.
A casting vote is a vote that someone may exercise (occasionally in addition to a normal vote as a member of the body) to resolve a deadlock.
The Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB), established in 1971, is the primary drug enforcement agency in Singapore responsible for coordinating all matters pertaining to drug eradication.
In Singapore, the Central Provident Fund (CPF; Chinese: 公积金, Pinyin: Gōngjījīn) is a compulsory comprehensive savings plan for working Singaporeans and permanent residents primarily to fund their retirement, healthcare, and housing needs.
The Central Singapore Community Development Council is one of five Community Development Councils (CDCs) set up across the Republic of Singapore to aid in local administration of governmental policies and schemes.
The act of cession is the assignment of property to another entity.
The Royal Institute of International Affairs, commonly known as Chatham House, is a non-profit, non-governmental organisation based in London whose mission is to analyse and promote the understanding of major international issues and current affairs.
Chief executive officer (CEO) is the position of the most senior corporate officer, executive, administrator, or other leader in charge of managing an organization especially an independent legal entity such as a company or nonprofit institution.
The Chief Minister of Singapore was the head of government of the Crown colony of Singapore until its abolition on 3 June 1959 replaced by the role of Prime Minister.
A coalition government is a cabinet of a parliamentary government in which many or multiple political parties cooperate, reducing the dominance of any one party within that "coalition".
The Colonial Office was a government department of the Kingdom of Great Britain and later of the United Kingdom, first created to deal with the colonial affairs of British North America but needed also to oversee the increasing number of colonies of the British Empire.
The Commissioner of Police (abbreviation: CP) is the top-ranking police officer of the Singapore Police Force.
The Commonwealth of Nations, often known as simply the Commonwealth, is an intergovernmental organisation of 53 member states that are mostly former territories of the British Empire.
A Community Development Council (abbreviation: CDC; Chinese: 社区发展理事会; Majlis Pembangunan Masyarakat; சமூக மேம்பாட்டு மன்றம்) is a government-led programme to organise grassroot organisations and community programmes into smaller, local units as a bridge between the government and the community.
The Constitution of the Republic of Singapore is the supreme law of Singapore.
Transparency International (TI) has published the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) since 1995, annually ranking countries "by their perceived levels of corruption, as determined by expert assessments and opinion surveys." The CPI generally defines corruption as "the misuse of public power for private benefit".
The Court of Appeal of the Republic of Singapore is the nation's highest court and its court of final appeal.
Crown colony, dependent territory and royal colony are terms used to describe the administration of United Kingdom overseas territories that are controlled by the British Government.
David Saul Marshall DKJP (12 March 1908 – 12 December 1995) was a Singaporean politician and lawyer who served as Singapore's first Chief Minister from 1955 to 1956.
Defamation, calumny, vilification, or traducement is the communication of a false statement that, depending on the law of the country, harms the reputation of an individual, business, product, group, government, religion, or nation.
Denise Phua Lay Peng ("", Candidate Profiles, People's Action Party, Retrieved on 28 October 2008. born 9 December 1959) is a Singaporean politician and disability rights activist.
Desmond Choo Pey Ching is a Singaporean politician and Assistant Secretary-General of National Trades Union Congress (NTUC).
In parliamentary and some semi-presidential systems, a dissolution of parliament is the dispersal of a legislature at the call of an election.
Domestic policy are administrative decisions that are directly related to all issues and activity within a nation's borders.
The East India Company (EIC), also known as the Honourable East India Company (HEIC) or the British East India Company and informally as John Company, was an English and later British joint-stock company, formed to trade with the East Indies (in present-day terms, Maritime Southeast Asia), but ended up trading mainly with Qing China and seizing control of large parts of the Indian subcontinent.
The economy of Singapore is a highly developed free-market economy.
The executive is the organ exercising authority in and holding responsibility for the governance of a state.
"Factory" (from Latin facere, meaning "to do"; feitoria, factorij, factorerie, comptoir) was the common name during the medieval and early modern eras for an entrepôt – which was essentially an early form of free-trade zone or transshipment point.
A federation (also known as a federal state) is a political entity characterized by a union of partially self-governing provinces, states, or other regions under a central (federal) government.
Fort William is a fort in Calcutta (Kolkata), built during the early years of the Bengal Presidency of British India.
Freedom of speech is a principle that supports the freedom of an individual or a community to articulate their opinions and ideas without fear of retaliation, censorship, or sanction.
General elections in Singapore must be held within three months after five years have elapsed from the date of the first sitting of a particular Parliament of Singapore.
Sir George William Rendel (23 February 1889 – 6 May 1979) was a British diplomat.
The High Court of the Republic of Singapore is the lower division of the Supreme Court of Singapore, the upper being the Court of Appeal.
The Housing & Development Board (Abbreviation: HDB; Lembaga Pembangunan dan Perumahan;; வீடமைப்பு வளர்ச்சிக் கழகம்) is the statutory board of the Ministry of National Development responsible for public housing in Singapore.
Sultan Hussein Mua'zzam Shah ibni Mahmud Shah Alam (1776 – 5 September 1835) was the 18th ruler of Johor-Riau.
The Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (Abbreviation: ICA) is the border control agency of the Singapore Government.
Immovable property is an immovable object, an item of property that cannot be moved without destroying or altering it – property that is fixed to the earth, such as land or a house.
Indonesia (or; Indonesian), officially the Republic of Indonesia (Republik Indonesia), is a transcontinental unitary sovereign state located mainly in Southeast Asia, with some territories in Oceania.
The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) is a statutory board under the Singapore Ministry of Law of the Singapore Government.
John Crawfurd (13 August 1783 – 11 May 1868) was a Scottish physician, colonial administrator and diplomat, and author.
Sir John Fearns Nicoll, (18991981) was a British colonial governor.
Johor or Johore is a Malaysian state, located in the southern portion of Peninsular Malaysia.
The judiciary (also known as the judicial system or court system) is the system of courts that interprets and applies the law in the name of the state.
Kolkata (also known as Calcutta, the official name until 2001) is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal.
The Labour Front was a political party in Singapore.
The Land Transport Authority (Abbreviation: LTA; Chinese: 陆路交通管理局 (shortform: 陆交局); Malay: Penguasa Pengangkutan Darat; நிலப் போக்குவரத்து வாரியம்) is a statutory board under the Ministry of Transport of Government of Singapore.
Lee Kuan Yew GCMG CH SPMJ (16 September 1923 – 23 March 2015), commonly referred to by his initials LKY, was the first Prime Minister of Singapore, governing for three decades.
A legal person (in legal contexts often simply person, less ambiguously legal entity) is any human or non-human entity, in other words, any human being, firm, or government agency that is recognized as having privileges and obligations, such as having the ability to enter into contracts, to sue, and to be sued.
Legislation (or "statutory law") is law which has been promulgated (or "enacted") by a legislature or other governing body or the process of making it.
The Legislative Assembly of the State of Singapore was the legislature of the government of Singapore from 1955 to 1965 and the predecessor of the Parliament of Singapore.
The Legislative Council of the Straits Settlements was a legislature formed on April 1, 1867, when the Straits Settlements was made a Crown colony.
A legislative session is the period of time in which a legislature, in both parliamentary and presidential systems, is convened for purpose of lawmaking, usually being one of two or more smaller divisions of the entire time between two elections.
A legislature is a deliberative assembly with the authority to make laws for a political entity such as a country or city.
Letters patent (always in the plural) are a type of legal instrument in the form of a published written order issued by a monarch, president, or other head of state, generally granting an office, right, monopoly, title, or status to a person or corporation.
LexisNexis Group is a corporation providing computer-assisted legal research as well as business research and risk management services.
The Library of Congress (LOC) is the research library that officially serves the United States Congress and is the de facto national library of the United States.
Lim Hwee Hua (Tan;; born 26 February 1959) is a Singaporean private equity investor and former politician.
Haji Omar Lim Yew Hock (15 October 1914 – 30 November 1984), born Lim Yew Hock, was a Singaporean and Malaysian politician of Chinese descent, who served as a Member of the Legislative Council and Assembly from 1948 to 1963, and the second Chief Minister of Singapore from 1956 to 1959.
The Governors of Singapore were the political leaders of Singapore during its pre-independence phase in the history of:Singapore.
The Governor of the Straits Settlements was appointed by the British East India Company until 1867, when the Straits Settlements became a crown colony.
In the Republic of Singapore, a Member of Parliament (MP) is a representative to the legislature of Singapore.
Low Yen Ling (born 17 August 1974) is a politician from Singapore.
Malacca (Melaka; மலாக்கா) dubbed "The Historic State", is a state in Malaysia located in the southern region of the Malay Peninsula, next to the Strait of Malacca.
Malaysia is a federal constitutional monarchy in Southeast Asia.
Dr Mohamad Maliki bin Osman (Jawi: محمد مالكي بن عثمان; born 19 July 1965) is a Singaporean politician.
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (Abbreviation: MPA; Chinese: 新加坡海事及港务管理局, Pinyin: Xīnjiāpō hǎishì jí gǎngwù gúanlǐjú; Malay: Lembaga Pelabuhan dan Maritim Singapura) is a statutory board under the Ministry of Transport of the Government of Singapore.
Constance Mary Turnbull (February 9, 1927 – September 5, 2008) was a British historian lauded for her lifetime of literary research writing contributing to the documentation of Asian history, and for her documentary work on The History of Singapore.
Minister of State is a title borne by politicians or officials in certain countries governed under a parliamentary system.
A minister without portfolio is either a government minister with no specific responsibilities or a minister who does not head a particular ministry.
The Ministry of Communications and Information (Abbreviation: MCI; Kementerian Perhubungan dan Penerangan; Chinese: 通讯及新闻部) is a ministry of the Government of Singapore.
The Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports (Abbreviation: MCYS; Chinese: 社会发展、青年及体育部; Kementerian Pembangunan Komuniti, Belia dan Sukan) was a ministry of the Government of Singapore tasked with, from the government's point of view, building a "cohesive and resilient" society in Singapore.
The Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth (Abbreviation: MCCY; Kementerian Kebudayaan, Masyarakat dan Belia;; கலாசார, சமூக, இளையர்துறை அமைச்சு) is a ministry of the Government of Singapore tasked, from the government's point of view, to "inspire Singaporeans through the arts and sports, strengthen community bonds, and promote volunteerism and philanthropy" in Singapore.
The Ministry of Defence (Abbreviation: MINDEF; Kementerian Pertahanan; Simplified Chinese: 新加坡国防部; தற்காப்பு அமைச்சு) is a ministry of the Government of Singapore entrusted with overseeing the national defence needs of the Republic of Singapore.
The Ministry of Education (Abbreviation: MOE; Kementerian Pendidikan; Chinese: 教育部; கல்வி அமைச்சு) is a ministry of the Government of Singapore that directs the formulation and implementation of policies related to education in Singapore.
The Ministry of Finance (Abbreviation: MOF; Kementerian Kewangan; Chinese: 财政部; நிதி அமைச்சு) is a ministry of the Government of Singapore responsible for responsible for designing regulatory policies and maintaining international standards and best practices in areas such as company law, accounting standards and corporate governance principles, to establish Singapore as an international business and financial centre.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Abbreviation: MFA; Kementerian Ehwal Luar Negeri; Chinese: 新加坡外交部) is a ministry of the Government of Singapore responsible for conducting and managing diplomatic relations between Singapore and other countries and regions.
The Ministry of Health (Abbreviation: MOH; Kementerian Kesihatan; Chinese: 新加坡卫生部; சுகாதார அமைச்சு) is a ministry of the Government of Singapore responsible for providing information, raising health awareness and education, ensuring the accessibility of health services, and monitoring the quality of health services provided to citizens and visitors in the Republic of Singapore.
The Ministry of Home Affairs (Abbreviation: MHA; Kementerian Ehwal Dalam Negeri; Chinese: 内政部; உள்துறை அமைச்சு) is a ministry of the Government of Singapore responsible for national security, public safety, civil defence, border control, and immigration.
The Ministry of Law (Abbreviation: MinLaw; Kementerian Undang-Undang) is a ministry of the Government of Singapore responsible for ensuring that Singapore's legal infrastructure is clear, efficacious and transparent.
The Ministry of Manpower (Abbreviation: MOM; Kementerian Tenaga Manusia; Chinese: 新加坡人力部) is a ministry of the Government of Singapore which is responsible for the formulation and implementation of labour policies related to the workforce in Singapore.
The Ministry of National Development (Abbreviation: MND; Kementerian Pembangunan Negara; is a ministry of the Government of Singapore that directs the formulation and implementation of policies related to land-use planning and infrastructure development.
The Ministry of Social and Family Development (Abbreviation: MSF; Kementerian Pembangunan Sosial dan Keluarga; Chinese: 社会及家庭发展部) is a ministry of the Government of Singapore focusing on nurturing resilient individuals, strong families and a caring society in Singapore.
The Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources (Abbreviation: MEWR; Kementerian Alam Sekitar dan Sumber Air; Chinese: 环境及水源部; சுற்றுப்புறம் மற்றும் நீர்வள அமைச்சு) formerly the Ministry of the Environment (ENV), is a ministry of the Government of Singapore responsible for providing a quality living environment and a high standard of public health, protected against the spread of communicable diseases.
The Ministry Of Trade and Industry (Abbreviation: MTI; Kementerian Perdagangan dan Perusahaan; Chinese: 贸工部; வர்த்தக, தொழில் அமைச்சு) is a ministry of the Government of Singapore that directs the formulation of policies related to the development of trade and industry in Singapore.
The Ministry of Transport (Abbreviation: MOT; Kementerian Pengangkutan; Chinese: 交通部; போக்குவரத்து அமைச்சு) is a ministry in the Government of Singapore that administers and regulates land, sea and air transportation within the republic’s jurisdiction.
Multiracialism is an ideology used by people who want to acknowledge that most societies are composed of people from more than one races or different cultural background, a diverse mix of people with differences in ethnicity, language, culture, religion, or traditions, but are seeking to avoid supporting the policies and ideology associated with Multiculturalism.
The National Heritage Board (Abbreviation: NHB; Simplified Chinese: 国家文物局; Malay: Lembaga Warisan Negara; Tamil: தேசிய மரபுடைமைக் கழகம்) is a statutory board of the Singapore Government, under the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth (MCCY).
The National University of Singapore (NUS) is an autonomous research university in Singapore.
The North East Community Development Council (abbreviation: NE CDC) is one of five Community Development Councils (CDCs) set up across the Republic of Singapore to aid in local administration of governmental policies and schemes.
The North West Community Development Council (abbreviation: NW CDC) is one of five Community Development Councils (CDCs) set up across the Republic of Singapore to aid in local administration of governmental policies and schemes.
Oral history is the collection and study of historical information about individuals, families, important events, or everyday life using audiotapes, videotapes, or transcriptions of planned interviews.
The government of Singapore consists of several departments, known as ministries and statutory boards in Singapore.
Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.
The Parliament of Malaysia (Parlimen Malaysia) is the national legislature of Malaysia, based on the Westminster system.
The Parliament of the Republic of Singapore and the President jointly make up the legislature of Singapore, which is based on the Westminster system.
The Parliament of the United Kingdom, commonly known as the UK Parliament or British Parliament, is the supreme legislative body of the United Kingdom, the Crown dependencies and overseas territories.
A parliamentary secretary is a member of a Parliament in the Westminster system who assists a more senior minister with his or her duties.
Penang is a Malaysian state located on the northwest coast of Peninsular Malaysia, by the Malacca Strait.
The People's Action Party (abbreviation: PAP) is a major right-wingPartido de Ação Popular political party in Singapore.
The People's Association (PA;; Asosiasi Orang-Orang) is a Singaporean statutory board that oversees neighbourhood grassroots communities and social organisations.
The Permanent Secretary, in most departments officially titled the Permanent Under-secretary of State or PUS (although the full title is rarely used), is the most senior civil servant of a British Government ministry, charged with running the department on a day-to-day basis.
In company law, perpetual succession is the continuation of a corporation's or other organization's existence despite the death, bankruptcy, insanity, change in membership or an exit from the business of any owner or member, or any transfer of stock,etc.
A personal name or full name is the set of names by which an individual is known and that can be recited as a word-group, with the understanding that, taken together, they all relate to that one individual.
Personal property is generally considered property that is movable, as opposed to real property or real estate.
Political corruption is the use of powers by government officials or their network contacts for illegitimate private gain.
A political party is an organised group of people, often with common views, who come together to contest elections and hold power in government.
The politics of Singapore takes the form of a parliamentary representative democratic republic whereby the President of Singapore is the head of state, the Prime Minister of Singapore is the head of government, and of a multi-party system.
The Provinces of India, earlier Presidencies of British India and still earlier, Presidency towns, were the administrative divisions of British governance in the subcontinent.
The President of the Republic of Singapore is the country's head of state.
The Prime Minister of the Republic of Singapore (Perdana Menteri Republik Singapura; 新加坡共和國總理;, pinyin: Xīnjiāpō gònghéguó zǒnglǐ; சிங்கப்பூர் குடியரசின் பிரதமர், Ciṅkappūr kuṭiyaraciṉ piratamar) is the head of the government of the Republic of Singapore, and the most powerful person in Singapore.
The Prime Minister's Office (Abbreviation: PMO) is a ministerial level executive agency within the Government of Singapore that handles the ministries and other political matters that are of great importance to the nation, such as corruption and elections.
Public Law is an academic law journal published four times a year by Sweet & Maxwell.
Sir Richard Olaf Winstedt (2 August 1878 – 2 June 1966), or more commonly R. O. Winstedt, was an English Orientalist and colonial administrator with expertise in British Malaya.
Routledge is a British multinational publisher.
Sectionalism is loyalty to one's own region or section of the country, rather than to the country as a whole.
Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a sovereign city-state and island country in Southeast Asia.
The Singapore Democratic Party (abbrev: SDP;; சிங்கப்பூர் மக்களாட்சி; Parti Demokratik Singapura) is a social liberal political party in Singapore.
The GOV.SG Portal is the electronic communications platform of the Singapore Government and the official website to represent the Singapore government on the internet.
Singapore was one of the 14 states of Malaysia from 1963 to 1965.
The Singapore Land Authority (Abbreviation: SLA; Chinese: 新加坡土地管理局; Malay: Penguasa Tanah Singapura) is a statutory board under the Ministry of Law of the Singapore Government.
The Singapore Prison Service (Malay: Perkhidmatan Penjara Singapura; Chinese: 新加坡监狱署) is a government agency of the Government of Singapore under the hierarchy of the Ministry of Home Affairs.
General elections were held in Singapore on 30 May 1959.
The 2006 Singaporean parliamentary general election was held on 6 May 2006.
The South East Community Development Council (abbreviation: SE CDC) is one of five Community Development Councils (CDCs) set up across the Republic of Singapore to aid in local administration of governmental policies and schemes.
The South West Community Development Council (abbreviation: SW CDC) is one of five Community Development Councils (CDCs) set up across the Republic of Singapore to aid in local administration of governmental policies and schemes.
Southeast Asia or Southeastern Asia is a subregion of Asia, consisting of the countries that are geographically south of China, east of India, west of New Guinea and north of Australia.
Sir Thomas Stamford Bingley Raffles, FRS (6 July 1781 – 5 July 1826) was a British statesman, Lieutenant-Governor of British Java (1811–1815) and Governor-General of Bencoolen (1817–1822), best known for his founding of Modern Singapore.
The State Courts of Singapore (Formerly the Subordinate Courts) are one of the two tiers of the court system in Singapore, the other tier being the Supreme Court.
The statutory boards of the Singapore Government are organisations that have been given autonomy to perform an operational function by legal statutes passed as Acts in parliament.
A statutory instrument (SI) is the principal form in which delegated legislation is made in Great Britain.
Statutory rules and orders were the means by which delegated legislation used to be made in the United Kingdom between 1893 and 1974.
The Straits Settlements (Negeri-negeri Selat, نݢري٢ سلت) were a group of British territories located in Southeast Asia.
Sultan (سلطان) is a position with several historical meanings.
The Supreme Court of the Republic of Singapore is one of the two tiers of the court system in Singapore, the other tier being the State Courts.
A surname, family name, or last name is the portion of a personal name that indicates a person's family (or tribe or community, depending on the culture).
Temenggung (Jawi: تمڠݢوڠ; also Temenggong) is an old Malay title of nobility, usually given to the chief of public security.
Dr Teo Ho Pin (born 19 January 1960) is a Singaporean politician.
The Crown is the state in all its aspects within the jurisprudence of the Commonwealth realms and their sub-divisions (such as Crown dependencies, provinces, or states).
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Peninsula is an English language daily published from Doha, Qatar.
Thio Li-ann (born 10 March 1968) is a Singaporean law professor at the National University of Singapore.
Transparency International e.V. (TI) is an international non-governmental organization which is based in Berlin, Germany, and was founded in 1993.
The United States Government Publishing Office (GPO) (formerly the Government Printing Office) is an agency of the legislative branch of the United States federal government.
The Urban Redevelopment Authority (Abbreviation: URA; Chinese: 市区重建局; Malay: Lembaga Pembangunan Semula Bandar) is the national urban planning authority of Singapore, and a statutory board under the Ministry of National Development of the Singapore Government.
Major-General William Farquhar (26 February 1774 – 11 May 1839) was an employee of the East India Company, and the first British Resident and Commandant of colonial Singapore.
The Yang di-Pertuan Agong (literally "He Who Was Made Lord", Jawi: يڠ دڤرتوان اݢوڠ), also known as the King, is the monarch and head of state of Malaysia.
Yang di-Pertuan Negara, translated from Malay as "(he) who is Lord", is a title for the Head of State, and has been used as an official title at various times in Singapore and Brunei.
The 11th Parliament of Singapore was the previous Parliament of Singapore.