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    Sep 29, 2016

    3 S'pore-Japan pacts signed on PM Lee's visit

    THREE agreements - in trade, infrastructure and technology - were inked between Singapore and Japan yesterday on the sidelines of a conference to mark 50 years of bilateral ties.

    The pacts were signed at a business symposium held by The Straits Times and Japanese media group Nikkei Business Publications at the United Nations University in Tokyo.

    Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, who is in Tokyo for a four-day official visit, witnessed the exchange of the documents with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on the sidelines of a bilateral meeting held yesterday evening.

    The trade agreement, for instance, aims to boost connectivity between both countries.