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  Dr Yaacob Ibrahim, Minister for Communications and Information and Minister-in-charge of Cybersecurity, will visit Canberra, Australia and Wellington, New Zealand from 26 to 30 March 2018.

2   In Canberra, Minister Yaacob will call on Mr Angus Taylor, the Australian Minister for Cybersecurity, and meet counterparts overseeing cyber security, to discuss strategies and partnerships between the two countries to strengthen this strategic area. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull have identified cyber security as a key area for close cooperation at the recent ASEAN-Australia Special Summit. 

3   Minister Yaacob will also meet the Australian counterparts overseeing infocomm media, digital economy, libraries and archives, and digital transformation, to exchange learning points.

4   In Wellington, Minister Yaacob will call on Ms Clare Curran, New Zealand’s Minster of Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media, to discuss cyber security cooperation, and exchange views on digital economy and addressing deliberate online falsehoods. 

5   Minister Yaacob will also call on Ms Tracey Martin, New Zealand’s Minister of Internal Affairs, to discuss ongoing cooperation, including the National Library Board’s Agreement on Cooperation with the National Library of New Zealand. They will also discuss plans to enhance the libraries’ bilateral knowledge sharing and collaborations. 

6   Minister Yaacob will be accompanied by officials from the Ministry of Communications and Information, the Cyber Security Agency and the National Library Board.


Speech by Dr Yaacob Ibrahim, Minister for Communications and Information, at the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA)’s Annual Partners’ Appreciation on 6 April 2018 (Friday), at 7.05pm, at the Theatre at Mediacorp Speeches Infocomm Media 06 Apr 18
Opening Remarks by Mr Chee Hong Tat, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Communications and Information and Ministry Of Health at The Commonwealth Alliance of Young Entrepreneurs Youth Business Conference 2018 on 2 April 2018, 10:00am, Copthorne King’s Hotel Speeches Public Comms 02 Apr 18
Opening speech by Dr Janil Puthucheary, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Communications and Information, and Ministry of Education, at the inaugural Supercomputing Asia 2018 Conference, Resorts World Convention Centre, Sentosa, on 27 March 2018 Speeches Infocomm Media 27 Mar 18
Working Visit to Australia and New Zealand by Minister Yaacob Ibrahim Press Releases Cyber Security, Infocomm Media, Libraries 25 Mar 18
Closing Speech for Second Reading on Films (Amendment) Bill by Dr Yaacob Ibrahim, Minister for Communications and Information, during Parliamentary Sitting on 21 March 2018 Speeches, Parliament QAs Infocomm Media 21 Mar 18
Opening Speech for Second Reading on Films (Amendment) Bill by Dr Yaacob Ibrahim, Minister for Communications and Information, during Parliamentary Sitting on 21 March 2018 Speeches Infocomm Media 21 Mar 18