Showcase to engage Singaporeans on Founders'
Lee Kuan Yew
Showcase to engage Singaporeans on Founders' Memorial launchedTODAYonlineThe idea for a Founder's Memorial was first mooted by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in April 2015, three weeks after his father, founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, died. These discussions led to the formation of a 15-member steering committee ...and more »
Posted on 12 March 2017 | 9:42 pm
SingPost releases stamps marking NS50
Channel NewsAsiaSingPost releases stamps marking NS50 featuring Lee Kuan Yew and Goh Keng SweeTODAYonline... passing of the National Service Bill in Parliament in 1967, among others. Founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew and former Minister for Defence, Dr Goh Keng Swee, are also featured on the stamps for their roles in the introduction of National ...Stamps to mark 50 years of National Service to be launched Mar 14Channel NewsAsiaSingPost launches new stamp set to celebrate 50 years of National ServiceThe Straits Timesall 3 news articles »
Posted on 12 March 2017 | 9:36 pm
Lim Kit Siang – the dynastic dictator like
Malaysia Outlook (press release) (registration)Lim Kit Siang – the dynastic dictator like his mentor Lee Kuan YewMalaysia Outlook (press release) (registration)Three years after Merdeka and soon after Lim Guan Eng was born, Lim Kit Siang decided to leave Malaysia and to make a new life for himself in Singapore. His close association with Singapore's leader, Lee Kuan Yew, started when Kit Siang became C.V. ...
Posted on 12 March 2017 | 7:26 pm
Teen blogger seeking US asylum fears return
Teen blogger seeking US asylum fears return to SingaporeMacau Daily TimesHe caused a stir in 2015 as the city-state was mourning the death of its first prime minister and he posted an explicative-laden and, at times, crude video about Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew just after his death. Such open criticism of political leaders ...
Posted on 12 March 2017 | 4:49 pm
Why teachers should stop saying 'must try
Malay Mail OnlineWhy teachers should stop saying 'must try harder'Malay Mail OnlineLook, if you've been getting 2nd Upper all this while and you're pretty damn sure you can do a Lee Kuan Yew and hit that 1st Class then, for the love of Wolverine, GO AND KILL IT. But if you know you can't play the academic game very well, but your ...
Posted on 12 March 2017 | 4:27 pm
Lee Kuan Yew
In the wake of Lee Kuan Yew’s death, Bongbong even declared with dead seriousness that the Philippines could have been another Singapore had his father’s 20-year stay in power not been cut short by the Edsa People Power revolt. This week, he was back ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 4:59 am
From Third World To First - The Singapore
From the Memoirs of Lee Kuan Yew My first visit to Sri Lanka was in April 1956 on my way to London. That same year, Solomon West Ridgeway Dias Bandaranaike won the election as leader of the new Sri Lanka Freedom Party and became prime minister. reaction ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 4:55 am
The Lee side
Secondly, this will be the first election since the outpouring of grief that followed the death in March of Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s founding prime minister. The current prime minister and leader of the PAP is his 63-year-old son, Lee Hsien Loong ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:37 pm
Transport Minister's a thankless job, Mr Lee
Founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew once told former transport minister Raymond Lim that helming the transport portfolio was "a thankless job". In "quintessentially Lee Kuan Yew fashion", he then added: "But someone here has to do it." Mr Lim recounted ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:27 pm
Transport Minister post is a thankless job,
SINGAPORE: During his time heading the transport ministry, the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew asked to meet one day, where they discussed various matters relating to transport, such as Electronic Road Pricing and Certificate of Entitlement, outgoing Member of ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 2:21 pm