Archive for the ‘Event’ Category

Lee Kuan Yew surfaces after two months of silence.  CNA: President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, has conferred the Order of Honour on Singapore’s former Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew. Mr Lee was honoured on 10 September 2013 for his substantial contribution to strengthening friendship and cooperation with the Russian Federation and development of […]


Lee Kuan Yew is still alive and grinning.  CNA: Former Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew hosted a dinner for former US Secretary of State George Shultz on Monday evening. The private event was held at Sky on 57th at the Marina Bay Sands. Mr Lee and Mr Shultz have been good friends for more than […]


Lee Kuan Yew turns 90.  CNA, in an article worthy of the Korean Central News Agency: Singapore’s founding Prime Minister and former Minister Mentor, Lee Kuan Yew, received a standing ovation from Members of Parliament and Cabinet Ministers in Parliament’s Chamber on Monday on the occasion of his 90th birthday. The standing ovation came after […]


More Lee worship, as always printed by SPH.  ST: A bilingual pictorial book that chronicles the life of Mr Lee Kuan Yew was launched on Friday, to commemorate his 90th birthday on Sept 16. Titled Lee Kuan Yew: A Life in Pictures, the 268-page book contains a curated collection of about 480 photographs. It includes […]


Sycophancy kicks into overdrive as Lee’s 90th birthday approaches, with an organisation Lee founded awarding him, but the man himself is absent.  CNA: Singapore’s founding Prime Minister and former Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew was on Thursday presented with the Business China Lifetime Achievement Award in celebration of his upcoming 90th birthday on September 16. […]


Lee Kuan Yew gets a head start on celebrating his own birthday.  ST: Although he was feeling unwell, former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew yesterday continued his perfect record of turning up at every National Day dinner of his Tanjong Pagar ward. Mr Lee, who turns 90 next month, was feeling weak yesterday but refused to […]


The cult of personality has taken form with a bust that resembles Homer Simpson.  At least Lee had the courtesy not to show up, but expect much more of this after he dies.  CNA: The Singapore University of Technology and Design is now home to a bronze bust of former Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew. […]


ST: Former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew planted a rain tree at Holland Village Park on Sunday, continuing a what has become an unbroken 50-year tradition. On the same day in 1963, Mr Lee planted a mempat tree at Farrer Circus, then a traffic roundabout, to signify the start of an island-wide tree-planting campaign.  


Lee Kuan Yew pops up in public after an absence of several months. No video, no speeches, only photos.  ST: The National University of Singapore (NUS) has conferred an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws on Singapore’s first Prime Minister. The award is in recognition of Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s achievements as a visionary statesman […]


Lee Kuan Yew makes his first appearance since his hospitalisation.  CNA: Former Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew said that one key factor for Singapore’s success is the confidence people have in the country.  Mr Lee was speaking at a dialogue organised by Standard Chartered Bank on Wednesday evening. Joining Mr Lee for the dialogue were […]



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