Archive for the ‘Spotted’ Category

Lee Kuan Yew makes a brief but silent appearance on video, standing unassisted and placing a hand on a globe. CNA: Former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew joined Tanjong Pagar and Radin Mas residents for the annual Tree Planting Day on Sunday (Nov 2). It was Mr Lee who started the tree planting campaign in […]


Lee Kuan Yew visits an exhibition largely about himself.  ST: Former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew paid a visit on Wednesday to The Battle For Merger exhibition at the National Library, which showcases 12 radio talks he gave in 1961 to convince Singaporeans of the need for merger with Malaya. During his visit, Mr Lee […]


Lee Kuan Yew turns 91.  ST: Sticking to his routine, former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew spent part of his 91st birthday yesterday having his usual Chinese lessons. Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong wrote about it on his Facebook page, saying he had gone to Mr Lee’s office to wish him “Happy Birthday”. Mr Lee […]


Lee Kuan Yew makes an appearance, but no speeches or even words this year.  ST: Former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew continued his unbroken record of attending every single national day dinner in his Tanjong Pagar constituency on Wednesday night. Mr Lee, 90, was warmly greeted with a long round of loud applause and cheers […]


CNA sets off unintentional waves in cyberspace, no followup yet from the MSM.  Malaysia Chronicle: A new picture of Singapore’s first prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew, who is now 90 years old, has drawn concern from people on Singapore’s internet space. Recently, state broadcaster Channel NewsAsia tweeted this photo of former Singapore prime minister Lee […]


Back from the hospital, Lee is trotted out for the media.  Straits Times: Former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew attended an annual Chinese New Year party for grassroots leaders at the Istana on Sunday evening. The Chinese New Year garden party was hosted by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Cabinet ministers. It was the […]


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 […]


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 […]


Lee disclaims responsibility for the results of his own policy.  Malay Mail: Singapore’s founding father Lee Kuan Yew has denied his policies were to blame for the city’s low birth rate, and said financial handouts for young couples would not solve the problem. In excerpts from a new book to be launched later today, Lee […]


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.  



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