Posts Tagged ‘lee kuan yew’

Lee Kuan Yew is dead.  PMO: The Prime Minister is deeply grieved to announce the passing of Mr Lee Kuan Yew, the founding Prime Minister of Singapore. Mr Lee passed away peacefully at the Singapore General Hospital today at 3.18am. He was 91. Arrangements for the public to pay respects and for the funeral proceedings […]


The Prime Minister’s Office continues to set new press release shortness records: Mr Lee Kuan Yew has weakened further today.  


The end is near.  CNN: The health of Singapore’s first prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew, who has been in hospital with pneumonia since February 5, has deteriorated further, the government said Wednesday. The Prime Minister’s Office had said Tuesday that Lee, 91, who is on a ventilator in the intensive care unit of Singapore General […]


CNA:  Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s condition remains largely unchanged since the previous update on Saturday, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) said in a statement on Friday (Mar 6). His doctors are continuing to monitor his condition, the statement added. In a Feb 28 statement, the PMO said: “He remains sedated and on mechanical ventilation in […]


Lee Kuan Yew apparently remains alive, barely.  ST: Former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew remains warded in the Intensive Care Unit at the Singapore General Hospital (SGH), according to a statement from the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) on Thursday morning. Mr Lee is still sedated and on mechanical ventilation, the statement said. It added that […]


Wall Street Journal: Former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew has been hospitalized since early this month with severe pneumonia and remains in intensive care, though his condition has stabilized, a statement from the Prime Minister’s office said Saturday. Mr. Lee, 91, was admitted to Singapore General Hospital on Feb. 5 and is breathing with the […]


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 […]



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