Posts Tagged ‘lee kuan yew’

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 opining at Forbes: Barring any major disruption, the speed at which China is growing in terms of total GDP will enable it to catch up to the U.S. by 2020. China will then go on to surpass America. … I believe that during the next 30 years the Chinese will have no […]


Geoff Wade opines that Lee’s successor might be George Yeo. Malay Mail: At a time not too far distant, Lee Kuan Yew, the font of all authority, legitimacy, orthodoxy and indeed fear in Singapore for over 50 years will no longer be with us. It is thus perhaps appropriate to begin discussing what the absence […]


Ignore the title, Tommy Koh appears to be the only Singaporean with a pair of testicles today.  CNA: Monday’s event, organized by the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, also coincided with the 9th anniversary of the school. The conference was attended by some 600 thought leaders who included former politicians, academics and diplomats. […]


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 […]


Lee lambasts the opposition again.  Yahoo! News: Singapore’s founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew says Member of Parliament (MP) for Aljunied Group Representation Constituency (GRC) Chen Show Mao has not lived up to expectations. In his new book titled “One Man’s View of the World”, the former minister mentor said that with credentials such as […]


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. […]



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