Posts Tagged ‘lee kuan yew’

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. […]


Malaysia Chronicle: Malaysia is prepared to lose its talent through its race-based policies in order to maintain the dominance of one race, said Lee Kuan Yew in his new book which was launched tonight in Singapore. And although Malaysia has acknowledged the fact that they are losing these talents and is making an attempt to […]


Malaysia Chronicle gives the first non-sugar-coated review: Former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad is more used to ‘dishing’ it out to his foes. The 88-year-old is seldom at the receiving end, partly because most people who know him would also know better than to cross him. Mahathir is also famous for his selective memory, which is […]


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 […]



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