Posts Tagged ‘mrs lee kuan yew’

Lee Kuan Yew at his wife’s funeral. Today: One by one, family members placed pink carnations beside her body and said their final goodbyes. Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew, who earlier described his grief at his wife’s death as beyond words, then placed a large, red rose beside his wife’s body. He edged closer, paused […]


Full text at AsiaOne: I brought her home on July 3, 2008. The doctors expected her to last a few weeks. She lived till October 2, 2 years and 3 months. She remained lucid. They gave time for me and my children to come to terms with the inevitable. In the final few months, her […]


Lee Kuan Yew’s first public appearance since his wife’s death.  CNA: Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew arrived at the wake of his wife Kwa Geok Choo at Sri Temasek, the official residence of the Prime Minister and located within the Istana grounds, on Monday evening. Mr Lee had over the past month been sharing how […]


Lee Kuan Yew’s wife Kwa Geok Choo has died.  Channel NewsAsia: Madam Kwa Geok Choo – the wife of Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew, and mother of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has died on Saturday. Mrs Lee Kuan Yew, age 89, passed away peacefully at home at 5.40 pm. A statement from the Prime […]


Brief mention in Reuters about the health of Kwa Geok Choo, Lee Kuan Yew’s wife. Lee said his wife Kwa Geok Choo, 87, is in stable condition after suffering two recent strokes. “My wife has been weakened after two strokes in May and in June. She is stable at present,” he said.


Prime Minister’s Office via CNA. This statement, too, has not been made public on the PMO website. Mrs Lee Kuan Yew making steady progress after surgery A statement from Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew’s office said that Mrs Lee is currently making slow but steady progress after undergoing surgery on May 17. It added that […]



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