Archive for February, 2010

The Temasek Review asks a simple question. If you were to ask 10 elderly Singaporeans in the streets randomly who the Prime Minister of Singapore is, chances are quite a number will answer “Lau Lee” in reference to Singapore’s octogenarian leader Lee Kuan Yew. Lee was the first Prime Minister of Singapore from 1959 to […]

Lee Kuan Yew in Johor Bahru. Straits Times: MINISTER Mentor Lee Kuan Yew yesterday called on Sultan Ibrahim Ismail of Johor at the Istana Besar here to express his condolences over the death of the latter’s father, the late Sultan Iskandar Ismail. During their 30-minute meeting in the palace’s throne room yesterday afternoon, Sultan Ibrahim […]

CNA: Singapore’s future over the next five to 10 years is an “optimistic” one, said Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew, and the tourism sector will reflect that. Speaking in Mandarin at Tanjong Pagar GRC’s Chinese New Year celebration dinner Thursday evening, Mr Lee said the two integrated resorts (IRs) have hired about 16,000 Singaporean workers, […]