Archive for July, 2011

Lee Kuan Yew once again tells people to stick with the PAP.  ST: FORMER prime minister Lee Kuan Yew has warned of the dangers of Singapore moving towards a two-party system and electing weak and ineffective governments. The progress made by the country since independence is not cast in stone and would ‘spiral downwards’ with […]

Lee Kuan Yew is prognosticating again.  CNA, with video: Former Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew said Singapore would not be able to punch above its own weight if it were to depend on talent from its own population.  Mr Lee said: “For some time, the Singaporean has felt the competition from talented foreigners. But these […]

Lee Kuan Yew to be immortalized on film before he dies.  Sina (Chinese) via AsiaOne: Hong Kong actor Tony Leung is set to play the young Lee Kuan Yew in an upcoming movie called ‘1965’, reported Heavyweights such as Maggie Cheung and Hollywood actress Julianne Moore are also slated to star in the movie, […]

Lee Kuan Yew isn’t retired just yet.  ST: THE Prime Minister has decided that the Government will continue to provide staff support to Mr Lee Kuan Yew and Mr Goh Chok Tong. Both men, who stepped down from the Cabinet in May, continue to make significant contributions to Singapore, especially internationally, the Prime Minister’s Office […]

Lee Kuan Yew opines on China and shares his views on eugenics again.  ST via LexisNexis: CHINA’S next helmsman, Mr Xi Jinping, may not have announced what he plans for the country, but he will seek a legacy as weighty as that of his four predecessors. And if one had to guess what the ‘Xi […]

A professor at NUS does a survey that’s studiously ignored by the government media.  AP via Winnipeg Free Press: Fewer Singaporeans consider the ruling People’s Action Party to be credible after the party’s worst election results since independence, a survey showed Friday. … Perhaps the biggest change since the election was the resignation of Lee […]