Archive for the ‘Advance notice’ Category

ST advertising ST books again: A new book by former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew will be launched on Aug 6. Titled One Man’s View of the World, the 400-page volume covers Mr Lee’s views on the future of the major powers and regions of the world. He also writes about the global economy and […]

Lee Kuan Yew is still trotting the globe, and state media reporters now have to type out “Former Minister Mentor and current Senior Advisor to the Government Investment Corporation of Singapore (GIC), Mr Lee Kuan Yew” instead of “MM”.  CNA: Former Minister Mentor and current Senior Advisor to the Government Investment Corporation of Singapore (GIC), […]

Lee Kuan Yew plans to stay in Parliament.  87 years old now, he will be 92 by the end of the five-year term.  CNA: Singapore’s Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew has confirmed his candidacy for Tanjong Pagar GRC in the coming general election. In a video posted on the People’s Action Party’s website, Mr Lee […]

Figuring out what happens after Lee Kuan Yew dies — via art.  Time Out Singapore: What happens when Uncle Harry dies? That’s the question curator Valentine Willie asks of veteran Singapore artists Tang Da Wu, Jimmy Ong, Zai Kuning, Jason Lim and Vincent Leow, as well as the newer-generation Genevieve Chua, Alecia Neo and Jason […]

Lee Kuan Yew drops in to the Shanghai Expo.  Straits Times: Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew arrives in Shanghai on Thursday at the start of a 10-day visit to China and Japan. The China leg, which includes Shanghai and capital Beijing, is Mr Lee’s 32nd visit to the country since 1976. The trip also comes […]

AsiaOne puts lingering rumors to rest: Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew will visit the United Kingdom from tomorrow until Friday, March 12. He will meet First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, Lord Peter Mandelson, and Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr Alistair Darling. MM Lee will also meet former Prime […]

Straits Times: MINISTER Mentor Lee Kuan Yew is in Paris on a five-day visit which started on Tuesday. He is attending a meeting of the International Advisory Committee of French oil company Total International. A statement from the Prime Minister’s Office said that while in the French capital, Mr Lee will also meet French government […]

Mahathir attacks Lee once again.  Temasek Review: Former Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamed has poured scorn on the oratory skills of Singapore’s former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew in a documentary – “Mahathir” shown on the Starhub History Channel last Sunday at 8pm. … The elder statesman was no fan of Lee and […]

Lee Kuan Yew meets Secretary of State Hillary Clinton today.  US State Dept: 4:30 p.m. Secretary Clinton holds a Bilateral Meeting with Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew of Singapore, in the Treaty Room at the Department of State. UPDATE: Official remarks (just a few meaningless pleasantries) and video now available on State Dept site.

Lee Kuan Yew meets Barack Obama on Friday October 30th.  AFP: President Barack Obama will meet Singapore’s founding father Lee Kuan Yew next week, the White House said Friday, as the US leader gears up for his first official visit to Asia. Obama will host Lee, who now serves as a senior cabinet advisor, at […]