Archive for the ‘Rumour’ Category

Lee Kuan Yew is not dead.  Photo from ST, and ZDNet with the story the mainstream media in Singapore did not cover: Singapore celebrated its 47th birthday yesterday and as I do most years, I stayed in to watch the annual parade on the telly along with my fellow citizens. But this year was a little […]

A news article full of official denials that raises many more questions than it answers, the rumors being either that Shih either angered Lee Kuan Yew, or even more explosively, had an affair with Lee Hsien Loong.  Focus Taiwan: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs rebutted rumors Thursday that Vice Foreign Minister Vanessa Shih is in […]

Once again, the Malaysian media does a better job of reporting on Singapore’s politics than Singaporean media.  The Star: Elder statesman Lee Kuan Yew may not, for the first time in 51 years, take part in a general election – if one is called in the next six months as widely expected. WITH election buzz […]

Gopalan Nair confesses to the hoax that left Singapore’s blogsphere atwitter.  Singapore Dissident: My last post in this blog, Saturday, March 6, 2010 “Singapore strongman 87 year old Lee Kuan Yew suffers massive heart attack“, was a hoax. But the hoax was deliberately written by me. It was a deliberate attempt to highlight how tenuous […]

A rumour is doing the rounds that Lee Kuan Yew suffered a “massive” heart attack late on Friday, March 5 and is presently hospitalized at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Cardiac Unit of the Singapore General Hospital (SGH). Singapore Dissident: Singapore strongman 87 year old Lee Kuan Yew suffers massive heart attack The […]