Posts Tagged ‘channelnewsasia’

ChannelNewsAsia offers up two videos from the Forbes Global CEO conference, with about 20 seconds each of Lee Kuan Yew. MM Lee says US economy down but not out (video) MM Lee says SWFs should not be lumped as a single entity (video)

Lee Kuan Yew attended the Nomura Asia Equity Forum on Wednesday. From the Straits Times: POLITICAL turmoil in Malaysia and Thailand are ‘severe problems’ which may hurt growth and investment in the markets, Singapore’s Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew said on Wednesday. Malaysia is ‘trapped’ in personal politics amid accusations and counter-accusations among politicians, Mr […]

And the Minister Mentor is back with another hyperbolic broadside. Straits Times: ONE freak election result is all it will take to wipe out Singapore’s success in building up the city state, Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew warned last night. This could happen if voters became bored and decided to give the ‘vociferous opposition’ a […]

A terse notice from Channel News Asia has the blogosphere abuzz: Police arrest former Singaporean for insulting public servant The public servant in question is Belinda Ang, the judge at the Lee Kuan Yew defamation trial, and the “former Singaporean” is Gopalan Nair, a former Workers Party member who is now a US citizen and […]

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 […]

Speech at Queenstown Stadium on May 25th, and a brief mention of a sore throat and the upcoming CSJ cross-examination.  Channel News Asia, with video: MM Lee says giving subsidies will not solve Singapore’s problems “I read many letters in the press urging subsidies for all manner of things — seat belts for school buses, […]