Posts Tagged ‘death’

Lee Kuan Yew is dead.  PMO: The Prime Minister is deeply grieved to announce the passing of Mr Lee Kuan Yew, the founding Prime Minister of Singapore. Mr Lee passed away peacefully at the Singapore General Hospital today at 3.18am. He was 91. Arrangements for the public to pay respects and for the funeral proceedings […]

Lee Kuan Yew apparently remains alive, barely.  ST: Former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew remains warded in the Intensive Care Unit at the Singapore General Hospital (SGH), according to a statement from the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) on Thursday morning. Mr Lee is still sedated and on mechanical ventilation, the statement said. It added that […]

Lee Kuan Yew, of Seremban, Malaysia, is dead.    Borneo Post: A motorcylist died after he was ran over by a lorry following his machine going out of control and skidding on the main road of Taman Bukit Galena here last night. In the 8pm incident, the victim, Lee Kuan Yew, 48, died at the […]

Surprisingly frank analysis from Today: A rumour that former Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew had died started circulating on Twitter at least five days before the National Day Parade, with journalists asked by just about everyone – friends, parents, the neighbourhood barber – about its veracity. And despite a couple of journalists’ efforts to debunk the […]

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 […]

Full text at AsiaOne: I brought her home on July 3, 2008. The doctors expected her to last a few weeks. She lived till October 2, 2 years and 3 months. She remained lucid. They gave time for me and my children to come to terms with the inevitable. In the final few months, her […]

Lee Kuan Yew’s wife Kwa Geok Choo has died.  Channel NewsAsia: Madam Kwa Geok Choo – the wife of Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew, and mother of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has died on Saturday. Mrs Lee Kuan Yew, age 89, passed away peacefully at home at 5.40 pm. A statement from the Prime […]