Posts Tagged ‘lee wei ling’

Lee Kuan Yew’s daughter reveals why he has trouble walking.  Reuters via WSJ: Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s first and longest-serving prime minister, is fighting a neurological disease that makes it difficult for him to walk, his daughter wrote in a newspaper column on Sunday. Lee Wei Ling, who is also director of Singapore’s National Neuroscience […]

Crossing paths with Lee Kuan Yew’s offspring can be dangerous, even when they’re not officially in positions of power.  Asia Sentinel: The Singapore government has declined to reappoint Attorney General Walter Woon after his two years on the job expired earlier this month. Woon was earlier criticized by Lee Wei Ling, the daughter of Singaporean […]

Reaction and analysis of Chip Goodyear’s surprise resignation from Temasek.  Asia Sentinel: Exactly what Goodyear was proposing to do when he became actual chief executive is not clear. Some suggest he wanted to move into resources, others that he wanted to shake up the managements of the local state owned entities which are a major […]

Yet more unabashed hagiography of the Lee family, this one also involving Lee Wei Ling.  Witness their warmth and kindness, even to maids!  Straits Times: Mr Lee Kuan Yew returned home from his studies in Britain during her second year with the family. She witnessed his wedding – a simple affair where relatives were invited […]

A remarkable duet of hagiography.  First a self-satisfied article by Lee Kuan Yew’s granddaughter Lee Wei Ling: My needs are simple and I live a spartan life. I choose to practise in the public sector because I want to serve all patients without needing to consider whether they can pay my fees. I try not […]