Tag: Lee Hsien Loong

Netizens polled: Lee Hsien Yang or Lee Hsien Loong – ‘Choose your savior’

After Lee Hsien Yang opined in a piece that Singapore should Fight Covid-19 first, putting the elections aside, netizens were polled as to whom they counted on more; Mr Lee Hsien Yang, or his brother Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. In a poll that ran...

Lee Hsien Yang says fight Covid-19 first, “Since PAP’s defeat is an improbability, why the hurry to the polls?”

In a lengthy piece first published in the Malaysian media, Lee Hsien Yang, brother of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, opined about why “Singapore polls must wait”. His opinion piece, titled, ‘Fight Covid-19 first, Singapore polls must wait’ published over the weekend (Apr 4), said...

PM Lee: People will not be discouraged from wearing masks

In an address to the nation at 4 pm today (April 3), Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong spoke about the tightening of measures in Singapore to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Along with announcing "circuit breakers" for one month, which include the closure of most...

BREAKING: PM Lee: To prevent escalating infections, we will impose tighter measures

Addressing the nation at 4pm earlier today (Apr 3), PM Lee announced the imposing of tighter measures on Singapore in order to prevent escalating Covid-19 infections. Calling the new measures a “circuit breaker”, he added that they would be imposed for one month. He said, “First,...

ESM Goh pointedly says: “Queensland just went ahead with its local elections despite the coronavirus”

“Queensland just went ahead with its local elections despite the coronavirus”, pointed out Emeritus Senior Minister (ESM) Goh Chok Tong in a Facebook post yesterday (Mar 30). His comments come as Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Friday (Mar 27) gave the strongest signal yet...

PM Lee on US and Covid 19: It’s a “pity” they are not using resources to deal with this “very grave challenge”

Singapore—Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong held nothing back as he told CNN’s Fareed Zakaria that the whole world needs to work together to find solutions for the current coronavirus crisis, particularly the United States and China. Acknowledging that the relationship between the two superpowers—currently the...

Hawker writes to PM Lee on FB, says having food courts open is a torture to all stall vendors who pay monthly rental with no one there

With the Covid-19 outbreak having taken a toll on business, and the government announcing that all entertainment venues such as night clubs, discos, karaoke outlets, cinemas and theatres to be closed, homegrown hawkers are now facing a pinch. In a Facebook post circulated on social...

Singaporeans call on PM Lee to implement lockdown and extend school closure

In response to Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's post regarding the nation's two recent deaths due to Covid-19, Singaporeans have issued a call for the Government to implement stricter measures to fight the spread of the virus. Mr Lee on Saturday (March 21) published...

PM Lee visits Teck Ghee Market, says people were conscious of Covid-19

Singapore – Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong visited the Teck Ghee Market and Food Centre to see how people were coping with the Covid-19 pandemic and noted that more and more have “become conscious” of the virus. On Sunday (Mar 22), Mr Lee took to...

Lee Hsien Yang reveals photo of LKY’s private study room taken on the day of his funeral

Commemorating the fifth death anniversary of Mr Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s first Prime Minister, Lee Hsien Yang shared a photo of his father’s private study. In a Facebook post earlier today, Mr Lee shared a “Photograph of Lee Kuan Yew’s study, taken by Shengwu on...