Tag: Lee Kuan Yew

Li Shengwu posts photo of LKY’s memoir, says those were better days

Singapore—After being found guilty of contempt of court on Wednesday, July 29, Li Shengwu, the nephew of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong took to Facebook to air his views. He posted a photo of the first page of the memoir of his grandfather, Lee...

High Court finds Li Shengwu guilty of contempt of court, fines him S$15,000

Singapore—The High Court found Li Shengwu guilty of contempt of court on Wednesday (July 29). Justice Kannan Ramesh said in his verdict that Mr Li has two weeks to pay  the fine of $15,000, otherwise he will have to serve one week in jail. Mr...

Lee Kuan Yew ‘not quite sold’ on idea of 6.5m population for Singapore: Lee Hsien Yang shares

Then-Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew 'has not quite been sold' on the idea of a 6.5 million population size in Singapore, shared Lee Hsien Yang in a Facebook post earlier today (Jul 28). He shared a Straits Times article from Feb 2, 2008, where the...

GE2020: Have lunchtime rallies lost their spark?

“Every election, rain or shine, the PAP holds a lunchtime rally at Fullerton. It is the highlight of the campaign. Pandemic or no, we will again hold a Fullerton rally this time, but it will be online,” wrote Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in...

Heng Swee Keat’s confusing speech contrasted with clear remark by Lee Kuan Yew

Singapore -- A clear remark by founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew about what it takes to lead Singapore has resurfaced and been contrasted with the speech, which left many scratching their heads, by the PAP's Heng Swee Keat at the nomination centre on...

“It is in your blood”: Netizens call for Lee Hsien Yang and Li Shengwu to contest in the GE

A wave of support from netizens washed in after Li Shengwu, Lee Hsien Yang’s oldest son, announced that he had donated to both the Workers’ Party (WP) and the Progress Singapore Party (PSP). On Saturday (Jun 27), Mr Li wrote in a Facebook post: “I've...

“When PAP was the opposition”

Singapore—While the whole country, it seems, is in the grip of election fever, Wake Up, Singapore sought to remind Singaporeans that the ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) was, once upon a time, an opposition party, just like every other opposition party in the country. On...

Netizen asks: “I wonder what LKY would have said if he is told his son joins the opposition party?”

Socio-political activist Gilbert Goh posed the above question to netizens and his followers on Facebook after Mr Lee Hsien Yang, youngest son of the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew, announced his membership with the Progress Singapore Party (PSP). There was high drama on Wednesday (June...

Lee Kuan Yew predicted that the opposition would win one day

An old quote by Singapore Founding Father Lee Kuan Yew regarding opposition parties in Singapore has resurfaced on the internet. The quote warns that one day, Singaporeans just may get tired of the ruling party, People's Action Party (PAP), and vote for the opposition. Originally...

Redditors try to figure out mysterious sight in Singapore’s sky

After a Redditor shared a photo of a colourful patch in the sky on the Singapore Reddit group and asked what it was, Redditors had some interesting theories as to what the colours were. Redditor @EquiNyaaa recently shared a photo of a captivating sight in...