Tag: Lee Kuan Yew

Presumptive 4G PM Heng Swee Keat remembers founding PM Lee Kuan Yew’s vision for Singapore on the occasion of his birthday

Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat commemorated the birth anniversary of Singapore's founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew on social media, by sharing a speech the late Mr Lee made in 1965. Mr Heng, who also serves as Finance Minister and first assistant secretary-general of...

Letter from Lee Kuan Yew to the Cabinet recirculates: “38 Oxley Road has no merit as architecture. So please respect my wish to have it demolished when I am...

A letter from Singapore’s first Prime Minister, the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew has once again been circulating around social media and the Internet. In his letter, he makes his wishes towards his residential home, 38 Oxley Road, clear, asking for it to be...

Old video of Li Shengwu resurfaces, says about LKY, “looking both at what’s happened to the family and what’s happened to S’pore’s institutions – I just don’t know what...

An old video of Li Shengwu, nephew of Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has resurfaced, circulating on social media. In the video, he not only speaks about politics and how he fears for his family to live in Singapore, he also talks about...

Lee Wei Ling speaks out again on 38 Oxley Road: “One has to be remarkably dumb or ill-informed to not know what LKY wanted to happen to his marital...

Around the same time as the release of a statement from Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s press secretary detailing that PM Lee will testify in court if his defamation suit against the chief editor of The Online Citizen (TOC) goes to trial, his sister...

Heng Swee Keat: ‘Cut from the same cloth’ as the Lee family?

Singapore—As talk of the upcoming General Election has heated up due to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s announcement on Wednesday, September 4, that the Electoral Boundaries Committee has officially been convened, extra attention is now being paid to the designated heir apparent, who was...

mrbrown slams tourist who asks Singaporeans to remember colonial Britain’s contributions, says, “piss off, ya bloody tosser”

A tourist who wrote in to the Straits Times forum asking Singaporeans to remember colonial Britain’s role in shaping Singapore received much flak from locals and popular blogger mrbrown. Dr. Daniel Emlyn-Jones wrote in to the paper, and his first letter was published on August...

Did PSP bite back at ESM Goh’s comment with nod to Don Quixote?

At their National Day Celebration, a member of the Progress Singapore Party (PSP) performed a rendition of “The Impossible Dream” – a nod to the old-time classic theatre play, “I, Don Quijote”. Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong accused Dr Tan Cheng Bock of having...

Lee Kuan Yew once suggested Singaporeans ages 35-60 with kids should have two votes each

Singapore—The country’s founding Prime Minister, Lee Kuan Yew, once suggested that adults between the ages of 35 and 60 and who had children should get an additional vote. The reason is that those with more responsibility should get more weight during elections. In a 1994 Associated Press (AP) report...

Ho Ching shares article on cutting ties with toxic family members

Chief executive officer of Temasek Holdings and wife of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Ho Ching, known to be rather active on social media and Facebook, yesterday shared a post that caught the attention of many. Ho Ching shared an article titled; ‘Here’s why sometimes...

In Profile: Tan Cheng Bock

A look at Tan Cheng Bock’s life in the service of the people of Singapore Singapore—Physician. Member of Parliament. One-time presidential candidate. Opposition leader. What could be next in line for Dr Tan Cheng Bock, as he finds himself thrust into the limelight once again? All...