Tag: Lee Kuan Yew

How did Singapore grow?

Call it a series of coincidences but my maternal granduncle passed away. While the timing was not something he planned, his death took place...

Succession question: Nikkei Asia asks if Lawrence Wong is ‘main man to watch’

Singapore—The ruling People’s Action Party’s succession plan was thrown into confusion with Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat bowing out of contention last month. Immediately,...

Lee Hsien Yang emphasises that the High Court found Kwa Kim Li’s emails could...

Singapore -- Mr Lee Hsien Yang posted on Facebook the most comprehensive account of the High Court judgment following his and his sister Dr...

Calvin Cheng cautions: “The PAP needs to remember how to be a political party”

Singapore -- Former Nominated Member of Parliament (NMP) Calvin Cheng took to social media to say that the era of Lee Kuan Yew-style politics...

Goh Chok Tong posts photo of a young Lee Kuan Yew as a scout

Singapore—Former Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong recently donned his scouting neckerchief and reminisced in a Facebook post about his scouting days. In the Facebook post...

George Nonis said in 1991 George Yeo would become PM and that there would...

So George Yeo did not become Prime Minister. Satirist cartoonist and author George Nonis made a number of interesting predictions in a book in...

Bloomberg writer predicts S’pore in future will be “small and rich”

Singapore—In a commentary for Bloomberg Opinion, writer Daniel Moss, who writes regularly about Asian economies, predicts that Singapore in the future will be “small...

Malaysian MP Syed Saddiq returns to SG to finish studies at NUS LKY School

Singapore—Mr Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman, who served as Malaysia’s Youth and Sports Minister under former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, wrote in a Facebook...

Calvin Cheng: I don’t think the majority of the Workers’ Party policy suggestions are...

Singapore—Despite his recent friendly overtures toward certain opposition figures, former Nominated Member of Parliament Calvin Cheng sought to clarify that his pro-government stance has...

US woman who records using superglue as hairspray viewed more than 28 million times

Singapore — A woman in the United States has been in the news for having used superglue as hairspray, ending up needing the help...
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