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SINGAPORE GAY COMMUNITY PAY TRIBUTE TO GAY-FRIENDLY LEE KUAN YEW

"Well, it's not a matter which I can decide or any government can decide. It's a question of what a society considers acceptable. And as you know, Singaporeans are by and large a very conservative, orthodox society, a very, I would say, completely different from, say, the United States and I don't think an aggressive gay rights movement would help. But what we are doing as a government is to leave people to live their own lives so long as they don't impinge on other people. I mean, we don't harass anybody."

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"I SEALED LKY NEWSPAPERS IN ZIP-LOCK BAGS!"

Countries can thrive without those impractical liberal values. We don't need unrestrained freedom of expression because we need to consider the cultural, racial and religious sensitivities of the different communities in Singapore. We don't need western-model of freedom of assembly where people can gather as and when they like to protest senselessly because we have many open channels to feedback to government and political leaders about flaws in policies; if they don't listen, citizens have the right to vote them out. Aljunied GRC is a prime example.

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WESTERN MEDIA CENSORED SINGAPOREAN'S TRIBUTE TO LEE KUAN YEW

Freedom is being able to walk on the streets unmolested in the wee hours in the morning, to be able to leave one's door open and not fear that one would be burgled. Freedom is the woman who can ride buses and trains alone; freedom is not having to avoid certain subway stations after night falls.

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SINGAPORE WILL SHUT DOWN THE INTERNET ON SUNDAY AS A GESTURE OF RESPECT FOR MR LEE KUAN YEW

Internet Service Providers in Singapore will shut down internet services for a day on Sunday (March 29), when the state funeral for former prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew will be held, as a gesture of respect.

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1967: EVERY SINGAPORE MAN FEAR THEIR PENIS WOULD DISAPPEAR

The news spread quickly among Singaporeans that consumption of pork would get the disease. Koro was then known to cause the male genitals to shrink which will lead to death. As a result, hundreds of Singaporean men clutched on to their penises, and some even tied strings or attached clamps onto their genitals to prevent it from shrinking.

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LEE KUAN YEW ALWAYS PUT SINGAPORE'S INTEREST FIRST - HE REVOKED PR OF TROUBLEMAKERS!

Captain Ryan Goh Yew Hock had tried to undermine the interests of SIA and Singapore, he said. 'If Singapore goes down, you go down,' he told the Singaporeans across the table. 'He doesn't go down.' With that out of the way, he laid out what he wanted to achieve out of the meeting: a fresh start. 'You play straight with me, I play straight with you. You play ducks and drakes with me, I play ducks and drakes with you,' he told them.

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