Tag Archives: LEE KUAN YEW

WHAT WILL HAPPEN AFTER LEE KUAN YEW’S DEATH?

Why is the imminent death of LKY an issue we need to pay attention to? A shared opinion among some political observers is that the PAP Government will call the next elections immediately after his funeral - which will no doubt occupy the headlines for weeks in order that the party can leverage on the expected flood of tributes and sympathy from both the local and international media. It will be the biggest advertising campaign for the PAP, which the party will gladly exploit in order to win another election.

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MERITOCRACY: YOU SHALL SOW WHAT YOU REAP

For an island so small that you can't run a marathon in a straight line in without hitting the sea, Singapore has done extremely well by any account. It has zilch natural resources but today, Singapore outstrips almost all other countries in the world, including countries which are many times its size and have a far longer history than this young nation that hasn't even hit 50. If you want the facts, here they are: Singapore is the 6th best country in the world to be born in (Cllick here) and it comes in fifth in the world on education

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Former MM Lee Kuan Yew conferred Russia’s Order of Honour

The President of the Russian Federation, Mr Vladimir Putin, has conferred the Order of Honour on Singapore’s former Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew. The Order of Honour was presented by His Excellency Mr Leonid Moiseev, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Singapore, to Mr Lee today (Jan 6) at the Istana.

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