Tag Archives: LKY

SINGAPORE SONGBIRD STEFANIE SUN’S TRIBUTE TO LKY

I am a product of the late 1970s. At the edge of Gen X, not quite Gen Y. Those in my generation have parents who are part of the "grateful old" - a term I coined not to offend, but in recognition of the fact that they had witnessed the transition from what was to what is under the rule of the PAP. But my peers and I grew up in a different era. We read English literature and watched American sitcoms. For us, leaders are not idolised, change is openly embraced and alternative opinions are often taken to be "cool" and to be a sign that one has personality.

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MALAYSIAN PM ARRIVES TO PAY RESPECTS TO LKY

The Prime Minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak, and his wife Rosmah Mansor, arrived in Singapore on Thursday to pay their last respects to the late Lee Kuan Yew. Other officials accompanying him include Foreign Affairs Minister Anifah Aman, Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai, Natural Resources and Environment Minister G Palanivel and Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Mah Siew Keong.

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MOST BETTING NUMBERS RELATED TO LKY’S DEATH SOLD OUT

From car plate numbers to dates, Singaporeans are capitalizing on the death of Lee Kuan Yew by picking 4 digit lottery numbers (known as 4D) or other combinations that are related to the death of the pioneer statesman. Many of the numbers linked to LKY's birth and death, the license plate of the hearse that carried his coffin to the Parliament House for the private wake have been sold out.

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LKY EXHIBITION OPEN AT NATIONAL MUSEUM UNTIL 26 APRIL

The life and political career of the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew will be featured in a new exhibition that is being held at the National Museum of Singapore since Tuesday (24th March) until 26th April. The exhibition will show the circumstances that shaped the ideals and convictions of Mr Lee and his generation of leaders through photographs and audiovisual recordings, as well as artefacts from the National Collection. The timeline of the exhibition runs from Lee Kuan Yew's formative student years to his final years of service as Minister Mentor.

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BREADTALK: SORRY FOR SELLING “LEE KUAN YEW BREAD”

BreadTalk, the local bakery chain, has apologized on its Facebook today for selling commemorative buns to mark the passing away of Lee Kuan Yew. The proceeds of the buns were originally meant to be donated to the Community Chest. Netizens criticized the sale of being insensitive and in poor taste. Many said that BreadTalk was trying to cash in on the late leader's death.

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