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MARATHON RUNNERS TO RUN 50KM FOR 50 DAYS TO HONOUR LKY

Ultramarathoners Mr Lim Ngee Huat and Mr Yong Yuen Cheng will be running 50km a day together for 50 days to commemorate the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew's significant contributions to building the nation and to honour some of his character traits. Each day of the run will be anchored by a theme based of one contribution or character trait. A total of 50 themes have been decided by the Institute of Technical Education students, such as independence, self-reliance, and kindness.

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LOW THIA KHIANG: LEE WAS NOT AN AUTOCRAT WHO DIDN’T LISTEN

The success arose not just from Mr Lee's extraordinary fighting spirit and tenacity, but also from his sincerity. However, I don’t think that the PAP one party rule is the key to Singapore's fast economic development, strong social cohesion and unitedness. This is because many Singaporeans were sacrificed during the process of nation building and policy making and our society has paid a price for it.

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VIKRAM NAIR: SINGAPORE IS MULTIRACIAL AND MULTILINGUAL BECAUSE OF LKY

I deliver this speech with great sorrow. When I was born in 1978 Mr Lee was the Prime Minister. In fact Mr Lee was the Prime Minister from the time that we got independence. His achievements are immeasurable. Even though the Indians only form about 10 percent of the population, the Tamil language remains as one of the official languages. Mr Lee, under his multi racial and multi lingual policy, made a provision in the Constitution to include it as one of the official languages.

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