PM Lee Plays Merry-Go-Round With His Cabinet Comrades

Promotions, hellos, and goodbyes in store Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced a couple of changes to the Cabinet yesterday (April 8). This is PM's fifth reshuffle since the 2011 General Elections. Source Here is a quick summary of the merry-go-round: who's in and who's out. 1. Masagos Zulkifli Source Previously: Senior Minister of State for...

Indian National Names His Baby “Lee Kuan Yew”

LKY is as revered as a god in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu If Lee Wei Ling was surprised at the massive outpouring of grief from Singaporeans, we wonder if she would be similarly, or even more, surprised at what this Indian state is doing for Mr Lee Kuan Yew. Source Enter baby...

Tan Kin Lian: University Is Not The Only Route To Success

But it remains to be seen if degree-chasing Singaporeans will take heed Tan Kin Lian is the former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of NTUC Income and a 2011 Presidential Election candidate. Source He also founded and runs a website about "insurance, investment and financial planning and social issues in Singapore". He recently published a...

Are Singaporeans Suffering From A LKY Hangover?

Duo arrested for illegal public assembly, netizens have no sympathy On 4 April, two men clad in identical red hoodies were arrested for holding up placards with the words "You can’t silence the people" and "Injustice" outside the Istana for half an hour, after requests from the police to stop...

A*STAR Scientist Accused Of Poisoning Lab Mates At Stanford University

Poisoning and sabotaging on the cards. What's next? Ouyang Xiangyu is a 27-year-old scientist who pursued her graduate studies on an A* STAR scholarship at Stanford University.  A*STAR is a scientific research agency based in Singapore and offers some of the most prestigious scholarships to budding scientific talents. Source The trouble She had a bright...

The Boy Behind The Video: Infamous Amos

A look into our video-making Infamous Amos The now-infamous Famous Amos is all but 17 years of age, and yet his videos have provoked more thought and discussion than any other local YouTuber has done in a while. The video of Amos lambasting Lee Kuan Yew and making unfavourable comparisons between...

Amos Yee Insulted Christianity Yet Now Being Helped By Christian

It remains to be seen if Amos will be grateful Remember Amos Yee, the 17-year-old dude who made insensitive remarks about the late Lee Kuan Yew and Christianity in his YouTube video? After his video went viral, more than 20 police reports were filed against him. He was arrested by the...

Son Of Former ISA Detainee Is Surprisingly Calm About LKY

Otto Fong sits down for an interview with Straits Times editor Otto Fong is the son of Fong Swee Suan, a former politician detained under the Internal Security Act in the infamous Operation Coldstore. Source Otto Fong was recently asked by a friend as to whether he would queue for eight hours...

Why Is Lee Kuan Yew Such A Divisive Figure?

Lee Kuan Yew: Dictator or Idealist? Various articles have been written following the death of Mr. Lee Kuan Yew, last Monday morning (23 March). The articles, especially those of foreign publications like The Guardian, The Economist, and CNN were critical of Lee's reign and did not have wholly kind words regarding...

14 Parting Quotes From LKY’s Family To Remember Him By

PM Lee finally called him 'Papa' and not 'Mr Lee Kuan Yew' In a touching private ceremony at Mandai Crematorium, the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew's family members gathered to send him off on his final journey. They delivered touching, personal eulogies to the man they called "Papa" or "Yeye"....

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