24-Year-Old Blogger Gets Flamed For Not Feeling Super Sad About Lee Kuan Yew’s Death

Controversial opinion piece prompts FT to speak out in defence Local blogger Jeraldine Phneah recently published a blog post about why she would not be "THAT sad" about the death of Mr Lee Kuan Yew. Although the piece was well-researched, she still drew the ire of grieving netizens. This backlash prompted another blogger to come...

24 Hours MRT Dream To Be Realised Today

MRT hours to be extended to accommodate swelling crowds Ever dreamed of having our MRT run for 24 hours? Well, that dream will come true today (25 March). Due to the overwhelming turnout, MRT services will run for 24 hours on Wednesday so that the public can make their way...

Will You Queue 8 Hours To See LKY? These People Did.

First day for the public to pay respects and the crowd turnout is huge Mr Lee Kuan Yew's body was moved from Sri Temasek today to Parliament House, where his body will lie till Sunday for the public to pay their respects. Even before the procession was due to start, thousands had...

Latest Lee Kuan Yew Tribute Calls On Singapore To Wear Black

Imagine all 5.5 million of us in black on Sunday A movement has been circulating on the internet calling for all Singaporeans to wear black this coming Sunday (29 March) as a mark of respect for Mr Lee Kuan Yew. Source Reactions from the public As expected, opinions have been divided, just like how...

Goh Meng Seng: I Refuse To Mourn Lee Kuan Yew’s Death

Critical, or just plain mean? Goh Meng Seng is a Singaporean politician who stepped down as the Secretary-General of the National Solidarity Party (NSP) after the 2011 General Elections. He has announced that he will be returning to contest in the next General Elections. He has yet to confirm if...

Opposition Parties Pay Tribute To LKY

LKY's political opponents pay tribute Mr Lee Kuan Yew passing away yesterday morning (23 March) attracted tributes from all over the world, but perhaps the most telling are those from his political adversaries. Workers' Party Source     Dear Prime Minister, On behalf of the Workers’ Party, I wish to convey my deepest condolences to you and your...

More Tributes Flow In For Lee Kuan Yew

From businesses to politicians to magnates 1. Rupert Murdoch: "Uncompromising" Source Rupert Murdoch is an Australian American magnate who owns the likes of 21st Century Fox, HarperCollins and the Wall Street Journal. 2. Henry A. Kissinger: "His life was devoted to service" "A world needing to distill order from incipient chaos will miss his leadership." Kissinger...

33 World Leaders Pay Tribute To The Remarkable LKY

Such was the level of respect that LKY commanded Former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew passed away today (23 March) at 3.18am at Singapore General Hospital. Condolences have poured in from all over Singapore, tributes have been posted on social media; and the nation weeps. From world leaders, these are 33 statements lauding...

16 Singaporean Ministerial Tributes To The Legendary LKY

Mr Lee Kuan Yew, this is for you Former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew passed away today (23 March) at 3.18am at Singapore General Hospital. Condolences have poured in from all over Singapore, tributes have been posted on social media; and the nation weeps. From the party that LKY has built, these...

Comparing The PMs: Lee Kuan Yew vs Lee Hsien Loong

11 points of comparison; we pit them head to head Lee Hsien Loong has it tough. He took over as leader of Singapore, living in the great shadow cast by his father and former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew. But how similar are they, or do they rule govern in the same...

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