From businesses to politicians to magnates

1. Rupert Murdoch: “Uncompromising”

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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 was a former US Secretary of State, and close friend of Lee Kuan Yew.


Read his entire eulogy here.

3. Facebook: “Remarkable”

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Yup, Facebook posted their condolences on Facebook.

4. Zouk

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Perhaps fitting that a club paid tribute to the original Singapore bad-ass.


5. Google

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6. Li Ka-Shing: “A dear friend”

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“I will remember Lee Kuan Yew always as a dear friend, and it is in this capacity I mourn his loss the greatest.”

Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka Shing pays his respects to the late former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew next to Ho Ching in SingaporeSource

7. Arsenal F.C and Chelsea F.C


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8. Singtel: “We are grateful for his leadership”

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9. PwC Singapore: “Visionary, courageous, wise”

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10. Michael Bloomberg: “A political giant”

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Bloomberg is the former mayor of New York City.

11. S. Dhanabalan: “His greatest strength as a leader was his foresight”

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S Dhanabalan was a former MP and former Chairman of Temasek Holdings.

Read his entire eulogy here.

12. Rebecca Lim: “Thank you for your courage, and your life”

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13. Cathay Cineplexes: “Complete dedication”

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“Good bye Mr Lee.”

14. Goh Chok Tong: “A monumental legacy”

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“As Prime Minister, you lead a nation in mourning the demise of its greatest son, even as you grieve the passing of your father.”

15. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyuno: “His knowledge of international affairs was boundless”

Susilo Bambang Yudhoyuno was the former President of Indonesia. His video tribute was posted yesterday (23 March).

16. The Catholic Church: “A good and upright man who lived passionately”

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17. The Diocese of Singapore: “He had served the nation faithfully with an exemplary integrity”

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18. 20th Century Fox

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UPDATED (25 March)

19. Fitzwilliam College

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Fitzwilliam College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge.


Law Minister K Shanmugam said it best when he wrote, “What is there to say about Mr Lee Kuan Yew that has not already been said?”

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With reference to The Washington Post, TODAY