Daily Archives: 2015-03-27

Fundraising initiated for family who lost a son due to assault by co-workers
By Terry Xu Posted on by Terry Xu 2

Alex Chua created a fund raiser to seek donations from members of public who would like to help Fazli’s family to tide over this trying period after succumbing to injuries sustained from an assault by fellow co-workers and the cause of death is said to be due to cardio respiratory failure. Read More…

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MPs share personal stories in tribute to Lee Kuan Yew
By Howard Lee Posted on by Howard Lee 1

By Carlton Tan A special session was called yesterday, 26 March 26, for Members of Parliament (MPs) to pay tribute to the late Lee Kuan Yew. After 12 MPs made their speeches, a minute of silence was observed. Here are some of the Read More

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Low’s reminder timely, don’t whitewash Lee’s dubious ways
By Andrew Loh Posted on by Andrew Loh 74

Workers’ Party (WP) secretary general, Low Thia Khiang, has paid a glowing tribute to the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s first Prime Minister who passed away earlier this week. At a specially convened session of Parliament to recognise Mr Lee’s 60 years Read More

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Kuan Yew and I – by Mahathir Mohamad
By Andrew Loh Posted on by Andrew Loh 2

By Mahathir Mohamad, former Malaysian Prime Minister, writes on his blog about the death of Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew. 1. No matter how friendly or unfriendly we are, the passing away of a man you know well saddens you. 2. I cannot say Read More

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The lion and his pride
By Howard Lee Posted on by Howard Lee 9

Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 05:33 pmBy Howard Lee His body tired, the end draws nigh, The old lion lies down in the shade. His breathing laboured, he’s barely awake. The last glimmer begins to fade. His mane a tangle from Read More

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Singapore is not an autocracy, but we’re not free either
By Howard Lee Posted on by Howard Lee 10

By Bryan Cheang This article is written in strong opposition to the just published article “Critics call Singapore an autocracy. But I never felt more free than when I lived here“, written by Ms Sahana Singh on the Washington Post. The author pours out Read More

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Australian Parliament pays tribute to Lee Kuan Yew
By Howard Lee Posted on by Howard Lee 2

By Carlton Tan Over two days, 24 and 25 March, members of Australia’s Senate and the House of Representatives expressed their condolences at the passing of former Singapore’s Prime Minister, Lee Kuan Yew. On 25 March, the Australian government passed a motion to Read More

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