Monthly Archives: March 2015

Think Centre: Statement on Singapore’s first Prime Minister’s Passing

By Think Centre Mr. Lee Kuan Yew was a visionary who inspired a team of exceptional men and a whole generation of Singaporeans to modernize and develop the country. They made Singapore relevant to the rest of the world by plugging the country into the global economy and fought to have the best infrastructure like an international airport, a seaport …

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Condolences from Chiam See Tong and SPP to PM Lee

The longest serving opposition Member of Parliament, Mr Chiam See Tong, and the party he leads, the Singapore People’s Party, sent their condolences to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on the demise of Mr Lee Kuan Yew. Mr Prime Minister, My wife and I are saddened to learn about the passing of your father, the first Prime Minister of Singapore, …

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Catholic Church: Consolation to Lee family in time of grief

Archbishop William has sent condolences on behalf of the Roman Catholic Church in Singapore to PM Lee Hsien Loong and his family. Dear Prime Minister and Mrs Lee, The Roman Catholic Church in Singapore and I are with you in your pain as you mourn the loss of your beloved father and father-in-law. Your father was not only a great statesman.  He was also …

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TOC: Condolences on the passing of Mr Lee Kuan Yew

The Online Citizen would like to offer our condolences to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his family on the passing of Mr Lee Kuan Yew. We are all sons of fathers and grandfathers, and your loss is felt no less among us. Mr Lee Kuan Yew will be remembered by Singaporeans for his achievements. He had contributed immensely to …

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Singapore 2.0: Making our own hard choices

By Carlton Tan It is over. The 91-year-old former Prime Minister, Lee Kuan Yew, passed away peacefully on March 23, 2015 at 3.18am. As in life, so also in death. Mr Lee will be at the centre of attention for an entire nation and even of the world. Obituaries are being prepared, flowers are being arranged, a grand state funeral …

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Entering the post-LKY era

By Yap Shiwen Lee Kuan Yew has passed on, bereft of life and resting in peace. While many Singaporeans may disagree over their perception of Lee Kuan Yew, whether as a villain, anti-villain or some sort of hero, he impacted Singapore. Mostly for the better, and in some cases for the worse. We see it in the government of the …

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SingFirst sends condolence letter to Prime Minister Lee

Local opposition party, SingFirst has sent a condolence letter to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on the demise of his father, Mr Lee Kuan Yew. Secretary General of SingFirst, Mr Tan Jee Say wrote, “On behalf of Singaporeans First, I convey our condolences to you on the demise of your dear father. We join in the nation’s grief over the …

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NSP: Saddened by the demise of Mr. Lee Kuan Yew

We are indeed saddened by the demise of Mr. Lee Kuan Yew. For many of us, he was the most remarkable statesman Singapore ever had. Together with his colleagues from the first generation, he set the path for Singapore to join the rank of developed nations. His passing brings us to a new era. May Singapore continue to build upon …

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