Monthly Archives: March 2015

DPP’s condolence letter to grieve the passing of Mr Lee Kuan Yew

Secretary General of Democratic Progressive Party, Mr Benjamin Pwee express the party’s grief over the demise of Mr Lee Kuan Yew. We at the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) of Singapore are deeply saddened by the demise of former Prime Minister Mr Lee Kuan Yew. We are indebted to him as a nation, and owe our present and our future to what …

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SDP’s condolence letter to the family of Mr Lee Kuan Yew

Dr Chee Soon Juan sends his condolences to the Lee family on the demise of Mr Lee Kuan Yew. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong Dr Lee Wei Ling Mr Lee Hsien Yang, On behalf of the members of the Singapore Democratic Party, I send you and your loved ones my deepest condolences on the demise of your father, Mr Lee Kuan Yew. …

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Statement of condolence from Pink Dot Sg

The Pink Dot Sg Organising Committee has issued a condolence letter to the family of Lee Kuan Yew. The Pink Dot Sg Organising Committee wishes to express our deepest condolences to the family of Singapore’s First Prime Minister and Former Minister Mentor, Mr. Lee Kuan Yew. As Singapore’s longest-serving Prime Minister, Mr. Lee’s commitment and dedication to Singapore is unquestioned. …

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Mr Low Thia Khiang’s condolence letter to PM Lee

The leader of the Opposition, Mr Low Thia Khiang, sends his condolences to Mr Lee Hsien Loong and his family. Dear Prime Minister, On behalf of the Workers’ Party, I wish to convey my deepest condolences to you and your family on the passing of your father, Mr Lee Kuan Yew. Mr Lee was Singapore’s first Prime Minister, heading the …

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Thank you, LKY, you made me see the light

By BlackandWhite I woke up this morning (in New Zealand) to find that one of the most important men in Singapore’s history has died. A strange wave of emotions hit me; I was sad, but at the same time, really happy as well. And it is this internal conflict that promoted me to write my thoughts down. I still remember, …

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A small tribute to Mr Lee Kuan Yew

By Ng E-Jay Mr Lee Kuan Yew was Singapore’s first Prime Minister. He held the reigns of office for 31 years, from 1959 to 1990. During this period, his team of capable ministers enacted policies that brought great wealth and prosperity to Singapore. While credit must be given to him for the unprecedented social and economic progress that Singapore made …

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Civil and political rights, after Lee Kuan Yew

By Ghui It is not an earth shattering observation to note that change is taking place in many parts of the world. From the rise of anti capitalist movements to the clamouring of more political rights to the exposé of various corrupt regimes or figures of authority, the world is certainly ripe and ready for transformation. In Singapore, we are …

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Lee Kuan Yew – people, policies and the politics of life

By Howard Lee “You assume that politics is about elections and election contests. I do not see politics that way. The best definition of politics is… “the art and science of governance of a country and how it runs its internal and external relations”. That is a very abstract concept. Translated in real life, it means, “how is my life …

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