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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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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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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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