lee kuan yew

Why is Singapore a model nation?

Within 50 years since its independence, Singapore set a bar which many countries cannot achieve in a hundred years. Inheriting a tiny piece of land and a poor community of inhabitants, the leadership under Lee Kuan Yew, understood that the nation would need to make the best use of its geographic advantage.

September 11, 2015
September 11, 2015

Singaporeans vote in general election

Singaporeans are voting in a general election where the ruling People's Action Party (PAP) is widely expected to retain power.

September 1, 2015
September 1, 2015

Why is Singapore a model nation?

Within 50 years since its independence, Singapore set a bar which many countries cannot achieve in a hundred years. Inheriting a tiny piece of land and a poor community of inhabitants, the leadership under Lee Kuan Yew, understood that the nation would need to make the best use of its geographic advantage.

March 29, 2015
March 29, 2015

Lee Kuan Yew: Which way now for Singapore?

As Singapore mourn the death of founding father Lee Kuan Yew, questions are also quietly being asked about where the country goes next.

March 29, 2015
March 29, 2015

Singapore holds Lee Kuan Yew funeral

Singapore is bidding farewell to its founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, who died on Monday aged 91.

March 25, 2015
March 25, 2015

Lee Kuan Yew: Thousands queue to view founder lying in state

Thousands of people in Singapore are queuing to pay tribute to late statesman Lee Kuan Yew as he lies in state in parliament

March 23, 2015
March 23, 2015

Obama mourns death of Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew, calls him 'true giant'

President Barack Obama offers condolences on Sunday on the death of Lee Kuan Yew, calling Singapore's first prime minister "a true giant of history."

March 23, 2015
March 23, 2015

FACTBOX: The opinions, and sharp tongue of Lee Kuan Yew

Singapore's first Prime Minister,Lee Kuan Yew, who died on Monday aged 91, was renowned for his sharp tongue, quick wit and controversial remarks.

March 23, 2015
March 23, 2015

Singapore founding father Lee Kuan Yew dies

Singapore's founding father, Lee Kuan Yew, has died, leaving behind the unlikely nation that he and his colleagues fostered and built over five decades as his lasting legacy